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legal compliance

New FTC Disclosure Rules May Impact Your Social Media Activity

Social Media Marketing

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on October 5, 2009 published new Guidelines Concerning The Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, which will become effective December 1, 2009. The new Guidelines reference is 16 C.F.R. part 255 and available for download on the FTC website.
This action by the FTC was prompted by [...]

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3 Tips For Your General Audience Site To Avoid Tripping The COPPA Trap

Internet Marketing Strategy

If you think that the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) applies only to websites that target children under 13, you’re uninformed. Sony found out the hard way, and as a result Sony has agreed to pay a $1 million fine in settlement of a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). You can [...]

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Give Your Site a 10-Point Legal Check-Up

Internet Marketing Strategy

When last did you give your site a quick legal check-up? Online businesses are now highly regulated, and there’s substantial liability if you site’s not legally compliant. In addition, your customers are becoming more Internet savvy, and a site that’s not legally compliant is not going to be trusted. So, let’s get started…
Use This Checklist [...]

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16 Things Every Website Absolutely, Positively Needs To Know About Website Legal Compliance

Internet Marketing Strategy

Why Aren’t Website Owners Aware of Website Legal Compliance Requirements?
I believe the lack of awareness and understanding is due to several factors:

Most small website owners don’t have an Internet attorney; most don’t even feel the need for one, and the ones who do, don’t know how to find one they can trust;
Most website developers don’t [...]

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