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Google vs. Australia ACCC: What it Means for Your Privacy Practices

On April 16, 2021, an Australian Federal Court judge ruled in the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) v Google LLC. In that decision, the judge found that Google misled consumers during the set-up stages of their Android devices. Note that the court handed down the ruling even though...

Amazon Affiliate Requirements

If you participate in the Amazon Associates affiliate program, you must follow Amazon's Operating Agreement or risk being terminated. You're also required by law to include some particular disclosures so you maintain a transparent relationship with users and avoid fines. Here's what you need to know about what Amazon requires, what...

Legal Considerations Before Launching a New Website

Are you launching a new website? Whether it's a simple blog, an ecommerce store, or a community message board, you must consider your legal position. From privacy to consumer protection to copyright, there are many ways in which the law can affect website operators. This legal landscape might not be as daunting...

How Brexit Affects Copyright

Brexit will affect UK businesses in countless ways. A critical impact of Brexit is on copyright law. Rightsholders, and those dealing with copyrighted works, must consider how they will prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period. Changes are likely to occur in areas such as satellite broadcasting, database ownership,...

FTC Requirements for Influencers

Influencers are advertisers. Instagram personalities promoting a local business can be regulated by the same laws as the world's largest companies. And the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is not afraid to go after influencers, and even those with just a handful of followers. But the FTC isn't looking to catch influencers unaware....

Legal Checklist for Businesses Using Social Media Influencers

Social media has drastically changed advertising. Along with the more conventional forms of marketing, such as print, TV, radio, and pay-per-click ads, businesses are buying the influence of social media personalities. Social media influencers could be a great way to promote your business online. However, before you begin advertising in this...