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Regulating Food Advertising to Children

Around the world, approximately 170 million children under the age of 18 are estimated to be overweight or obese. Childhood obesity can lead to serious health consequences, including an increased risk for heart disease, sleep disorders, cancer, and early death. … Continue reading

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Ethics of Geo-Targeted Legal Advertising

There was a story awhile ago about some lawyers using geo-targeting technology to target ads to people within hospitals: Digital Ambulance Chasers? Law Firms Send Ads To Patients’ Phones Inside ERs. Patients sitting in emergency rooms, at chiropractors’ offices and at … Continue reading

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The Florida Bar and Competitive Keyword Advertising: A Tragicomedy (in 3 Parts)

In the late 2000s, keyword advertising was one of Internet Law’s hottest topics. Now, not so much. Relatively few lawsuits are filed; they rarely last long in court; and most trademark owners have moved on. But in the Florida Bar, … Continue reading

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ISPs’ listed speeds drop up to 41% after UK requires accurate advertising

Enlarge (credit: Steve Johnson / Flickr) Most broadband providers in the UK "have been forced to cut the headline speeds they advertise when selling deals" because of new UK rules requiring accurate speed claims, according to a consumer advocacy group. … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s Candies Are Tart, But Not “Natural,” False Advertising Suit Claims

Trader Joe’s “Ts & Js Lemon Grapefruit Lime Tangerine Sour Gummies” have soured the palate of at least one consumer, according to a recently-removed Southern District of California lawsuit. Plaintiff Serena Wong, who filed her complaint against the grocery giant … Continue reading

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