D.C. Circuit Upholds FTC On POM’s Advertising, Strikes Two-Study Standard

By | Ad Law Access | February 1, 2015
D.C. Circuit Upholds FTC On POM’s Advertising, Strikes Two-Study Standard

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion on Friday, January 30, upholding the Federal Trade Commission’s findings that POM Wonderful’s advertising, in which it claimed that consuming POM Wonderful pomegranate juice could prevent or reduce the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction, was deceptive.

FTC Report Offers Privacy and Security Guidance for ‘Internet of Things’

By | AdLaw® By Request™ | January 29, 2015
FTC Report Offers Privacy and Security Guidance for ‘Internet of Things’

On Tuesday, January 27, the FTC issued a 71-page Staff Report on the privacy and security issues with the Internet of Things.  As we’ve noted in our previous blog posts, the Internet of Things (“IoT”) refers to the growing ability of everyday devices to monitor and communicate information through the Internet.