Category: FTC

Recent FTC Settlement Provides Valuable Lead Generation Compliance Reminders

August 30, 2019, by Richard Newman

On August 27, 2019, the FTC announced a $30M settlement with an operator of several post-secondary schools to resolve charges...

Recent FTC Action May Broadly Impact Insurance Pay-Per-Call Niche

November 12, 2018, by Richard Newman

On November 2, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission announced an action against marketers of alleged sham health insurance information plans....

Lead Generation and the EBR Exception to the Telemarketing Sales Rule

January 8, 2018, by Richard Newman

In February of 2008, Congress passed the Do-Not-Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007 requiring a biennial report on the...

US Agency to Hand Over Internet Supervision to FTC

December 12, 2017, by LeadsConAdmin

 The US Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over supervision of Internet service providers to another federal agency, as it...

FTC Cracks Down on Student Debt Relief Scams

October 19, 2017, by LeadsConAdmin

The Federal Trade Commission, along with Illinois and 10 other states, on Friday announced a coordinated crackdown on student loan...

Ads In Disguise? The FTC Guidelines For Disclosing Sponsored Influencer Posts

July 26, 2017, by LeadsConAdmin

The fact that advertisement in print and online must be clearly labeled is yesterday's news. But due to the ongoing...

LeadsCouncil’s Greg Gragg on Your Top Regulatory Priorities

February 23, 2017, by aiwpadmin

With lead generation experiencing greater scrutiny by numerous governing bodies on and around Capitol Hill, self-regulation is more important than...

Build Best Practices with Self-Regulation in Lead Gen

February 2, 2017, by aiwpadmin

By Shahnaz Mahmud.   With greater scrutiny by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), self-regulation in the lead generation space has become...

Under Trump, What Does the Future Hold for Lead Generators in Higher Ed?

February 2, 2017, by aiwpadmin

By John Egan.  In April 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a landmark decision: The consumer watchdog had, for...

Regulation of Lead Generation Industry Faces Uncertain Future

January 25, 2017, by aiwpadmin

By John Egan.  As President Trump settles into the White House, the regulatory future of the lead generation industry is...

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