Category Archives: Direct Response

FTC Suffers New Setback in RCT Crusade

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) relentless push to establish a legal requirement of drug-level testing for dietary supplements, initiated by the pro-regulatory Obama FTC, appears to be continuing unabated under the supposedly more deregulatory policies of the Trump Administration and … Continue reading

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Congress Codifies ‘Gag Order’ on Consumer Review ‘Gag Clauses’

In an October 2015 post – “FTC Obtains ‘Gag Order’ Against ‘Gag Clauses’” – I wrote about a Federal Trade Commission enforcement action that shut down Roca Labs (RL), a weight-loss supplement company, for deceptive advertising and for sneakily inserting a “gag clause” in … Continue reading

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Court Pulls Plug on ‘Electronic DJ’ Telemarketing

Electronic dance music (EDM), featuring disc jockeys who make music simply by pressing buttons on a console to stream together seamless selections of pre-recorded tracks, has revolutionized the art of making music. Its acceptance and place in the pantheon of … Continue reading

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