Category Archives: Online Marketing

Supreme Court to E-Retailers: You’re Also Tax Collectors

The life of an e-retailer – especially one of small or medium size – became much more complicated and costly on June 21. On that day, the U.S. Supreme court, in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., ruled that sellers online … Continue reading

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Europe to America on Data Privacy: We Rule, You Follow

If your email inbox hasn’t been flooded with updated privacy policies from Facebook and other major American companies with whom you have a relationship since May 25, then you probably don’t have email. On that date, the European Union’s (EU) … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Silences ‘Soundboard’ Marketing Calls

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) bans robocalls (automated or prerecorded messages) made without the prior express written consent of the recipient. In reliance on a 2009 FTC staff opinion, the telemarketing industry believed it had found … Continue reading

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