Day: March 15, 2013

state attorney general

What to Do When a State Attorney General Contacts You

Almost everyone working in the Internet marketing space, whether providing marketing services or selling products, has heard the horror stories of peers and competitors (or worse yet their principals) that have been subjected to investigations or lawsuits by various states’ attorneys general.  Those who address these investigations or actions properly have the best chance of …

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The FTC and State Attorneys General Cracking Down

In the regulatory arena, 2013 has already been a rocky year for many industries, with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and various state Attorneys General aggressively investigating companies for allegedly engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices.  Unsolicited text message campaigns, electronic cigarettes, online lending, payment processing, supplements/pharmaceuticals, data collection relating to online dating and …

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