Topic: Association of National Advertisers

Ad Industry Takes Major Step to Fight Online Piracy

ANA, 4A's adopt best practices to cut ads on rogue sites

The advertising industry took a major step Thursday in fighting rogue websites that steal copyrighted material and sell counterfeit goods. To cut off the financial support that keeps rogue sites…

Advertisers Seek Answers to Glitch for New Internet Name System

Icann system has been offline since April 12

The organization responsible for managing the address system on the Internet has run into a glitch, confirming advertisers' worst fears—that adding hundreds of new top-level domains to the Internet too…

Court Upholds Cigarette Warning Label Statute

New tobacco law likely headed to Supreme Court

The statute that led the federal government to propose new graphic cigarette warning labels is probably headed for the Supreme Court. In a 2-1 decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of…

U.S. Puts Icann Policies on Notice

Could be good news for advertisers worried about new flood of domain names

Icann, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, hit a big snag over the weekend—raising questions about its decision to consider adding of hundreds of new generic top level…

FDA's New Cigarette Warning Labels Ruled Unconstitutional

Labeling went beyond factual and neutral warnings

The federal government is going to have to find another way to scare smokers. A federal district court judge yesterday ruled unconstitutional the 36 graphic cigarette warning labels that manufacturers would…

Commerce Dept. Treads Lightly in Dispute Over Rollout of Top-Level Domains

Icann likely to charge ahead with TLD plan

The Commerce Department this week waded into the growing controversy over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' plan to unleash hundreds of new top-level domains on the Internet.…

Washington Puts More Pressure on Icann to Change TLD Plan

FTC warns Icann plan could lead to more Internet fraud

Pressure from Washington is mounting against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' plan to add hundreds of new top-level domain names like "dot bank" or "dot Coke" to…

Fed's Food Guidelines Hit Brick Wall in Year-End Budget Bill

Food and beverage advertisers called for cost-benefit analysis

The federal government's proposed food guidelines for marketing food to children hit a brick wall Thursday as Congress prepares to vote out its year-end budget package for 2012. The Consolidated Appropriations…

Coalition Formed to Oppose New Top-Level Domain Name Plan

87 groups and companies send petition to Commerce Dept.

A coalition fighting the new scheme for adding domain names to the Internet has announced the addition of a large number of companies and associations to its ranks, giving a…