Political Ads

A Maryland state law requiring online platforms, including newspaper websites, to publish certain information about the political advertisements they carry violates the First Amendment, the Fourth Circuit ruled. The law requires platforms to identify the purchaser of the ad and the total amount paid for the ad.

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Businesses Confused Over Terms of California’s New Privacy Law

With a monumental privacy law set to take effect in just a few weeks, privacy advocates, corporate lawyers and representatives from trade groups and financial institutions flocked to a public hearing in San Francisco on Wednesday to voice the almost unanimous view that the California Consumer Privacy Act still needs some work.

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