Tag Archive | consumer protection

Senate To Consider Nationwide Protections For Online Reviews

The U.S. Senate is poised to consider the Consumer Review Freedom Act, which would protect consumers from businesses that try to restrict online reviews. Statistics show that online reviews are increasing in popularity with consumers who rely on them when choosing a business.

FTC Issues First-Ever Regulations On Blogging Activities

On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took steps to regulate certain types of blogging activities – the first-ever regulations issued to bloggers.  The regulations require that bloggers who review or recommend products or services must “clearly and conspicuously” disclose “freebies” and any financial interest they might have in the product or service being reviewed.  […]