The Honest Advertising Act Could Be Greatly Improved

Senators Klobuchar, Warner and McCain have endorsed the Honest Advertising Act (HAA) to address advertising practices in digital social media that currently allow foreign interference in our elections.  Indeed, it appears that Russia used trolls to attack the character of some election candidates, to spread “fake news,” and to foment social divisiveness on some issues.  […]

ONLINE WORRIES REMAIN HIGH, ACI SURVEY SHOWS; Consumers Most Concerned about Identity theft, Viruses, Privacy and Spyware

Internet consumers continue to express high concerns about online threats such as viruses, spam, and identity theft, according to a survey by the American Consumer Institute (ACI), though the level of concern was somewhat lower than expressed in last year’s survey. Topping the list, 63% of consumers saying they were “very concerned” with identity theft, […]