Congratulating U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden on his recent electoral victory, the leading trade association for the marketing research and data analytics industry urged him to focus on five key "challenges facing the Census Bureau" so that his incoming Administration "may hit the ground running."
December 13, 2020Read More
November 20, 2020Read More
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued intensive new Loan Necessity Questionnaires for recipients of forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that the Insights Association (IA) warned could inadvertently make the forgiveness process even more confusing and cumbersome for small businesses in the insights industry who received PPP loans to “preserve as many jobs as possible, despite the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
November 11, 2020Read More
The Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs recently urged the Department of Labor (DOL) to "provide additional clarity and predictability" in its proposed independent contractor rules.
November 3, 2020Read More
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) released a report on the European Union's data protection strategy for the next four years, regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other issues.
October 28, 2020Read More
Twenty-one Democrat Congressmen and Senators urged the U.S. Supreme Court to maintain the exceptionally broad application of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in the upcoming case of Facebook v. Duguid.
October 27, 2020
IA Urges Department of Labor to Recognize Marketing Research Participants are Independent ContractorsRead More
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) needs to recognize in regulation that individuals receiving incentives for participation in marketing research are independent contractors, not employees, according to the Insights Association.
October 26, 2020Read More
The Insights Association joined with 370 other organizations in a joint letter urging the U.S. Senate “to give the U.S. Census Bureau sufficient time to thoroughly implement complex data processing activities and complete the most accurate 2020 Census possible.”
October 14, 2020Read More
On October 13, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed a preliminary lower court injunction that had prevented the White House from ending the 2020 Census early. Counting operations will now end by October 15, with the Administration still aiming to deliver apportionment data from the 2020 Census on December 31, 2020.
October 5, 2020Read More
The Insights Association and ten other data-focused trade associations have come out in opposition to California Proposition 24, calling it "a premature and ill-timed overhaul of California’s privacy law."
September 18, 2020Read More
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on December 8, 2020, in a crucial case supported by the Insights Association to clarify the definition of an autodialer in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).