Major business groups warned that provisions in the multi-trillion dollar “Build Back Better Act” would “constitute a major policy shift” in the enforcement authority of the Federal Trade Commissio
In response to a recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) workshop, the Insights Association (IA) urged the agency to curtail “the use of noncompete agreements in employment contracts for all but the most senior employees, unless the employees receive compensation or severance commensurate with the time frame the employees are restricted,” but to also avoid impeding “the use of nondisclosure agreements or non-solicitation agreements.
A look back, counting down the Insights Association's top seven advocacy wins from the last decade that helped our marketing research and data analytics industry members create competitive advantage.
Privacy debate too often focuses on the risks from data rather than the risks to trade that arise from the restrictions on cross-border data flows, between and within multinational organizations and companies, and between individuals and companies all around the world, according to an FTC Commissioner who spoke at a recent conference in Washington, DC.
New Consensus Framework Provides Strong Data Privacy and Security Protections for Consumers, Supports Insights Industry
A coalition representing a broad cross section of the U.S. economy today released a comprehensive new framework for privacy legislation that would fundamentally advance the way consumer privacy and security are protected. The Privacy for America coalition, of which the Insights Association is a founding member, presented the new legislative framework today in the form of draft legislation delivered to key members and committees of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
Clear and Enforceable Data Rules to Protect Consumers: Privacy for America coalition calls for federal privacy law
Leading data associations called for Congress to advance "a legislative framework that does not put the onus on consumers to sort through myriad onerous privacy notices in an effort to protect thei
Privacy expert Jessica Rich, the former director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), wrote in the The New York Times this summer that it is “time for Congress” to grant the FTC “the increased authority and resources it has needed for the last 25 years.”
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is publicly reviewing its rules for the Children’s On
In the run-up to a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hearing on data privacy, a coalition of data-driven industry groups urged the FTC to adopt a new privacy paradigm focused on "reasonableness" that would be "best suited to create lasting protections for consumers and foster a competitive and innovative marketplace." The proposed privacy approach would prohibit "unreasonable data practices that are harmful to consumers" while providing a comprehensible regulatory standard with "a set of factors a company can use to evaluate its data practices that is tailored to its circumstances and consumer relationships." It would also preempt the growing patchwork of state privacy laws.