Re: FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez's speech

Brooks,

I think you're taking that out of context. She was referring to required disclosures about advertisements.  Things like revealing that the celebrity promoting a product is a paid spokesperson.

Cheers,
John




On Apr 17, 2013, at 2:38 PM, "Dobbs, Brooks" <Brooks.Dobbs@kbmg.com> wrote:

> Curious timing on this speech coming during the discussion of UAs and UA requirements.  I'd point to page 4:
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> "If a platform does not let you make a clear and conspicuous disclosure when one is required, then the platform should not be used.  Period."
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> My sense from that statement would be a UA should not implement DNT if it required a second UA to access another location for disclosure and choice.  
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> Subject: FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez's speech
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> Colleagues,
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> FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramiez has just made an interesting speech to the American Advertising Federation that touches on our efforts to develop a Do Not Track standard. 
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> I've attached it as a PDF file.
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> Regards,
> John
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