Month: September 2018

Sep 14 2018

Ad Lawyer Richard Newman Quoted in Communications Daily on FTC Hearings

FTC advertising lawyer Richard B. Newman was recently quoted in Communications Daily in an article entitled “FTC Hearing Called Potential Turning Point.” The article addresses the Federal Trade Commission public hearings concerning whether broad-based changes in the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies and international developments might require adjustments to competition and consumer protection law, enforcement priorities…

Sep 11 2018

Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking Campaign

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that a Seattle, Washington man has pleaded guilty to conducting cyberstalking and threat campaigns against multiple individuals. “.. [The] guilty plea demonstrates that conduct occurring online can cause victims serious harm and anguish offline,” said Assistant Attorney General Benczkowski.  “While this prosecution cannot undo the damage this defendant inflicted, it sends a clear…