In a Law360 article published last week, the top six media and advertising trends expected in 2021 are discussed. It is no surprise that data privacy and protection issues will likely continue to be a major focus for those operating in the media and advertising sectors. Two major themes identified include the potential for increased
On 1 April 2019, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill was tabled in Singapore’s Parliament.
The bill aims to stem the communication of false statements of fact, enable the detection and control of information manipulation, and promote the transparency of online political advertisements.
Any person or organisation that spreads online falsehoods with malicious intent to harm the public interest in Singapore could face a fine of up to SGD 500,000 or, in the case of an individual, a five-year imprisonment term.
Such a statement would be considered harm to the public interest if its communication is likely to prejudice Singapore’s security, public health and safety, or foreign relations or to influence election results, incite hatred, or diminish public confidence in the performance of any public function.…
Jason Gordon and Michael Strauss penned an article for Law360 about the top five trends that dominated advertising law in 2016. The article discusses core advertising industry issues such as media transparency, SAG-AFTRA, Federal Trade Commission enforcement efforts, and the gamification of mobile apps.
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