Nearly 1/3 of some “Pre-Approved” offers resulted in denials…

A big credit company is being sued for using tactics to persuade consumers into applying for loans they weren’t qualified for. They would claim that the consumer was ‘pre-approved’ and told them that they had ‘90% odds’ to sway them. ADDITIONALLY this company required lots of personal information from consumers to use their services. Guess […]

Student loans, UGH!

Student loans have always been a topic of interest among students of all ages.  With so much pressure to repay their loans, students are often susceptible to falling for debt-relief schemes… A new case by the FTC resulted in more than $822,000 refunded to students, who were scammed by a company offering student loan relief.  […]

Do you really owe that $$$?

Have you ever received a weird email saying you had to pay a debt you didn’t know you owed?  Maybe a text from an unknown number?  Spam calls, texts, and emails are so common nowadays that we often think we can see right through them… However, they’re getting more and more realistic.  The FTC has […]

Is Artificial Intelligence smart enough to own its own intellectual property?

In today’s society, we seem to rely more and more on artificial intelligence (AI) to help with different tasks.  We use AI for anything and everything from the mundane to potentially creating other AI systems, programs, etc. The question that seems to be debated is can AI be as smart as a human to own […]

Are you and your business ready for Q3??

As an Ad Law attorney, I remind everyone that all your marketing assets must be legally compliant before using them publicly per the law. Are the photos used on your website copyrighted? Do you have the legal right to use them? Are you using #disclosures? Do you need #disclaimers? Is your marketing compliant with Ad Law? Websites […]

Are you ready for Q2?

Are you ready for Q2? This is your friendly reminder to have your website reviewed for legal compliance at least every quarter.   The law changes often and websites must keep up with legal changes.  Websites must be legally compliant with Ad Law, Marketing Law, Promotions Law, Intellectual Property Law, Privacy Law, and ADA legal online […]