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ASRC Snapshot

The Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC) establishes the policies and procedures for advertising industry self-regulation, including the National Advertising Division (NAD), Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU), National Advertising Review Board (NARB), Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) and Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (Accountability Program.) The self-regulatory system is administered by the Council of Better Business Bureaus.  

Online Archive

 Enter the Online Archive:

The Online Archive is available by subscription. The Archive  includes NAD/CARU/ERSP case reports, as well as NARB panel reports.

This exclusive resource, critical to the advertising industry, is available by subscription. 

ASRC Today’s Must-Read

The Federal Trade Commission Tuesday released its report on “The Internet of Things.”  From the FTC:  “In a detailed report on the Internet of Things, released today, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission recommend a series of concrete steps that businesses can take to enhance and protect consumers’ privacy and security, as Americans start to reap the benefits from a growing world of Internet-connected devices.” Absolutely worth a read.