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A service of the advertising industry and the Council of Better Business Bureaus

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


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Data security: Federal regulators want stronger  provisions on rulemaking authority and protection of personal information added to data breach notification legislation before it becomes law. You can read about the issue here and read the testimony of Jessica Rich, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, here.