CARU Press Releases

CARU Recommends HarperCollins Modify Website to Better Protect Children’s Privacy; Company Agrees to Do So

CARU has recommended that the HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., take steps to better protect the privacy of children who visit the publisher’s RubyRedfort.com website. The company has agreed to do so.

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Skechers Modifies Broadcast Advertising in Response to CARU Inquiry

CARU has recommended that shoemaker Skechers USA modify animated broadcast advertising for the company’s “Air-Mazing” shoes to address compliance with CARU’s guidelines. The company said it has done so.

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CARU Refers Advertising for ‘Grown Ups 2’ to MPAA for Review

CARU referred advertising for “Grown Ups 2” – rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America – to the MPAA for review.

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CARU Recommends LEGO Modify Future Advertising for ‘Pirate Ship Ambush’ to Better Disclose What Comes with Initial Purchase

CARU has recommended that LEGO Systems, Inc., modify future advertising for the “Lord of the Rings Pirate Ship Ambush” to make clear which products come with the initial purchase.

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CARU Recommends VTech Modify Future Advertising for ‘Switch & Go Dino’ to Better Disclose Toy’s Capabilities

CARU has recommended that VTech Electronics North America, LLC, modify broadcast advertising for the Switch & Go Dino toy to better disclose that the helicopter does not fly on its own. The company has agreed to do so.

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CARU Recommends Boys’ Life Magazine Modify Sweepstakes Advertising; BSA Agrees to Do So

CARU has recommended that Boys’ Life Magazine, published by Boy Scouts of America, modify advertising for future sweepstakes to better disclose the odds of winning. BSA has agreed to do so.

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