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Howard Bell, Advertising Industry Icon, Retires from National Advertising Review Board

Howard H. Bell is retiring from his 14-year role as Chairman of the National Advertising Review Board (NARB). Wallace S. Snyder, President Emeritus of the American Advertising Federation, succeeds Mr. Bell as NARB Chairman.

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Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program

The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program regulates behavioral advertising across the Internet. Leading industry associations developed seven principles which businesses are required to follow.

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Today’s must-read

The Federal Trade Commission Tuesday released its report on "The Internet of Things." Absolutely worth a read.

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National Advertising

With the founding of National Advertising Division and National Advertising Review Board in 1971, the advertising industry pioneered the use of independent, transparent oversight to assure that advertising claims in all media are truthful and substantiated.

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Electronic Direct-Response Advertising

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program provides a quick and effective mechanism for evaluating, investigating, analyzing and resolving inquiries regarding the truthfulness and accuracy of the primary or core efficacy or performance claims that are communicated in national direct response advertising.

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Advertising to Children

CARU's basic activities are the review and evaluation of child-directed advertising in all media, and online privacy practices as they affect children. When these are found to be misleading, inaccurate, or inconsistent with CARU's guidelines, CARU seeks change through the voluntary cooperation of advertisers.

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