Regulation and Compliance

From subscription offers, free trials, special promotions, marketing copy, auto-renewal notification, consumer privacy, financial reporting, payment processes, and more – there are a lot of laws that subscription, membership, and recurring-revenue companies need to understand and comply with.

Here are some of our most popular and evergreen content focused on Compliance and Regulation to help you stay on the right side of the law:

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Check out all of our Compliance and Regulation information below – both news and subscriber-only – organized by date:

Five on Friday:, Oct. 30, 2020 News Orgs, Net Neutrality and Netflix

Five on Friday: News Orgs, Net Neutrality and Netflix

The FCC officially repeals net neutrality, YouTube launches "Shorts," a rival to TikTok, and Netflix is testing an audio-only mode.
DOJ and 11 State AGs File a Civil Antitrust Suit Against Google

DOJ and 11 State AGs File a Civil Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

The Department of Justice and attorney generals from 11 state filed a much-anticipated antitrust lawsuit against tech giant Google this week.
Five on Friday: Subpoenas, Social Media and the Supreme Court

Five on Friday: Subpoenas, Social Media and the Supreme Court

A Senate panel wants to subpoena tech CEOs, PYMNTS reports the latest subscription trends and Zenesys shares the best times to post to social.
House Judiciary Committee Reports Antitrust Findings on Tech Giants

House Judiciary Committee Reports Antitrust Findings on Tech Giants

The House Judiciary Committee released the findings of its investigation into antitrust behavior of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.
Top Subscription Companies Join Alliance Against the App Store

Top Subscription Companies Join Coalition for App Fairness

Top subscription companies including Spotify and Match Group, join the Coalition for App Fairness, to force Apple to change its policies.
Subscription Show 2020 Q&A with CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton

Subscription Show 2020 Preview: What to Expect

Subscription Show 2020 starts October 5. Here Subscription Insider and Authority Media CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton shares a preview.
Weekly Subscription News: Podcasts, Payments and Premium Memberships

Weekly Subscription News: Sales, Settlements and Streaming Services

Peacock and Roku reach an agreement, Facebook settles a massive privacy suit in Illinois, and streaming service Quibi wants a new owner.
Five on Friday: Lawsuits, Newsletter Platforms and SEO Tips

Five on Friday: Lawsuits, Newsletter Platforms and SEO Tips

We share a TikTop update, 10 SEO tips to drive traffic to your website, , and newsletter platforms like Substack attract journalists.
Apple Reports Record Revenue of $64.7B in Q4 FY20

Apple Makes It Easier for Developers to Challenge App Store Decisions

It's official. Apple has updated its app review process, so developers can challenge decisions made by Apple and the App Store.
Five on Friday, September 11, 2020

Five on Friday: Alphabet, Elevate Scholarships and Election Night

INMA and GNI partner on Elevate Scholarships, Reuters & FB team up for election night and Stars & Stripes will get federal funding after all.

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