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December 30, 2022

AdTech & Digital Media Newsletter


Welcome to the November/December 2022 newsletter prepared by Arnold & Porter’s AdTech and Digital Media group. This newsletter includes legal and regulatory developments relevant to the AdTech and Digital Media industries, the state of venture investment activity in the AdTech industry, and updates regarding Arnold & Porter’s activity in the space.

In this issue:


  • Senate Report on Domestic Terrorism Criticizes Social Media Business Models
  • Withdrawal of Journalism Competition and Preservation Act
  • Legal Challenge to California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act           

FTC Developments

  • Epic Games to pay $520 million in penalties for alleged COPPA violations and refunds to users for alleged unwanted user charges

Case Law Developments

  • More on Gonzalez v. Google


  • EU Privacy Regulators Threaten Meta’s Targeted Ad Model

Other Developments

  • Report Advocates Use of Expert Panels for Content Moderation


Arnold & Porter Updates

  • A&P Securities Enforcement & Litigation partner Christian Schultz was quoted in The National Law Journal article

Please see Arnold & Porter’s AdTech and Digital Media webpage for additional publications summarizing developments in adtech and digital media.

* Shlomo Amar contributed to this newsletter. Mr. Amar is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law and is employed at Arnold & Porter's New York, NY office. Mr. Amar is not admitted to the practice of law in New York.

© Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP 2022 All Rights Reserved. This Advisory is intended to be a general summary of the law and does not constitute legal advice. You should consult with counsel to determine applicable legal requirements in a specific fact situation.