Dec 18, 2014 · 0 minutes

Back in July, I pointed out that Gawker appeared to be using affiliate service Skimlinks to hide advertising links inside its editorial content. That fact, however, was curiously absent from its privacy statement, an apparent violation of FTC guidelines.

Now, a mere five months later, Gawker has announced a new privacy policy to disclose its use of affiliates.

Here's the relevant part of the new policy:

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And here's the old one:

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Kudos to Gawker, I suppose, for getting at least some of its disclosures in order, right after hiring a former "brand marketer" to head up its new, more advertiser-friendly Valleywag gossip site.