GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

Privacy, a year later: How the GDPR has affected AI-powered marketing

It’s been almost a year since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. The goal of the regulation? To help EU citizens control their personal data and how it’s collected, shared and used. But the sweeping nature of the GDPR means that it’s not just EU-based websites and technologies that fall under …

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Collection of tech companies support changes to CA privacy act that bring it closer to GDPR

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is set to take effect next year and is likely to become the de facto national privacy standard for online publishers and marketers. Ahead of this deadline, however, competing groups are lobbying for changes in its terms. AB 1760 looks more like GDPR. A recently proposed amendment in the …

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Privacy group’s accusations against IAB Europe question ‘the bedrock upon which programmatic is built’

This week a group of privacy advocates took a shot at the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe, claiming that the industry trade group knew in advance that real-time bidding (RTB) was not compatible with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). IAB Europe vehemently denies the charges. IAB Europe is a non-profit membership organization that provides guidelines …

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What the US data protection law will mean for ad tech and marketers

We’re at a pivotal time in the marketing industry. It has been nearly a year since GDPR arrived in the EU, but the repercussions are still being digested in Europe and beyond. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Atlantic, a data protection ripple effect has been felt far and wide. It is now more …

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U.S. marketers respond to Google’s $57 million GDPR fine

Last week, Google became the first major use case for Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), racking up a $56.8 million fine for not prominently displaying required information and obtaining adequate consent for ad targeting. The fine is substantial, but won’t make a dent to the multi-billion dollar company. CNIL, France’s regulatory authority, justified the size …

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Why first party data should be your first priority

As the impact of GDPR crystallizes, not surprisingly, walled gardens are imposing a new wave of data restrictions on advertisers. Their narrow interpretation of GDPR regulations is limiting agencies access to data, measurement and ad serving. This is triggering advertisers to become increasingly interested in a full view of their digital supply chain and greater …

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