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What Is Google’s New Chrome SameSite Cookie Policy?

Starting February 4, 2020, Under the Incrementally Better Cookies Policy, Chrome will treat cookies that have no declared SameSite value as SameSite=Lax, restricting the sharing of cookie data across sites. For external access, cookies will need to be set to SameSite=None; Secure and will have to be accessed from secure…

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Opening a New Programmatic Gateway: Adhese’s Post-Cookie Connectors

It's the perfect moment for outside-the-box thinking in the open programmatic marketplace as the third-party cookie continues to crumble in the face of privacy initiatives (and regulations) and walled gardens increasingly reap the lion’s share of online ad revenue. It’s curious how legacy demand- and sell-side platforms will adjust to…

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What Is Email Hashing?

Since most people keep their personal email addresses forever, it’s easy to understand why many see the email address as the key to the future of digital marketing and advertising. It can identify audiences cross-device and is people-based in nature. This key to identity and marketing to people is what…

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AdMonsters Guide to CCPA

2020 is upon us and so is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). CCPA applies to any company with CA-based assets or customers, including Californians who visit a website and whose data you touch. This includes companies that handle the personal data of at least 50,000 Californians per year, as…

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2020 TV and Video Advertising Predictions

The increasing shift from linear to digital is rife with challenges—OTT measurement is especially complicated, contributing to ad dollars not exactly following the eyeballs. Plus, tackling the convergence of traditional TV and digital is no easy feat, and there's also no easy answer for complying with CCPA. Yet despite the…

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2020: Will Ad Tech Run Out of Easy Answers?

One of ad tech’s chief promises was that it would finally fix advertising. The advent of real-time bidding (RTB) in the late aughts ushered in ad tech’s “Age of Easy Answers” where the frustrating ambiguities of marketing and advertising would steadily be rooted out and obliterated by data and algorithms.…

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Beyond Consent for Consent’s Sake: Ogury on Monetizing User Choice

It should be the first commandment in Internet publishing: Respect thy user. Instead, publishers barrage audiences with annoying and disruptive ads while quietly mooching their data... that's ironically supposed to fuel better, more relevant advertising. (Narrator: Actually, it doesn't.) As the digital privacy revolution grows stronger with the awakening of…

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