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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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What Problems Does the IAB’s CCPA Compliance Framework Solve?

The IAB’s CCPA Compliance Framework provides a much-needed industry-standard to pass along crucial information about a consumer’s sold PI and the consumer’s journey with respect to what the CCPA requires. Its weaknesses and strengths come from the same source—it is not meant to provide a definitive answer on CCPA language…

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PubForum Wrap-Up: An Internet of Individuals

“Let’s not talk about users anymore,” commented WarnerMedia’s Amit Chaturvedi during his Tuesday morning Publisher Forum keynote on thriving during momentous shifts. “Let’s convert them to fans.” That may have seem like the kind of thing you’d say to pump up an audience development team, but revenue teams these days…

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Portal to Privacy: Complying With Regulations

Publishers are frantically preparing for the launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act on Jan. 1, 2020—and trying not to lose sleep over the looming EU ePrivacy Directive updates. But they're alone in that effort—programmatic intermediaries like 33Across have heard the data privacy call and are ensuring they not only complying with…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Life Beyond Cookies

Much of the contemporary Internet—and certainly digital advertising—has been built upon tools for data transference. While the cookie has been key in the development of digital advertising and programmatic transactions in particular, the architecture is not going to collapse without it. Understanding why the third-party cookie has gone out of…

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CCPA: Costly Confusion for Publishers and Advertisers—A Conversation With David J. Moore, CEO, BritePool

Now that California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra has released a draft of rules to guide companies on California Consumer Privacy Act compliance and the state’s Governor Gavin Newsom has signed seven amendments providing more clarity and lessening some short-term pains around CCPA compliance, word on the street is that initial compliance…

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Unified Auction Brings High Anxiety to GAM City

Before the news of Google’s ad department reorganization broke, publishers had already been getting quite itchy over the machinations of Google Ad Manager. Now outgoing Director of Product Development Jason Bigler officially announced in a blog a few weeks ago what publishers had been hearing from their GAM account managers: the…

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CCPA Update: It’s the Final Countdown

We know not what the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will finally look like when it goes into effect January 1, 2020, but we do know that Silicon Valley heavyweights applied great pressure to revise it, there’s an industry solution for do-not-sell requests, and unfortunately, most US businesses are overwhelmingly…

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