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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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Portal to Privacy: 33Across on Complying With Current and Future 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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Does Google Really Not See Their Digital Advertising Dominance Is a Legit Thing?

In the past week, Google became embroiled in a serious face-off against a firing squad of 50 state attorney generals related to the tech giant’s dominance over the digital advertising ecosystem. The funny thing is Google is the only one in the industry—including ad tech companies, advertisers and publishers—who doesn’t…

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These 5 Data Trends Will Totally Reshape Ad Operations—hopefully for the Better

Privacy regulations, cookieless web, identity resolution, the value of first-party data, better personalization—are just some of the many data trends shaping publishers' strategies today. The road ahead is being paved as much by user and governmental concerns as it is by the duopoly and other significant players in the ad…

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What is the IAB Consent Framework?

GDPR compliance means companies must obtain consent when collecting personal data from their website visitors. Sounds like a big headache, right? But wait, it's easier than you think. The IAB GDPR Transparency and Consent Framework is the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s solution to help publishers tell visitors what data is being…

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The State of GDPR: Publishers’ Questions Answered

Data privacy and legal compliance experts agree: GDPR is too big to ignore. As an ad/revenue operations (ops), you should already know the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May, 2018. What’s actually new in this story? Valid point. Despite months—possibly years—of preparation, publishers still have…

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