Investors Underprepared For GDPR: Pivotal’s Wieser

What if a switch was suddenly flipped that meant advertisers and their data partners would have to gain explicit consent from audiences to be tracked, and that allowed those targets to demand a stop to processing of their data in future? That’s what happened in Europe in 2016 – but the law that was passed […]

 

MediaLink’s Millard Questions Preparedness For GDPR

The rules around consumer consent for digital tracking will be reset this coming May – but not everybody is yet prepared to change their business to cope. The European Commission’s General Data Protection Regulation means new measures that must be followed by any global company processing EU citizens’ data, with penalties of up to 4% of global […]

 

GDPR Could Turn Back Ad-Tech Clock By Two Years: dataxu’s Baker

The American marketing industry is under-playing the big effects of looming European data legislation, which will slow down data targeting innovation by up to two years – that’s according to one ad-tech company chief who is sounding a warning to the industry. The European Commission’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came in to effect back in […]

 

Understandably Complicated: WPP’s Sorrell On Europe’s New Privacy Rules

Digital advertisers will wake up to a new dawn on May 25, one in which they had better tread carefully with how they use audience data – or risk a new penalty fine of up to 4% of global turnover. The European Commission’s General Data Protection Regulation updates prior consumer data protection rules in a […]

 

GDPR Will Accelerate People-Based Marketing: LUMA’s Kawaja

Will new data protection legislation coming May 25 prove apocalyptic or just a bump in the road? With less than 100 days to go to the European Commission’s new General Data Protection Regulation, the US advertising sector seems split on the issue. On the one hand, expert ad-tech deal-maker LUMA Partners CEO Terence Kawaja says GDPR […]

 

GDPR LOOMS: “I don’t think our industry has ever had this level of accountability codified into law,” Acxiom’s CPO Colclasure

Europe has become a “hostile” environment for digital ad tracking – but, even so, ad-tech companies must comply with the European Commission’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to one ad-tech firm which says it is “struggling” to cope with the new legislation. “About six months ago, I would say that perhaps the industry had not […]

 

Europe’s GDPR Means Evolution, Not Revolution: Criteo’s CEO Eichmann

Europe’s looming new data protection rules, which strength consumer protections and will require data handlers and processors to gain explicit consent from users, are scaring a lot of businesses that hold data on people. But GDPR, whose final deadline comes on May 25, doesn’t have to be scary, and companies don’t have to look at […]

 

MittMedia’s Fredrik Strauss On Solving Viewability And The Value Of Multiple Partners

COLOGNE – With some 200 years of publishing heritage, Sweden’s largest local newspaper group solved digital advertising viewability two years ago and has since served only viewable ads. The reason was pretty simple, according to Fredrik Strauss, Head of Programmatic for MittMedia. “One of the developers said ‘Why do we even serve the ads no […]

 
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