consumer privacy

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People of Ad Tech: Evidon CEO Scott Meyer

Evidon CEO Scott Meyer tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, is a big deal because it amps up the requirements for consent, and the fines for failing to comply are colossal. Your risk level depends on how much data you’re collecting on EU citizens. Evidon just launched a… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: Adform N.A. GM Julian Baring

Adform North American General Manager Julian Baring tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell about the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, which will take effect in May 2018. (Baring notes the site counting that day down.) Noncompliance will cost violators 4% of their global annual revenue. Music: “Morning Rays” by Jim Duffy. Used with… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: PebblePost CEO Lewis Gersh

PebblePost CEO Lewis Gersh tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell how he and his partner invented programmatic direct mail, which enables advertisers to send paper mail to website visitors. If mail recipients return to the site to check out that product again, PebblePost measures that, too. The results — 20% response, and more than 40%… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins

SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell that as 10-year-olds become the unofficial CTOs of their households, and influence parental purchases, electronics and auto advertisers have begun to aim ads at them. Advertisers can’t use cookies or any kind of profiling on kids under 13, though — and that protected group is… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: engage:BDR CEO Ted Dhanik

Engage:BDR CEO Ted Dhanik tells WIT Strategy Partner Bill Brazell about malvertising: What it is, how it works, and how companies like engage:BDR fight it. Dhanik explains that some bad actors now create LinkedIn profiles and fake email addresses to help them pose as employees of legitimate companies so they can spread malvertising by buying… Continue reading »

People of Ad Tech: Segmint’s Rob Heiser

Rob Heiser, cofounder and CEO of Segmint, tells WIT Strategy‘s Bill Brazell how his company works with highly regulated data, why financial institutions have lagged behind other industries in the use of data in advertising, and why Segmint’s ad campaigns Never Stop Running.

Mozilla & Yahoo: Choice and Innovation or Constricting & Imitative

Though it’s been said, many times, many ways, the art of search and find is second to the science of click and pay. Case in point: the recent Firefox bed hop from Google to Yahoo will be the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year—we’re just wondering whose tree is getting all those presents.… Continue reading »

The Real Deal on Beacons, Buzzfeed, and NYC Phone Booths

Earlier this month, Buzzfeed released an article about bluetooth beacons “hiding” and “tracking your every move” in New York City phone booths.  As someone who is deeply involved in location based data and digital out-of-home advertising, I received the article from countless sources, including partners and clients.  While Buzzfeed produced an enthralling article on the… Continue reading »

No Index, No Follow: Resetting Privacy Expectations With Reality

I’m sorry – but you do not have the right to be forgotten. While you might be excused for thinking so after the European Court announced its decision to compel search engines to remove links, please don’t confuse this legal decision with sanity like logic and common sense. I think this decision is completely absurd.… Continue reading »

NAI Achieves Highest Level of Member Compliance in Consumer Privacy

 Noga Rosenthal is currently the General Counsel, VP for Compliance and Policy at the NAI, the leading self-regulatory association comprised exclusively of 3rd party digital advertising companies. Noga was previously SVP of 24/7 Media and Media Innovation Group. The Makegood recently spoke with Noga about NAI’s high level of member compliance. The Makegood: Congratulations on achieving such… Continue reading »

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