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DigitalAdvertisingAlliance.org provides guidance on the DAA's increasingly globally recognized self-regulatory program

New York – July 16, 2014 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has launched its newest web property, www.digitaladvertisingalliance.org, which builds on DAA's commitment to educate the advertising industry about DAA's established and enforceable principles for responsible privacy practices across the online advertising industry, and to provide consumers with enhanced transparency and control regarding relevant advertising on their digital devices.
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Jessica Rich, Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection, headlines packed agenda at DAA's second annual meeting

SAN FRANCISCO – June 26, 2014 – The Digital Advertising Alliance kicks off its second annual summit today with an exclusive preview of two highly anticipated mobile choice tools set to be released in the fall..


The preview of both the DAA mobile choice app and the DAA mobile-optimized choice page – which will allow users to determine how and whether they receive relevant advertising on their mobile devices – sets the stage for a full schedule of panels and keynotes exploring the conference theme of "Protecting...

The Digital Advertising Alliance's Ad Marker Implementation Guidelines for Mobile ensure that icon offers consistent privacy notice on all screens

NEW YORK – April 7, 2014 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today issued detailed guidance for how notice and the DAA Icon should be displayed and used on mobile platforms. For consumers, this means that the icon they know as a symbol of transparency and choice on desktops and laptops will be consistently displayed on their smart phones and tablets. For the advertising ecosystem, today's announcement standardizes the provision of the DAA Icon, which enables the presentation of information relevant to the use and collection of...

Ads with cookies are up to seven times more valuable, and smaller Web sites benefit disproportionately from the value those ads create

WASHINGTON – February 10, 2014 – Online advertising that uses cookie technology to increase relevance by leveraging consumers' information generates significantly greater economic value than advertising without cookies, according to an economic study by Professors Howard Beales and Jeffrey Eisenach of Navigant Economics. This new research has important implications for publishers, ad technology firms, agencies, advertisers, consumers and policy...

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New Zogby survey reveals that users demand ad-supported content, value tools that enhance transparency and choice

WASHINGTON – November 5, 2013 – The more Internet users learn about the protections and choices available to them, the more comfortable they become with online interest-based advertising, according to a new poll conducted by Zogby Analytics on behalf of the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).

More than half of all Americans polled (51.3 percent) said they’d be more likely to click on an online ad that included an icon – like the Advertising Option icon – that allowed them to opt out of ad-related information collection....

New guidance for apps, location, and personal directory data usage hailed as imperative to transparency in mobile world by nation’s largest media and marketing associations

WASHINGTON – July 24, 2013 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), the operator of the interactive media and marketing industry’s largest and most successful consumer preference program, today unveiled new guidance for assuring that its Self-Regulatory Principles currently enforced on the web are honored in mobile environments, providing consumer-friendly privacy controls in this fast-growing medium. 

The new DAA guidance for the first time advises advertisers, agencies, media, and technology companies how to provide...

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON - July 16, 2013 - The 4A's, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), and the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) released the following statement today (July 16, 2013) on the W3C's recent announcement regarding Do Not Track negotiations:

The broad industry proposal not selected by Professor Swire reflected the marketing and...

WASHINGTON – June 20, 2013 – Mozilla’s decision to summarily block the vast majority of third-party cookies for all of its users threatens to destabilize an advertising ecosystem that supports free content and services relied upon by hundreds of millions of Internet users worldwide, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) warned today.

Beyond jeopardizing the amount and quality of content available to users, the plan also threatens to immediately diminish the user experience, by breaking services and tools upon which online...

Technologists, economists and policy leaders convene to discuss the Digital Advertising Alliance program and the future of ad-supported content

WASHINGTON (June 5, 2013) -- Technology and policy leaders from around the world today will gather to discuss the role of effective self-regulation in ensuring the future of advertising-supported Internet content. The first Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) summit will address the continuing evolution of the DAA program and its role in enhancing transparency and consumer privacy choice online.

The DAA was launched in 2010, with the support of the nation’s leading six leading media and marketing trade organizations, to...

NEW YORK, NY - April 23, 2013 - Rather than seeking to impose untested and potentially harmful new restrictions on Internet advertising, lawmakers and technologists should throw their support behind the program that is already providing consumers with pinpoint choice and control over their own data, Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Managing Director Lou Mastria said today in testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation. DAA, which administers a rigorous, nationwide self-regulatory program that...

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