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2017 PRESS RELEASES


New Version of Tools Addresses Non-Cookie Technologies, Offers Improved Consumer Interface and Enhanced Choice Options

WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK, NY -- April 4, 2017 -- The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today jointly unveiled new versions of their easy-to-use consumer choice tools for setting preferences about digital advertising data collection and use. Improvements to the NAI tool and DAA tool include an enhanced user experience, the ability for companies to easily disclose to consumers their...

2016 PRESS RELEASES


NEW YORK, NY – October 13, 2016 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today announced that enforcement of its guidance on the Application of the DAA Principles of Transparency and Control to Data Used Across Devices (DAA cross-device guidance) will begin on February 1, 2017. The DAA cross-device guidance will be independently enforced by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) and the DMA, which provide ongoing independent oversight of the DAA...

Three-Quarters Say They Would Reduce Online and Mobile Activities a 'Great Deal' If They Had to Pay for Free Ad-Supported Content and Services

NEW YORK, NY - May 11, 2016 - Americans assigned a value of nearly $1,200 per year to the array of free, ad-supported services and content currently available to them on computers and mobile devices, according to a groundbreaking survey conducted by Zogby Analytics. More than 85 percent of respondents said they preferred an ad-supported Internet model instead of paying for online content, and three-quarters said they would reduce their online activities "a great deal" if they had to pay for those services and content.

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2015 PRESS RELEASES


Guidance Emphasizes Transparency and Control for Cross-Device Advertising Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 16, 2015 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today released initial guidance to help companies apply the DAA’s Self-Regulatory Principles in the rapidly growing cross-device environment. The guidance makes clear that the transparency and choice obligations in the existing Principles apply to cross-device data practices, which are also subject to the DAA’s independent enforcement.

Today’s announcement helps explain how the Principles apply to browser- and app-based choices made by a...

NEW YORK, NY – November 9, 2015 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today launched “AppChoices en Español,” an updated version of its mobile app that provides access to the DAA’s transparency and choice mechanisms for Spanish speakers in the United States. “AppChoices en Español” allows users to control the collection and use of cross-app data for interest-based advertising on the device on which the app is installed.

“The United States is the second-largest Spanish-speaking country in the...

NEW YORK, NY - November 2, 2015 - The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today unveiled new guidelines for the implementation of the DAA's AdChoices icon and ad marker in video ads, "DAA Ad Marker Implementation Guidelines for Video Ads." The DAA's initial release provides marketplace guidance for implementation that will help create a more consistent consumer experience across major video ad...

Council of Better Business Bureaus and Direct Marketing Association Will Lead Independent Accountability Program for DAA’s Mobile Guidance

NEW YORK, NY – May 7, 2015 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today announced that enforcement of its Principles in the mobile environment (DAA Mobile Guidance) will begin on September 1, 2015, including new guidance specific to mobile, such as cross-app data, precise location data and personal directory data. The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) will extend their ongoing independent oversight of the DAA Principles on browsers to the mobile space.

As a result,...

'AppChoicesTM' and 'Consumer Choice Page for Mobile Web' Take Control and Advertising Transparency Beyond Desktop, While Delivering a Consistent Independently Enforceable Choice Experience

NEW YORK, NY - February 25, 2015 - The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today launched two new mobile tools for consumers – "AppChoices" and the "DAA Consumer Choice Page for Mobile Web."  These innovations supplement the self-regulatory organization’s advertising transparency and choice mechanisms already used by millions of consumers for their desktop browsers. This evolution in the DAA's choice platforms adapts consumer-friendly, independently enforceable privacy controls to the fast-growing mobile medium.

With the...

2014 PRESS RELEASES


Survey of 1,015 Americans reveals that users want mobile choice tools that provide the same protections available on desktop & laptop computers

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, DC - October 22, 2014 - Americans prefer free, ad-supported mobile apps to those that cost money, and value mobile ads that are relevant to their interests, according to a new survey conducted by Zogby Analytics. Respondents also said they wanted tools – similar to those available on desktop and laptop computers – that let them control how and whether data is collected and used in mobile environments.

Nearly 60 percent of respondents said they would feel more favorably toward companies and brands that...

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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