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In a New Year, Still amid a Pandemic, Responsible, Relevant Digital Advertising Remains Strong as Direct-to-Consumer Grows and DAA Continues to Help with Brand-Consumer Engagement

February 1, 2021

Among profound circumstances, we are more focused than ever toward keeping advertisers and their customers engaging in transparent, trustworthy ways in 2021.

2020 may be in a rear-view mirror, but its impact on all of us – professionally as well as personally – remains significant. What we once might have taken for granted, soon became cherished: just the ability to wake up each day, be with our families, and go to work. Such an existence – anything but mundane – wasn’t available to everyone.

Enforcement in Action 4.0 – DAA Updates its Review of Independent Accountability Actions to Drive DAA Principles Adherence

December 10, 2020

The keystone of the Digital Advertising Alliance program – independent enforcement – serves to educate the interest-based advertising marketplace on how to use data to serve digital & mobile ads with privacy sensitivity, particularly as we innovate.

As I post this, hundreds of privacy, compliance, marketing and legal professionals at DAA participating companies will soon receive a copy of a newly updated Enforcement in Action casebook, our fourth edition cataloging what we’ve learned from nine years of independent accountability.

ANA Releases Independent Accountability Report for First Half of 2020, Incorporating DAA Principles Enforcement

November 17, 2020

When DAA Accountability Partners publicly report their respective DAA Principles enforcement actions, brands, publishers, agencies, data, ad tech and consumers all benefit.

Independent enforcement is one important hallmark of the Digital Advertising Alliance program.  Brands, agencies, publishers and ad tech companies involved in digital and mobile interest-based marketing space are called upon and expected to adhere to the self-regulatory principles DAA brought to market a decade ago to help consumers with privacy transparency and control.

It’s Not Wonderful to Imagine a World without Self-Regulation

February 25, 2019

Let’s take an “It’s a Wonderful Life” test to see what-could-have-been scenarios.

There’s been some discussion over the last week about the effectiveness our current self-regulatory regime for digital interest-based advertising. There is always room for improvement, a goal toward which the digital advertising industry continually works collaboratively with policymakers (and which has resulted in policy updates every two years to keep pace with this rapidly-evolving medium).

 

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