Laws, Regulation and Legislation

Summit Snapshot ‘18: What Does GDPR Mean for the Global Advertising Ecosystem?

September 26, 2018

Big Idea: EU’s GDPR is now enforceable. This panel explored how companies seek to comply with these new rules, investigate other oversight models, and help ensure responsible data use in digital advertising according to a respective country’s laws & regs.

“What are other jurisdictions doing in the realm of regulation, co-regulation, and self-regulation?” Shannon Yavorsky, partner at Venable LLP, posed the question to the panelists of “Reality Check: Does GDPR Make the Entire World Go Round?” during the Digital Advertising Alliance Summit18 - ADapt!

Poll: Americans Want Free Internet Content, Value Interest-Based Advertising

New poll commissioned by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) shows that Americans understand and appreciate the importance of the ad-supported Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 18, 2013 – Americans place great value on the availability of free Internet content, and appreciate Internet advertising that is tailored to their specific interests, a new poll finds. The survey, commissioned by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), measured attitudes regarding online advertising, with a specific focus on interest-based ads.

DAA to Senate: For Consumer Choice, Build on What is Already Working

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 Warns That Mozilla Decision Threatens Diverse, Free Internet Content

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 businesses and users depend.

Compliance and Enforcement: Keystones for Self-Regulation Effectiveness

July 22, 2014

This blog post is another in our continuing series of coverage from #DAASummit2014, held June 26 in San Francisco.

One of the remarks made by the Federal Trade Commission’s Jessica Rich, as she spoke during a keynote address at the Digital Advertising Alliance Summit,  was her ticking off a list of hallmarks for successful self-regulation. Independent enforcement, backed by the power to refer to a government agency when necessary, is one such hallmark.

Digital Advertising Alliance Launches New Industry-Focused Website

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.

Cross Border: How the DAA Program Matters to Global Advertisers

September 8, 2015

[Photo: Peter Kosmala, senior vice president of government relations at 4A's (standing) introduces the DAA Summit 2015 panel, "Cross Border: How the DAA Programs Matter to Global Advertisers." Seated left to right: Julie Ford, executive director Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada; Jeanette Fitzgerald, chief privacy officer at Epsilon; and Chris Payne, public affairs manager at the World Federation of Advertisers and board member of the European Digital Interactive Advertising Alliance.]

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