Category Archives: Privacy

Does Google’s FLoC alternative to third-party cookies make sense?

If the battery of addressability alternatives becomes too confusing, will contextual advertising resurge? Kim Davis on February 8, 2021 It’s common knowledge that Google Chrome will deprecate third-party cookies in the near future — likely in 2022. Possible alternatives to preserve addressability are being floated, among them initiatives springing from Chrome’s Privacy Sandbox. But are … Continue reading Does Google’s FLoC alternative to third-party cookies make sense?

Privacy In The Cookie-Less Future

Mapping Marketers’ Next Moves In Tech’s Privacy-Focused Future AdExchanger, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 “Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by Luke Taylor, COO at TrafficGuard. Tech’s push for a privacy-focused future is impacting everyone from publishers to … Continue reading Privacy In The Cookie-Less Future

Global Privacy Control group aims to succeed where ‘do not track’ failed

Initiative faces the challenge of gaining publisher and consumer adoption. Greg Sterling on October 15, 2020  A group of companies that includes Mozilla (Firefox) and DuckDuckGo launched a privacy initiative called Global Privacy Control (GPC). A new browser specification, it’s intended to simplify and expedite consumer privacy requests under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). … Continue reading Global Privacy Control group aims to succeed where ‘do not track’ failed

Nearly all consumers are concerned about personal data privacy, survey finds

But 70% haven’t heard of CCPA or GDPR and 62% don’t read privacy policies. Greg Sterling on December 4, 2019 A new survey of 1,000 U.S. adults discovered both concern and ignorance regarding online privacy and personal data protection. Conducted by Tealium, the survey found 97% of respondents are somewhat or very concerned about protecting … Continue reading Nearly all consumers are concerned about personal data privacy, survey finds

Why marketers should embrace data privacy, not view it as an obstacle

Duane Schulz explains that If marketers are willing to advocate privacy and transparency, we can shift the focus from short-term leads to lasting trust and long-term brand value. Taylor Peterson on August 27, 2019 “What would happen if marketers embraced privacy as a value of the company?” This was the question posed to me by … Continue reading Why marketers should embrace data privacy, not view it as an obstacle