March 2, 2018 by Michael Sweeney

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on May 25, 2018. The goal of the regulation is to give EU citizens and residents back control of their privacy and data.

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April 19, 2018 by

You may remember hearing about the Volkswagen emissions scandal that made headlines worldwide in 2015. For those unfamiliar with the story, the German automaker intentionally programmed its turbocharged-direct-injection (TDI) engines to comply with the United States’ emissions and pollution standards by activating the engines’ emission controls only during laboratory tests.

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In a Post-GDPR World, Who Will Be the Emissions Cheaters of AdTech?

April 19, 2018 by

As we get closer to the European Union’s General Data-Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement date on May 25, 2018, more is becoming known about what this new regulation will mean for the online advertising industry and what impact it will have on companies operating within its jurisdiction.

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GDPR and ePrivacy FAQ from AdTech vendors

April 17, 2018 by

While the true impact of the GDPR and ePrivacy regulation won’t be felt until after they come into force, we can already get a sense of the effect they’ll have on the online advertising and marketing industries.

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The Effect the GDPR and ePrivacy Will Have on AdTech and MarTech Vendors [infographic]

April 12, 2018 by

Out of all the hurdles publishers and AdTech & MarTech companies must overcome to comply with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the one about user consent is the biggest.

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GDPR and AdTech/MarTech: What Obtaining User Consent Will Look Like [infographic]

March 12, 2018 by

On April 27, 2016, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted and triggered the start of a two-year countdown towards its enforcement date on May 25, 2018.

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GDPR & ePrivacy: The Effect on AdTech & MarTech From a Technical Perspective [GUIDE]

March 7, 2018 by

Since the very beginning of online advertising over two decades ago, a number of technologies have been introduced to the AdTech ecosystem to solve the numerous problems advertisers and publishers face, and improve the entire media buying and selling process.

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What is an Ad Server and How Does It Work?

March 7, 2018 by

Back when print publishers first started moving online, they soon discovered they needed a way to generate some revenue, so they looked at the main revenue model they’d been using in print—advertising—and aimed to replicate that in the online world.

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What Is an Ad Network and How Does It Work?

February 21, 2018 by

Google’s long-awaited addition to Chrome is finally here. As of February 15, the Chrome browser on desktop and mobile devices won’t display some of the more intrusive ads you tend to find across the Internet. Interestingly, however, Google doesn’t really want you to call it an ad blocker. Instead, the official Google blog and Chromium blog refer to it as a filter.

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Everything You Need to Know About Chrome's Built-In Ad Blocker and Why It Matters

February 21, 2018 by

The tug of war between publishers and those who resist display ads has been going on for some time now and is far from over. There is no way for users to make ad blockers completely invisible to sites or services that show anti-ad-blocking messages. Conversely, there is no way for publishers to make their websites completely and consistently immune to ad blockers.

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How Can Publishers Detect if Someone is Using an Ad Blocker?