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Regulatory Rumblings

Penned by Dan Jaffe, the ANA's group executive vice president of government relations, this blog focuses on advocacy initiatives and key legal/regulatory issues that threaten national advertisers' freedom of commercial speech.

Regulatory Rumblings

New York Considers a Radical Privacy Bill

2 months ago

ANA, along with the 4A’s, AAF, IAB, and NAI, recently wrote to the Chairman of the New York Senate’s Consumer Protection Committee about the New York Privacy Act, pointing out a number of concerns with the bill.

Regulatory Rumblings

The Washington Post Has it Right – Congress Must Pass Privacy Legislation

2 months ago

In its Sunday, May 9 edition, the Washington Post carried an editorial stating that, “Congress ran out of excuses for its inability to pass a privacy law years ago,” and called on it to act to pass a federal privacy law. ANA agrees - with a couple of caveats.

Regulatory Rumblings

A Tangled Web

4 months ago

This year already has been an ominous one on the tax front for advertisers. Digital advertising taxes have proliferated. At least eight states are presently considering adopting a digital or general ad tax law.

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Marketing Maestros

Written by our in-house citizen journalists, this varied blog draws on insights from the client-side marketing community, examines game-changing campaigns and industry research, provides actionable takeaways from ANA events, and more.

Marketing Maestros

The Only Truly Universal ID Is Multiple IDs

by Bryan MacDonald, 2 days ago

The deprecation of third-party cookies and mobile ad IDs (MAIDs) has thrust the data-driven advertising ecosystem into a period of uncertainty. The underlying mechanisms that support targeted marketing are going away, but nobody is quite certain what will take their place.

Marketing Maestros

Audience-Based Buying Is Taking Over: Here’s How Advertisers Can Successfully Adapt

by Marianne Vita, 4 days ago

“The only thing that is constant is change.” That adage rang true in Ancient Greece, when it was originally stated by philosopher Heraclitus, and today it rings truer than ever for the TV advertising industry.

Marketing Maestros

Our Fight Against Market Research Fraud: Using Next-Gen Fraud Defenses

by Bonnie Breslauer, 1 week ago

There is an immense focus on cookieless solutions as third-party cookies begin to crumble. Given the changing methodology, the industry must continue to be cognizant of fraud and the impact it has on media effectiveness research.

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