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Privacy for America Releases Detailed Policy Framework to Provide Strong Data Privacy Protections for All Americans

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Comprehensive New Approach Modernizes Current “Notice and Choice Model” Washington, D.C., December 3, 2019 – Privacy for America, a coalition of top trade organizations and companies representing a broad cross-section of the American economy, today released a comprehensive new framework for nationwide privacy legislation that would fundamentally change the way consumer privacy and security are […]

The 4A’s and The 614 Group Release Report: The Future of Programmatic and Automation

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Comprehensive research finds agencies, publishers, marketers and technology companies want automated workflow and smarter use of better data   New York, NY (November 14, 2019) — The 4A’s and The 614 Group today released “The Future of Programmatic and Automation,” a report that reveals that full automation is the future of programmatic advertising and data-driven […]

Top 5 Ways The Universal Ad Id Will Save The Industry

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Original Article is located here  The advertising industry is fascinating in a number of ways. On many fronts, the rate of change and adoption of new technology and data is astoundingly fast. In other ways, there is incredibly slow progress to move and adapt to these changes, in part because of legacy and a lack […]

4A’s Announces Winners in 23rd Annual Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence

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McCann Takes Top Honors: Grand Prix, Agency of the Year, and Network of the Year   NEW YORK, October 17, 2019—McCann swept the top three honors of 2019 Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence, awarded by The 4A’s, the leading trade organization for marketing communications agencies, at the 4A’s StratFest conference. m:united McCann and Microsoft […]

4A’s Launches Conscious Creative Movement with David&Goliath

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Conscious Creative to serve as a rallying cry for the industry to focus its power on creating positive change   The 4A’s, the leading trade organization for marketing communications agencies, is launching The Conscious Creative Movement, bringing together heart-driven creators who believe ideas and positive thinking can change the world. Conscious Creative, created in partnership […]

4A’s Foundation Adds Eight New Board Members

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Puts Greater Emphasis on Inclusion, Community and Opportunity with New Mission and Approach   NEW YORK, NY — The 4A’s Foundation announced today that it will add seven new members to its board: Jennifer Risi, Worldwide Chief Communications Officer, Ogilvy; Jed Meyer, Director of Brand Measurement, Google; Ashok Sinha, Vice President, Corporate Communications, WarnerMedia; Chris […]

New “Privacy for America” Coalition Calls for Strong Data Privacy Protections for All Americans

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Top policy experts and trade organizations today launched the new “Privacy for America” coalition, which will work with Congress to support enactment of groundbreaking comprehensive federal consumer data privacy and security legislation.

SAG-AFTRA and Joint Policy Committee Reach Tentative Agreement on Successor Contracts

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Landmark Deal Modernizes Commercials Contracts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, (APRIL 2, 2019) — Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and The Joint Policy Committee, LLC (JPC) have reached a tentative agreement on terms for successor television and audio commercials contracts, subject to approval by the SAG-AFTRA National Board later this month. […]

MRC Issues Draft Version of Cross-Media Audience Measurement Standards For Video; Opens 60-Day Public Comment Period

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Addresses electronic measurement of video advertising and content audiences, with subsequent phases planned to focus on display and audio Release marks start of final phase of the Making Measurement Make Sense (3MS) Initiative   New York, NY (March 25, 2019): The Media Rating Council (MRC) announced today it has issued a draft version of its […]

4A’s Submits Comments Opposing California Data Broker Bill

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Although it hasn’t yet clarified the complexity of operational challenges presented by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California State Assembly has proposed another bill intended to regulate the data industry. California’s AB 1202 would include new data-broker registration requirements, similar to Vermont’s law. Several requirements appear to conflict with the provisions of CCPA, […]

4A’s Presents Concerns with California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

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Alison Pepper, SVP, 4A’s Government Relations, delivered a statement at the California Attorney General’s hearing in Fresno, regarding member agencies’ concerns about the California Consumer Privacy Act. Issues include consent, the use of publicly available data, and the conflation of pseudonymized data and personal information.

While Optimistic And Enthusiastic About TV Attribution, Industry Leaders Want Better Visibility Into How Providers Are Approaching Measurement, Data and Implementation

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  CIMM and 4As Present TV Attribution Providers Study at 8th Annual CIMM Cross-Platform Video Measurement and Data Summit  New York, February 7, 2019 — While industry leaders express optimism and enthusiasm for TV attribution, they also are looking for greater visibility and understanding into how leading providers conduct the practice. The finding is part […]