4A’s names Alison Pepper as EVP–Government Relations

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Pepper succeeds Dick O’Brien, who retires after 19 years of industry advocacy   WASHINGTON, April 30, 2020 — The 4A’s has named Alison Pepper as its EVP–Government Relations, promoted from her role as 4A’s SVP–Government Relations. Pepper succeeds Dick O’Brien, who has announced his retirement after 19 years in this role, where he was the […]

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 […]

Public Sentiment Towards Facebook Data Collection, Privacy, and Online Marketing in 2019

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Clever Real Estate surveyed Americans about their feelings towards online advertising, privacy, and data collection.

AdExchanger: Ad Trade Orgs Appeal To California AG: Clarify Your Privacy Law, Please

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Originally published in AdExchanger, January 31, 2019 By Allison Schiff, AdExchanger Attention: Attorney General, State of California Re: California Consumer Privacy Act You’re killing us here. Thanks, The advertising industry The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is set to take effect in 2020 and the advertising community is desperate for some clarification. On Tuesday, a coalition of ad trade […]

Campaign US: One-word answers with 4A’s leader Marla Kaplowitz

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The trade association CEO tells us what external agencies bring to the table that in-house shops do not.   Originally published in Campaign US, January 4, 2019 by Lindsay Stein, Campaign US To kick off the New Year, Campaign US caught up with 4A’s CEO Marla Kaplowitz to hear her thoughts on the industry overall and what to […]

How Bipartisanship Could Affect The Advertising Industry Following Midterms

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Op-ed by Dick O’Brien, EVP–Government Relations, and Alison Pepper, SVP–Government Relations, at 4A’s. Originally published in ADWEEK, November 21, 2018.   As the dust settles on the 2018 midterm elections, a few things have come into focus. One is that while this was maybe not a fully blue wave (depends on which historical perspective you use […]

4A’s Comments on “Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy”

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Read the two sets of comments the 4A’s submitted in response to the request for public comments on “Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy,” a September 26 notice by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.