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YouTube hit with $3B UK Class Action Suit Over Use of Children’s Data

Claiming to be the “first of its kind” in Europe for bringing suit against a tech firm on behalf of children, this alleges YouTube’s methods of targeting children constitutes “major breaches” of UK and EU privacy and data rules. Specifically, YouTube is accused of harvesting kids’ data without parental consent.

The suit has been filed on behalf of more than 5 million British children and their parents.

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Fostering trust in the digital privacy ecosystem.

September 22, 2020

IAB Tech Lab looks to re-architect digital marketing IAB Tech Lab’s Board this month committed to collaborate to achieve privacy-centric solutions to preserve addressable advertising as part of their Project Rearc initiative. Key principles include having device agnostic solutions that put consumers first; offering consumers predictable privacy; providing user-friendly, transparent privacy controls; and ensuring ongoing adherence to consumer privacy choices.

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Customer Data Platform Industry Adds New Vendors: CDP Institute Report

July 12, 2024

Software vendors continued to add Customer Data Platform (CDP) capabilities to existing systems in the first half of 2024, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report.  Nearly all of the dozen companies appearing in the report for the first time started as marketing or messaging applications and added CDP capabilities after they were built.  These firms accounted for most of the industry growth during the report period.

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