Brave's submission to the UK Competition & Markets Authority shows how to fix the RTB market and end Google's advertising monopoly.
This is Brave's response to a call for stakeholder input from the European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager.
This note examines a Belgian court ruling against Facebook's tracking and approach to consent. Facebook and adtech companies should expect tough sanctions when they find themselves before European courts - unless they change their current approach to data protection and the GDPR. Facebook is playing a dangerous game of “chicken” with the regulators. First, it has begun to confront users in … Continue reading Facebook and adtech face a turbulent time in Europe’s courts: the Brussels case.
Google and Facebook will be disrupted by the new European data protection rules that are due to apply in May 2018. This note explains how. Google and Facebook will be unable to use the personal data they hold for advertising purposes without user permission. This is an acute challenge because, contrary to what some commentators have assumed, they cannot use a “service-wide” opt-in for … Continue reading How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook
Now, ten days into October, we have had time to digest on the events of the last quarter. As is ever the case with history, only some of the headlines of the last three months will have any lingering impact. But of all the events in the past three months the following eight are worth … Continue reading Eight Things From Q3 Worth Knowing