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Jun 07 2021
Alphabet Inc.’s GOOG -0.30% Google agreed to pay French regulators a fine of nearly $270 million, settling one of the first antitrust cases globally that allege the tech company abused its leading role in the digital advertising sector.
France’s competition authority said it had also accepted a series of proposed commitments Google made to settle the case, including promises to make itWall Street Journal (News)
Feb 18 2016
The conservative Judicial Crisis Network announced Thursday that it is spending at least $1 million on a radio, TV and digital advertising campaign that urges the Senate to block anyone President Obama nominates to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose death last week has roiled the political world.USA TODAY
Oct 24 2022
Wall Street is bracing for disaster in online advertising.
Following disappointing results from Snap last week and a 28% plunge in the stock price that sent the company’s value to its lowest since early 2019, investors are now turning their attention to ad giants Meta and Alphabet as well as reports this week from Twitter and Pinterest. They’ll also hear from Amazon and Microsoft, whichCNBC
Mar 24 2022
The European Union was expected to finalize this week one of the world’s most far-reaching laws to address the power of the biggest tech companies, putting in place rules that will affect app stores, online advertising, e-commerce, messaging services and other everyday digital tools.
The law, called the Digital Markets Act, would be the most sweeping piece of digital policy since theNew York Times (News)
Mar 19 2018
Digital campaigns have evolved from banner ads 20 years ago to Cambridge Analytica harvesting our Facebook data. Has the rise of micro-targeting become a threat to democracy?The Guardian
Oct 04 2022
“Make sure to wear shoes, ladies. There’s glass everywhere.”
Or so the now-famous slogan goes. But putting aside historical moments of hope when the glass ceiling for women has become the glass floor, it’s been a rough few years for gender equality.
Women have suffered disproportionately throughout the pandemic; they are more likely to be the primary caregiver, carry the domesticForbes
Nov 11 2021
The Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled with where to draw the line between a town’s right to restrict garish billboard ads and constitutional free speech protections.
The justices posed difficult questions to both the lawyers supporting and arguing against an Austin, Texas, regulation that permits businesses to use digital billboards on their grounds but bans their use for off-siteThe Hill
Aug 12 2022
The period following May 2013 witnessed a slew of disclosures about mass surveillance. There were jaw-dropping revelations about National Security Agency programs, software, and spy gear. Someone leaked an entire catalog of malware developed by the Central Intelligence Agency. And let’s not forget all the juicy reports about companies secretly cooperating with the intelligence community toThe American Conservative