Blog: Advancing the adtech debate from a data protection perspective

Simon McDougall, Executive Director for Technology Policy and Innovation, invites adtech industry stakeholders to a fact-finding forum. Advertising is as old as commerce itself. Companies have always innovated to access new markets, and people are often happy to learn of new products and services. But in recent years, technology has completely transformed the way advertising is bought, sold and delivered. Many advertising techniques use people’s personal information, in the form of a personal profile, to decide which advert is delivered to them. Publishers then utilise real-time advertising methods to sell the…

Putting the Downturn Into Perspective

Bitcoin Crash: Putting the Downturn Into Perspective November 21, 2018 by William Peaster The acute bitcoin crash has spooked many in the cryptoeconomy. And things may get uglier yet. But calls of outright, permanent doom and gloom are likely overblown. Let’s examine the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Also read: Bakkt Delays Launch As Crypto Markets Crash to New 2018 Lows Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts Bitcoin Crash Permanent? Doubt It Bitcoin’s latest price drop amid its ongoing 2018 slide means the OG…