In a recent AdWeek article, entitled “What Exactly Does ‘Do Not Track’ Mean?” DAA managing director Lou Mastria offered his take on DAA’s work, and the challenges of achieving consensus on online privacy issues.
AdWeek: So what can the DAA do?
AdWeek: How do you change the Do Not Track conversation?
Mastria: The word “track” is a reflexive, loaded word. We have to fight against the Do Not Track phrase. We know there is an inherent fear that a lot of folks play on. Consumers and we are better served by having a more temperate conversation about how you collect data, how you preserve it, how you use it responsibly, not this super-charged dialogue. We should get away from the inflammatory wording.
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