This week's review of ad fraud and privacy in the digital advertising space:
Pixalate’s December 2022 Children’s Privacy Index for Mobile Advertising
Pixalate released the December 2022 Children’s Privacy Index for Mobile Advertising Ranking Programmatic Sell-Side Platforms (SSPs) Based on Percentage of Inventory from Child-Directed Apps. Read the full blog here.
Connected TV App Manual Review under COPPA Rule: 'FYI'
Pixalate continued its Mobile App Manual Reviews According to COPPA series, containing the detailed factors the Trust & Safety Advisory Board educators used to assess an app’s child-directedness. This week we reviewed 'FYI' from the Roku Channel Store. You can read the full review here.
Connected TV App Manual Review under COPPA Rule: ‘Movie Medley’
This week we also reviewed 'Movie Medley' from the Roku Channel Store. Read the full review here.
U.S. Department of Justice Files Suit Against Google, Alleging Ad Tech Monopoly Practices
The New York Times reported that the U.S. Department of Justice, in conjunction with eight individual states, has filed a lawsuit against Google accusing it of “illegally abusing a monopoly of the technology that powers” the ad tech ecosystem. This is the fifth lawsuit the U.S. government has filed against Google since 2020. Governments around the world have sought to put more controls in place on the tech giant.