Regulators and lawmakers are working up rules that prevent tracking and data collection without explicit informed consent. But a vast trove of probabilistic data can be harnessed to build accurate alternatives. UM’s global media chief Joshua Lowcock, Civic Data co-founder Chris Brinkworth and Havas data and adtech lead Kevin Fernandes think fingerprinting is alive and kicking for now – but may be next in the firing line. Publishers and adtech firms take note.
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