Interactive Advertising Bureau

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Interactive Advertising Bureau
IAB - Interactive Advertising Bureau.gif
Formation 1996
Type Trade Association
Legal status
Non-Profit
Headquarters New York, NY
Region served
Global
Membership 600+ [1]
Leader Randall Rothenberg [2]
Website www.iab.net

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (or IAB) is an advertising business organization that develops industry standards, conducts research, and provides legal support for the online advertising industry. The organization represents a large number of the most prominent media outlets globally, but mostly in the United States and in Europe.

Founded in 1996, the IAB is based in New York City. Randall Rothenberg is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization. Patrick Dolan, David Doty, and Mike Zaneis are the Executive Vice Presidents.[3]

IAB Europe, is a coalition of 27 national IABs across Europe, and over 5500 companies. They publish annually Mediascope Europe, a media consumption research to over 50,000 consumer interviews.[4]

It has developed a number of interface formats for digital advertising metadata, including the Video Ad Serving Template and Video Player-Ad Interface Definition formats. On February 26, 2012, IAB released IAB Standard Ad Unit Portfolio,[5] that included detailed information on all display advertising formats.

In June 2011, the IAB, in partnership with the ANA Association of National Advertisers and the 4A’s American Association of Advertising Agencies released the Guiding Principles of Digital Measurement. These five principles are the foundation of Making Measurement Make Sense (3MS).[6]

As an example, IAB members include representatives from AOL, Associated Press, BBC, CBS, Ebay, ESPN, Facebook, Google Inc., Microsoft, New York Times, Reuters, Time Inc., Twitter, Verizon, Viacom, Washington Post, Yahoo, etc.

Objectives[edit]

IAB has six core objectives:

  • Fend off adverse legislation and regulation
  • Coalesce around market-making measurement guidelines and creative standards
  • Create common ground with customers to reduce costly friction in the supply chain
  • Share best practices that foster industry-wide growth
  • Generate industry-wide research and thought leadership that solidifies Interactive as a mainstream medium
  • Create countervailing force to balance power of other media, marketing, and agency trade groups

IAB Global Offices[edit]

Country Link President
United States Global http://www.iab.net/ Randall Rothenberg
European Union Europe http://www.iabeurope.eu/ [7]
Argentina Argentina http://www.iabargentina.com.ar/ Alejandro Fishman [8]
Australia Australia http://www.iabaustralia.com.au/ Mark Britt [9]
Austria Austria http://www.iab-austria.at Martina Zadina [10]
Belgium Belgium http://www.iab-belgium.be Benoit Lips [11]
Brazil Brazil http://www.iabbrasil.org.br/ Fabio Coelho [12]
Bulgaria Bulgaria http://www.iabulgaria.bg Janet Naidenova [13]
Canada Canada http://www.iabcanada.com/ Chris Williams [14]
Caribbean http://www.iabcaribbean.com/ Ernesto Gonzalez Torres [15]
Chile Chile http://www.iab.cl/ Fernando Gualda [16]
Colombia Colombia http://www.iabcolombia.com/ Gregorio Marquez [17]
Croatia Croatia http://www.inama.hr Igor Poznic [18]
Denmark Denmark http://www.fdim.dk Morten Helveg Petersen[19] (Director)
Finland Finland http://www.iab.fi Jarkko Kyttänen [20]
France France http://www.iabfrance.com David Lacombled [21]
Germany Germany http://www.ovk.de Paul Mudter [22]
Greece Greece http://www.iab.gr Marco Struecker [23]
Hungary Hungary http://www.iab.hu/ Peter Novak [24]
Republic of Ireland Ireland http://www.iabireland.ie/ Suzanne McElligott [25] (Chief Executive)
Italy Italy http://www.iab.it/ Simona Zanette [26]
Mexico Mexico http://www.iabmexico.com/
Netherlands Netherlands http://www.iab.nl/ Joris van Heukelom [27] (Chairman)
New Zealand New Zealand http://www.iab.org.nz/ Alisa Higgins [28] (General Manager)
Norway Norway http://inma.no/ Per Håkon Fasting [29]
Peru Peru http://iabperu.com/ Alexis Reátegui [30]
Poland Poland http://www.iab.com.pl/ Jarosław Sobolewski [31]
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico http://iabpuertorico.org/ Ernesto Gonzalez [32]
Romania Romania http://www.iab-romania.ro/ Cristian Petriceanu [33]
Russia Russia http://iabrus.ru/ Boris Omelnitsky [34]
Serbia Serbia http://www.iab.rs/o-nama.1.html Uroš Ignjačević [35]
Singapore Singapore http://www.iab.sg/
Slovakia Slovakia http://www.aimsr.sk/ Milan Csaplár [36]
Spain Spain http://www.iabspain.net/ Javier Navarro [37]
Sweden Sweden http://www.iabsverige.se/ Johan Siwers [38]
Switzerland Switzerland http://www.iab-switzerland.ch/ Ueli Weber [39]
Turkey Turkey http://www.iab-turkiye.org/ Ahmet Pura [40]
Ukraine Ukraine http://www.uair.org.ua/
United Kingdom United Kingdom http://www.iabuk.net/ Guy Phillipson [41]
Uruguay Uruguay http://www.iab.com.uy/ Robert Lafluf [42]

Controversy[edit]

On the 31st of May 2012 IAB criticized Microsoft for enabling Do Not Track by default in Internet Explorer 10.[43] One of the main criticisms of IAB's response is that tracking should be opt in, not opt out.

On the 12th of March 2013[44] IAB launched a campaign against Mozilla for planning to turn on blocking of 3rd party HTTP cookies in version 22 of Firefox.[45] The campaign has received significant criticism from online privacy advocates.[46] [47]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dengler, Brian (17 January 2012). "IAB Counsel: Push to Regulate Online Ads May Lose Traction". Street Fight. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Campaign launched to teach consumers about ad-stalking". The Register. 24 January 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.iab.net/about_the_iab/iab_staff
  4. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/research/mediascope-europe/mediascope-key-findings-2012.aspx
  5. ^ http://www.iab.net/guidelines/508676/508767/displayguidelines
  6. ^ http://www.iab.net/about_the_iab/recent_press_releases/press_release_archive/press_release/pr-061311
  7. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/Board.aspx
  8. ^ http://www.iabargentina.com.ar/index.php?q=node/31
  9. ^ http://www.iabaustralia.com.au/index.php?/about/board/
  10. ^ http://www.iab-austria.at/internet-advertising-bureau/vorstand-2/martina-zadina/
  11. ^ http://www.iab-belgium.be/iab/management/fr/iab-management.aspx
  12. ^ http://iabbrasil.ning.com/page/diretoria-1
  13. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/national-iabs/bulgaria.aspx
  14. ^ http://www.iabcanada.com/about-iab-canada/board-of-directors
  15. ^ http://iabcaribbean.com/contact-us/
  16. ^ http://www.iab.cl/iab-chile/directiva/
  17. ^ http://www.iabcolombia.com/acerca-de-iab/junta-directiva/
  18. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/national-iabs/croatia-(inama).aspx
  19. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/national-iabs/denmark-(fdim).aspx
  20. ^ http://www.iab.fi/iab-the-european-interactive-advertising-bureau/iab-finland-ry-n-hallitus-2012/
  21. ^ http://www.iabfrance.com/presse/communiques-de-presse/david-lacombled-elu-president-de-liab-france
  22. ^ http://www.ovk.de/ovk/ovk-de/service-navigation/kontakt.html
  23. ^ http://www.iab.gr/gr/organization/board-and-administrator/
  24. ^ http://www.iab.hu/elnokseg.html
  25. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/national-iabs/ireland.aspx
  26. ^ http://www.iab.it/news/simona-zanette-il-nuovo-presidente-di-iab-italia.html
  27. ^ http://www.iab.nl/what-we-do/bestuur-2/
  28. ^ http://www.iab.org.nz/contact
  29. ^ http://www.inma.no/ARTIKLER/Alle-artikler/Ny-styreleder-i-INMA
  30. ^ http://iabperu.com/ia_directiva.aspx?men=1&sub=6
  31. ^ http://www.iabpolska.pl/index.php?mnu=67
  32. ^ http://iabpuertorico.org/acerca/junt/
  33. ^ http://www.iab-romania.ro/Articole/Despre-iab/Componenta-consiliului-director/10.html
  34. ^ http://iabrus.ru/aboutiab/board/default.aspx
  35. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/national-iabs/serbia.aspx
  36. ^ http://www.iabslovakia.sk/index.php?context=2&p=9
  37. ^ http://www.iabeurope.eu/national-iabs/spain.aspx
  38. ^ http://www.iabsverige.se/om-iab-sverige-3/styrelsen/
  39. ^ http://www.iab-switzerland.ch/iab-switzerland/iab-switzerland/praesidium/
  40. ^ http://www.iab-turkiye.org/yonetim.php
  41. ^ http://www.iabuk.net/about/iab-team
  42. ^ http://www.iab.com.uy/iab-uy/directiva
  43. ^ IAB (May 31, 2012). ""Do Not Track" Set to "On" By Default in Internet Explorer 10—IAB Response". 
  44. ^ IAB (March 12, 2013). "IAB Accuses Mozilla of Undermining American Small Business & Consumers’ Control of Their Privacy with Proposed Changes to Firefox". 
  45. ^ IAB (March 12, 2013). "an open letter to mozilla corporation". 
  46. ^ Alex Kantrowitz (March 25, 2013). "The IAB’s Cookie Stance Riles Publishers". 
  47. ^ Glyn Moody (March 6, 2013). "Is Mozilla "Undermining the Openness of the Internet"?". 
  48. ^ Michael Larabel (March 26, 2013). "GTK+ Is Becoming Very Usable With Wayland". 

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