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Maryland Becomes First State to Approve Ad Disclosures via DAA-Type Icon

NEW YORK, NY – September 18, 2018 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today released the creative implementation guidelines for the “Political Ad” icon it announced in May as part of an advertising industry initiative to increase transparency and accountability around digital political ads. The new guidelines outline the creative specifications necessary for U.S. federal and state political advertisers to create and display the Political Ad icon in express advocacy ads.

The DAA also welcomed Maryland for becoming the first state to authorize this type...

DAA Releases New Guidance & “PoliticalAd” Icon Offering Info on Political Ads; ASRC and DMA to Enforce Program Across Industry

NEW YORK, NY – May 22, 2018 –  The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today launched an industry-wide initiative to increase transparency and accountability around digital political ads, including new guidance for political advertisers and a “PoliticalAd” icon that will link to additional information on such ads. Compliance with the guidance will be independently enforced by the Advertising Self Regulatory Council (ASRC) and the Data & Marketing Association (DMA).

Building on the success of the DAA’s existing YourAdChoices program, the DAA’s new “PoliticalAd” icon ...

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