Transatlantic discussion: Time to ban surveillance-based advertising?

The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) is hosting a discussion between MEP Alexandra Geese and Congresswoman Lori Trahan on Transatlantic solutions to protect consumers from surveillance-based advertising. The discussion will cover important issues such as whether a ban is the answer to protect consumers from manipulation and discrimination; and what other measures would be needed to fix the broken adtech system.

When?

  • 11 June
  • 17.00 CET
  • Register here.

Background

The Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) is hosting a discussion between MEP Alexandra Geese and Congresswoman Lori Trahan on Transatlantic solutions to protect consumers from surveillance-based advertising.

The discussion will cover important issues such as whether a ban is the answer to protect consumers from manipulation and discrimination; and what other measures would be needed to fix the broken adtech system.

The role of regulation in tackling surveillance-based advertising is currently at the heart of discussions both in the EU and the U.S.

Speakers

The discussion will be moderated by Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad, Director of Digital Policy at the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC), and European co-chair of TACD’s Digital policy committee.

  • Alexandra Geese, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age
  • Congresswoman Lori Trahan, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Consumer Protection and Commerce subcomittee

For more information see here.