Complaint lodged over ‘online barrier’ to advertising lobbyist’s website

Submission to data protection body relates to ‘cookie wall’ that blocks users from IAB Europe site unless they give permissions

Dr Johnny Ryan, speaking in a former role at The Irish Times, has filed a complaint against the Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe.

Dr Johnny Ryan, speaking in a former role at The Irish Times, has filed a complaint against the Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe.

A formal complaint has been lodged with the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) against the main European lobbyist for the online advertising industry.

The complaint against the Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe (IAB Europe) was made by Dr Johnny Ryan, who works as chief policy and industry officer for privacy-oriented web browser Brave.

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