Friday Digital, Media & Technology – Gaming music, AdTech Law & Data use

Friday Digital, Media & Technology
Here are a few things that you may have missed in digital, media & technology this week.These were prepared listening to The Bleachers – Live at Electric Lady (and hoping I get to see them perform live one day. Think Springsteen meets ska) and are best enjoyed with a coffee… or whatever your choice.Let me know if you want to talk about any of it, but please share with a few people and ask them to subscribe.Brett
Where Music Meets Gaming: Music-Making in the Metaverse – BITKRAFT VenturesMusic in games should have more hype, IMO. So, read how virtual concerts have transformed the games we know and love. Is there a bigger opportunity to bring music-making to the Metaverse (not to mention what’s possible IRL)?
Google and Facebook CEOs colluded in online-ad sales scheme, unredacted antitrust lawsuit allegesThis is the 2022 slow-burn AdTech legal drama to watch. When this is done I’d like to have a movie made about it. Parts of court documents, now unredacted, identify senior BigTech execs involved. A deeper look at the tech (not the legal) is
CNIL sets parameters for processors’ reuse of data for product improvementThis is a GDPR guidance note from the French regulator, but in short: yes, data processors can use data processed on behalf of another to improve the processor’s own products and services BUT with explicit consent and if doing so is compatible with the original purpose for which the data was collected. Bonne chance et bon
Bonus item this week…
Wunderman Thompson HomeFor the budding futurologists, there is Wunderman Thompsons annual forecast of 100 trends to watch in 2022 – all 200+ pages of

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Brett is an experienced lawyer and business executive who focuses on commercial outcomes. He has worked across three sectors in England & Australia advising and leading initiatives in digital, media and technology

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