Google and Facebook fined $240 million for making cookies hard to refuse

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 16:10:10 +0000

French privacy watchdog CNIL has fined Google and Facebook for making it much harder to refuse cookies than it to accept them.

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ICO challenges adtech to step up privacy protection

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:25:53 +0000

The Information Commissioner’s Office has published an opinion asking for initiatives that address the privacy problems adtech

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Zuckerberg’s Metaverse, and the possible privacy and security concerns

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 17:10:29 +0000

We deep-dive into the possible privacy and security issues which may arise from the future launch of Facebook’s Meta project.

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Facebook bans Signal ads that reveal the depth of what it knows about you

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:07:03 +0000

Private messaging app Signal got itself banned from advertizing on Instagram. Why? Because its ads showed users what Facebook knows about them.

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File-sharing and cloud storage sites: How safe are they?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 16:30:00 +0000

File-sharing and online storage are popular online services. Is it worth paying for them or can you use a free one? We look at the pitfalls and give some pointers to avoid them.

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Charities and the advertising industry: data ecosystems and privacy risks

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:59:59 +0000

We take a look at a study which dives into the connection between popular UK based charity organisations and tracking, Real Time Bidding, and data analysis

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