27 11, 2019

Brexit ad blitz data firm paid by Vote Leave broke privacy laws, watchdogs find – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-27T17:56:29+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aggregate IQ, AggregateIQ, AIQ, Aleksandr Kogan, Artificial Intelligence, BeLeave, Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Canada, data protection, Europe, Facebook, General Election, political campaigning, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States, Vote Leave|

A joint investigation by watchdogs in Canada and British Columbia has found that Cambridge Analytica-linked data firm, Aggregate IQ, broke privacy laws in Facebook [...]

11 08, 2019

Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-11T16:23:17+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Advertising Tech, america, Android, cookies, data processing, data protection, data security, ePrivacy Regulation, Europe, european union, Facebook, France, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Germany, Google, information commissioner's office, Instagram, law, online advertising, Privacy, spamming, TC, Uncategorized, United States, University of Michigan|

New research into how European consumers interact with the cookie consent mechanisms which have proliferated since a major update to the bloc’s online [...]

23 03, 2019

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-23T14:29:21+00:00 March 23rd, 2019|Advertising Tech, Aleksandr Kogan, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, data protection, DCMS committee, Europe, Facebook, ICO, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online disinformation, Policy, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized|

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data [...]

3 02, 2019

Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging messaging platforms – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-02-03T13:53:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|antitrust, Apps, Brian Acton, business intelligence, data protection, e2e encryption, Europe, european commission, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Instagram, ireland, Mark Zuckerberg, messaging apps, Privacy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing” regarding plans to integrate the underlying infrastructure of [...]

30 10, 2018

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-10-30T12:34:22+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Advertising Tech, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, Brussels, california, China, civic tech, competition law, computing, data protection, data protection law, digital advertising, digital media, DuckDuckGo, Elizabeth Denham, engineer, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, facial recognition, fundamental rights, Giovanni Buttarelli, Google, human rights, ICDPPC, india, Kent Walker, Mark Zuckerberg, New America Foundation, news media, Nick Clegg, Privacy, San Francisco, search engine, Security, smartphone, SNAPCHAT, Social, social network, Sundar Pichai, TC, terms of service, Tim Cook, Tim-berners lee, Uncategorized, United States, Washington D.C., world wide web|

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels [...]

29 10, 2018

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-10-29T00:33:03+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Advertising Tech, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, Brussels, california, China, civic tech, competition law, computing, data protection, data protection law, digital advertising, digital media, DuckDuckGo, Elizabeth Denham, engineer, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, facial recognition, fundamental rights, Giovanni Buttarelli, Google, human rights, ICDPPC, india, Kent Walker, Mark Zuckerberg, New America Foundation, news media, Nick Clegg, Privacy, San Francisco, search engine, Security, smartphone, SNAPCHAT, Social, social network, Sundar Pichai, TC, terms of service, Tim Cook, Tim-berners lee, Uncategorized, United States, Washington D.C., world wide web|

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels [...]

8 07, 2018

AI spots legal problems with tech T&Cs in GDPR research project – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-07-08T10:54:57+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Airbnb, Amazon, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, data protection, data security, epic games, Europe, european union, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Instagram, law, Machine Learning Technology, Microsoft, Netflix, personally identifiable information, Privacy, Skyscanner, Steam, TC, tcs, terms of service, Uber, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Technology is the proverbial double-edged sword. And an experimental European research project is ensuring this axiom cuts very close to the industry’s bone [...]

28 05, 2018

To truly protect citizens, lawmakers need to restructure their regulatory oversight of big tech – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-05-28T22:23:19+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Artificial Intelligence, Column, computing, data management, data protection, Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Judge, machine learning, Mark Zuckerberg, Privacy, right to be forgotten, smartphone, social media, Software, Uncategorized, United States, world wide web|

Gillian Hadfield Contributor More posts by this contributor Saudi Arabia’s TechUtopia Neom will have to reinvent the rules to succeed To control AI, [...]

1 05, 2018

Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-05-01T21:59:20+00:00 May 1st, 2018|ad network, Advertising Tech, data controller, data protection, data security, Europe, european publishers council, european union, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, law, Media, Policy, Sundar Pichai, Uncategorized|

A group of European and international publishers have accused Google of using an incoming update to the European Union’s data protection framework to [...]

15 04, 2018

How to save your privacy from the Internet’s clutches – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-04-15T09:47:34+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Advertising Tech, Data Mining, data protection, Europe, Facebook, GDPR, Google, Policy, Privacy, Security, Social, surveillance, tracking, Uncategorized|

Another week, another massive privacy scandal. When it’s not Facebook admitting it allowed data on as many as 87 million users to be sucked out [...]