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 [...]

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 [...]

27 01, 2019

Has the fight over privacy changed at all in 2019? – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-01-27T01:47:48+00:00 January 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Albert Gidari, big data, Box, brave, Center for Democracy and Technology, Christopher Wolf, cloud, community, data, data privacy, data usage, DuckDuckGo, eCommerce, Enterprise, european union, Future of Privacy Forum, Gabriel Weinberg, GDPR, Google, Government, Hogan Lovells, Information Technology Industry Council, Internet Association, Johnny Ryan, Melika Carroll, Opinion, Philanthropy, Policy, Privacy, SaaS, Security, stanford, Stanford University, Startups, TC, the internet association, Uncategorized, user data|

Albert Gidari Albert Gidari is the Consulting Director of Privacy at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society. He was a partner for [...]

26 11, 2018

Tech giants offer empty apologies because users can’t quit – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-26T12:54:23+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Amazon, APPLE, Apps, Cambridge Analytica, Drama, Elliot Schrage, Facebook, Facebook Policy, facebook privacy, GDPR, Google, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft, Mobile, Policy, Privacy, project maven, Security, Social, Talent, TC, Uncategorized|

A true apology consists of a sincere acknowledgement of wrong-doing, a show of empathic remorse for why you wronged and the harm it [...]

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 [...]

5 06, 2018

Facebook data misuse firm snubs UK watchdog’s legal order – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-06-05T10:28:23+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Aleksandr Kogan, api, app developer, Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge Analytica, Chris Wylie, Congress, data management, David Carroll, Elizabeth Denham, Europe, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, information commissioner's office, Lawsuit, Mark Zuckerberg, online platforms, Policy, presidential election, Privacy, Security, Social, social media, social media platforms, Uncategorized, United States|

The company at the center of a major Facebook data misuse scandal has failed to respond to a legal order issued by the [...]

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 [...]

28 10, 2017

In Europe, Facebook’s data law buffer looks to be on borrowed time – Evotik

By | 2017-10-28T15:04:59+00:00 October 28th, 2017|consent, cookies, data controller, data protection law, Europe, european union, Facebook, GDPR, law, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, web tracking|

Facebook’s European business may not, for too much longer, be able to rely on its preferred privacy buffer of arguing that data protection [...]