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 [...]

5 08, 2019

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-05T16:16:10+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Acxiom, Advertising Tech, app developer, Boris Johnson, Cambridge Analytica, Conservative Party, data management, Data Mining, data processing, donald trump, electoral law, Elizabeth Denham, Europe, Experian, Facebook, General Election, information commissioner's office, microtargeting, National Health Service, online disinformation, Privacy, Social, social media, social media platforms, targeted advertising, TC, terms of service, Theresa May, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States|

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. [...]

4 08, 2019

Google to auction slots on Android default search ‘choice screen’ in Europe next year, rivals cry ‘pay-to-play’ foul – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-04T04:15:25+00:00 August 4th, 2019|Android, antitrust, Apps, competition, DuckDuckGo, Europe, Google, Lawsuit, Privacy, Qwant, Search, Uncategorized|

Starting early next year Google will present Android users in Europe with a search engine choice screen when handsets bundle its own search [...]

24 07, 2019

Facebook ends friend data access for Microsoft and Sony, the last 2 of its legacy partners, under FTC deal – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-24T16:08:24+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Facebook, Government, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized|

One more consequence of the FTC’s investigation of Facebook, which culminated in a record $5 billion settlement announced today: it’s finally tightening another [...]

18 07, 2019

Facebook accused of contradicting itself on claims about platform policy violations – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-18T16:04:39+00:00 July 18th, 2019|Apps, Cambridge Analytica, Damian Collins, Europe, Facebook, Lawsuit, Privacy, Social, Uncategorized|

Prepare your best * unsurprised face *: Facebook is being accused of contradicting itself in separate testimonies made on both sides of the [...]

15 07, 2019

As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-15T15:59:11+00:00 July 15th, 2019|big data, Column, data governance, data management, deloitte, digital rights, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, Government, human rights, Information technology, Policy, Privacy, Startups, Uber, Uncategorized|

Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate [...]

20 06, 2019

Canada’s True North conference is not your typical tech event – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-20T03:39:22+00:00 June 20th, 2019|africa, Artificial Intelligence, BlackBerry, Buzzfeed, Communitech, encryption, Events, Google, healthcare, kara swisher, Mark Zuckerberg, north america, Privacy, re/code, smartphone, Startups, sustainable energy, TC, Thomas Friedman, true north, Uncategorized, University of Waterloo, waterloo, writers|

From the venue and the flashy event website, Waterloo, Ontario’s True North conference (in its second year) doesn’t seem all that distinct from [...]

31 05, 2019

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-31T15:21:58+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Advertising Tech, Amazon, BBC, Brits, digital media, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Google, ICO, Instagram, Internet, new media, ofcom, online content, online harms, online regulation, Privacy, search engine, search engines, search results, smartphone, smartphones, SNAPCHAT, Social, social media, social media platforms, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, [...]

28 04, 2019

Zuckerberg warns of authoritarian data localization trend – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-28T14:59:21+00:00 April 28th, 2019|Apps, data localization, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Policy, Privacy, Social, TC, Uncategorized, Yuval Noah Harari|

If free nations demand companies store data locally, it legitimizes that practice for authoritarian nations, which can then steal that data for their [...]

10 04, 2019

New privacy assistant Jumbo fixes your Facebook & Twitter settings – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-10T14:44:26+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Amazon Alexa, Apps, Facebook, facebook privacy, Funding, Fundings & Exits, google search, Mobile, Policy, Privacy, Recent Funding, Social, Startups, TC, Twitter, Twitter Privacy, Uncategorized|

Jumbo could be a nightmare for the tech giants, but a savior for the victims of their shady privacy practices. Jumbo saves you [...]