Checkout
Cart: $0.00 - (0 items )

Microsoft announces changes to cloud contract terms following EU privacy probe

Microsoft announces changes to cloud contract terms following EU privacy probe Chalk up another win for European data protection: Microsoft has announced changes to commercial cloud contracts following privacy concerns raised by European Union data protection authorities. The changes to contactual terms will apply globally and to all its commercial customers — […]

Read More

Europe’s top court sharpens guidance for sites using leaky social plug-ins

Europe’s top court sharpens guidance for sites using leaky social plug-ins Europe’s top court has made a ruling that could affect scores of websites that embed the Facebook ‘Like’ button and receive visitors from the region. The ruling by the Court of Justice of the EU states such sites are jointly responsible […]

Read More

GDPR adtech complaints keep stacking up in Europe

GDPR adtech complaints keep stacking up in Europe It’s a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force and leaky adtech is now facing privacy complaints in four more European Union markets. This ups the tally to seven markets where data protection authorities have been urged to investigate a […]

Read More

LinkedIn forced to ‘pause’ mentioned in the news feature in Europe after complaints about ID mix-ups

LinkedIn forced to ‘pause’ mentioned in the news feature in Europe after complaints about ID mix-ups LinkedIn has been forced to ‘pause’ a feature in Europe in which the platform emails members’ connections when they’ve been ‘mentioned in the news’. The regulatory action follows a number of data protection complaints after LinkedIn’s […]

Read More

Even the IAB warned adtech risks EU privacy rules

Even the IAB warned adtech risks EU privacy rules A privacy complaint targeting the behavioral advertising industry has a new piece of evidence that shows the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) shedding doubt on whether it’s possible to obtain informed consent from web users for the programmatic ad industry’s real-time bidding (RTB) system to broadcast […]

Read More

Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog

Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog The UK’s data watchdog has warned that Facebook must overhaul its privacy-hostile business model or risk burning user trust for good. Comments she made today have also raised questions over the legality of so-called lookalike audiences to target political ads […]

Read More

Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big data

Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big data It’s been just over four months since Europe’s tough new privacy framework came into force. You might believe that little of substance has changed for big tech’s data-hungry smooth operators since then — beyond firing out a wave of privacy […]

Read More

Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers

Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers A group of European and international publishers have accused Google of using an incoming update to the European Union’s data protection framework to try to push “draconian” new terms on them in exchange for continued access to its ad network — […]

Read More

Back to top