Mozilla's first-ever Internet Health Report highlights the key challenges affecting the creation of an open, safe and accessible Internet – Big Tech’s growing power, the collapse of privacy especially with IoT security, and the spread of fake news. All of these challenges point to deeper problems with the Internet.
LinkedIn accused of gathering 18 million email addresses of non-users and using those addresses for targeted Facebook advertising. And the Irish Data Protection Commissioner got a bit irate – and rightly so.
The "Privacy Sandbox" initiative proposed by Google could bring major changes to the online advertising industry, disabling third-party cookies entirely in the Chrome browser. Could this be considered anticompetitive?
Surveillance capitalism as a revenue model through the observation and recording of as much personal data as possible to create highly effective targeted advertisements is growing unchecked. Can regulation level the playing field?
The principle of programmatic advertising is at the heart of the case filed by Brave since 2018 where practice of real time bidding is alleged to have broken the data protection law.
Behavioral targeting relies on a host of third parties in a highly complex, dynamic environment. Is your digital marketing ready for compliance with GDPR?
Ad spend is barely impacted by the new Apple IDFA restrictions at worst, and even slightly up according to at least one ad company, but iOS 14.5 adoption has been unusually low.
Irish DPC is launching an investigation on potential GDPR violation of Google’s Ad Exchange online ad system which is active on 8.4 million websites worldwide.
Apple may just have found the solution to counter Google by focusing on Apple's privacy commitment to their customers, especially in online advertising.