Google and Apple are having a debate over privacy as a luxury good with Apple offering privacy enhancements on its expensive devices while Google wants consumers to believe privacy is their fundamental civil right.
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.
Scanning images in billions of users’ files without warrants, is Google helping the U.S. government to conduct warrantless searches and violating the Fourth Amendment?
In the Alphabet annual report for 2018, Google’s parent company provided additional guidance on how their privacy practices could impact the company’s overall business model, and hence, its ability to churn out billions of dollars of revenue each quarter.
Google received €50 million in GDPR fines from French regulator CNIL for failing to adequately inform users about their data collection practices, and not giving users enough control over how their information is used. What are the lessons learnt?
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?
Consumer groups in 7 countries are asking European privacy regulators to take action against Google for GDPR violations, specifically, its “deceptive practices” related to location tracking.
A new report offers a never-before-seen look at Google data collection practices, raising new questions about the extent to which the top tech companies in the world collect and collate user data without their permission or knowledge.
Google admitted that back in March 2018, it became aware of a data breach that may have impacted up to 500,000 users, but failed to disclose it to users or regulators. Are big Silicon Valley tech giants are “too big to trust”?
Google has tried to clean up its Gmail privacy practices, saying that it will no longer use or scan Gmail content for any advertising purposes. Now, Gallo is representing consumers who never signed up for a Google account or Gmail account, but who still had their email messages read. This could be a real game-changer.