Spanish data protection authority AEPD called the two infringements that led to the GDPR fine "very serious." Both relate to Google's transfer of EU citizen data to the US.
As third-quarter reports roll out, the full effect of the Apple privacy changes to iOS are beginning to be measurable. The early report is that the ad revenue impact is very different for different companies.
The case began with a probe opened by an assortment of state attorneys general in 2018 in response to consumer complaints. The investigation found that Google had been misleading about its use of location tracking dating back to at least 2014.
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.
Google not sending vital security updates to Android devices running operating system older than version 8 has put them at high risk of malware and other security flaws.
A new source of cyber risk and attack may come from posting instructions that include a ZIP or MOV file name, with that text automatically converted into a URL leading to one of these new top-level domains.
Google is attempting to acquire access to over 50 million healthcare data in 21 different states, all without the consent of patients, doctors or other healthcare professionals.
Google’s new “Privacy Sandbox” privacy standards proposal is a compromise solution for programmatic advertising while respecting users’ privacy when they browsing the web.
Two Dutch consumer groups, the Privacy Protection Foundation and Consumentenbond, have filed suit against Google over its targeted advertising auctions. The suit is seeking the equivalent of $804 for each Google user harmed by its "constant surveillance" and sharing of personal data.
Apple and Google jointly launched a contact tracing technology for health agencies to develop their own apps but only three U.S. states have committed to using it in their public health strategies.