The day is fast approaching when Google drops support for third party cookies on Chrome. Will these changes to the way users are tracked finally bring about the end of ad fraud?
Google and Apple’s contact tracing app was supposed to put user privacy first. Each of the tech giants has blocked the most recent update from the NHS, citing privacy violations.
A petition was issued to block Google’s proposed merger with Fitbit as it will give the company access to health data from fitness devices of 28 million customers.
FLEDGE and Google Topics can now be blocked either individually or together in the DuckDuckGo Chrome extension. Together, FLEDGE and Topics are meant to replace the standard tracking cookie used for ad targeting.
Attackers are combining DDoS attacks and "click fraud" in new email extortion scams that target publishers with websites monetized through Google AdSense program.
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?
Google recently won the court case over not applying ‘right to be forgotten’ rules globally. It defended the policy as a way to balance the right to personal privacy and the right to freedom of information.
While Google has put on a public appearance of being more neutral and detached on the issue, a lawsuit revealed that it has quietly been working behind the scenes with Facebook to circumvent Apple’s new privacy protections.
While the tech companies seem to be in full support of passwordless authentication, the tech community remains divided on whether it is really "ready for primetime."