Why did privacy expert Max Schrems immediately file GDPR complaints against Google and Facebook – and will he win?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force a few weeks ago.  As Rick Falkvinge noted in his post on the topic, its impact is potentially huge. The GDPR has already led to a flood of (annoying) emails from companies eager to tell us about their updated privacy policy, and the blocking of EU … Continue reading “Why did privacy expert Max Schrems immediately file GDPR complaints against Google and Facebook – and will he win?”

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You thought targeted Facebook ads were bad for privacy? Wait until you see cross-screen addressable ads…

Last month we wrote about Cambridge Analytica, and how its micro-targeting may have had a significant influence on the US election and Brexit. A new article in Fast Company reveals that the firm is extending its services to the world of TV: “Since last year’s presidential campaigns, the company has sought to expand further into … Continue reading “You thought targeted Facebook ads were bad for privacy? Wait until you see cross-screen addressable ads…”

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