FTC Order Will Ban Avast from Selling Browsing Data for advertising Purposes, Require It to Pay $16.5 Million Over Charges the Firm Sold Browsing Data After Claiming Its Products Would Block Online Tracking | Federal Trade Commission
Ftc.gov · 2024-02-24 5 min The Federal Trade Commission will require software provider Avast to pay $16.5 million and prohibit the company from selling or licensing any web browsing data for advertising purposes to settle charges that the company and its subsidiaries sold such information to third parties
IOS notification loophole lets apps collect data about you
Adguard.com · 2024-02-17 6 min Apple has long said that fingerprinting — tracking a user through the hardware and software features of their device — is not allowed. But apparently some popular apps have found a backdoor that they are exploiting in plain sight.Privacy researcher Tommy Mysk has discovered t
Scadenza di Google per Consent Mode e privacy degli annunci
Cookiebot.com · 2024-01-31 7 min Google sta aumentando il proprio impegno nella privacy dei dati, contribuendo a promuovere la conformità tra i propri clienti. Di recente, Shirin Eightesadi, Director Product Management di Google, ha pubblicato un articolo sulle loro ultime iniziative in ambito pubblicitario. N
Privacy and AI #9
Linkedin.com · 2024-01-23 17 min In this edition of Privacy and AI:PRIVACY • EDPB bans Meta's processing PD for behavioral ads using legitimate interests or contract in the EU• Guidelines on the use of API• AI development and use - legal basis• EDPB Guidelines 2/2023 on Technical Scope of Art. 5(3) of e
Information Commissioner’s Office launches consultation series on generative AI
Ico.org.uk · 2024-01-15 < 1 min Skip to main content English English Official information
Work inside the machine: How pre saves and algorithmic marketing turn musicians into influencers AlgorithmWatch
Algorithmwatch.org · 2024-01-08 7 min “New track coming soon, to pre-save it, click on the link below.” “Can’t wait to share this song with you, pre-save now!” This is how some artists promote their unreleased tracks in advance. Initially created by Spotify, the idea is simple: Users click on the “like”
JShelter e il tracciamento degli utenti dei browser come Google Chrome con MV3 API
Jshelter.org · 2024-01-04 3 min Over the years, privacy and security-oriented browser extensions in the same category of JShelter (e.g. uBlock or NoScript, whose code is partially inherited by JShelter through the NoScript Commons Library), have been forced into multiple complex refactorings and modernizations,
Here's how to contribute — Free Software Foundation — Working together for free software
Fsf.org · 2024-01-04 3 min Did you ever ask yourself why online privacy is important and what can be done about it? Learn how the JShelter web extension can be part of your privacy protection tool kit, as well as ways to contribute, in this article.Protecting your online privacy has never been more importa
Presenting this season's online FSF bulletin — Free Software Foundation — Working together for free software
Fsf.org · 2024-01-04 2 min Screenshot of online BulletinAs I write this, we have received our first snowfall in Boston, MA, the city where the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has its cozy office. The seasons are changing, for sure, but the bi-annual routine of providing the public with articles about free s
Government urges police to increase use of facial recognition software
Ifsecglobal.com · 2023-12-31 2 min Facial recognitionCrime and Policing Minister, Chris Philps, has urged the police to use artificial intelligence (AI) technology more for crime-fighting by May 2024. In a letter to police chiefs, Philps said the number of searches using facial recognition technology to track off
Hospitals ask courts to force cloud storage firm to return stolen data
Bleepingcomputer.com · 2023-12-29 2 min Two not-for-profit hospitals in New York are seeking a court order to retrieve data stolen in an August ransomware attack and now stored on the servers of a Boston cloud storage company.Carthage Area Hospital and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center (the attack's victims) have founded
Political advertising: EU won't ban voter manipulation and microtargeting
Patrick-breyer.de · 2023-11-09 2 min Yesterday, the EU Parliament and Council agreed on new rules on transparency and targeting of political advertising. The Parliament was able to secure a publicly accessible library of online political advertising, but targeting political messages based on the individual preferenc
Spie su ruote: come le case automobilistiche raccolgono e poi rivendono informazioni
Analisideirischinformatici.it · 2023-10-27 9 min Facebook LinkedIn WhatsApp Email Allerta Pericoli Informatici sui Social : APP 1 : Allerta Pericoli Informatici Google Play Apple Store APP 2 : AiutamiSi ( tanti servizi gratuiti ) Google Play Apple Store Quali informazioni personali raccolgono le auto moderne
Undermining Democracy: The European Commission's Controversial Push for Digital Surveillance – Danny Mekić
Dannymekic.com · 2023-10-15 11 min Biography Quotes Nederlands Menu Danny Mekić. Speaker Chairman Entrepreneur NewTeam StrategyCooker HackathonFactory Innovation Company Innovations Automotive & Innovation Banks & Innovation Education & Innovation Healthcare & Innovation
Setting the record straight
Commissioners.ec.europa.eu · 2023-10-15 5 min On the 25th of October I will be having an exchange of views with the LIBE committee on my proposal to prevent and fight child sexual abuse. The next day the LIBE committee will vote on the proposal.I am approaching this public discussion with resolve, with transparency and with
[Opinion] Why your data might already be on a Europol list
Euobserver.com · 2023-10-12 3 min You don't have to be a civil rights defender or even an opposition voice to end up on a police list. You don't even have to commit a crime.And yet in today's EU, innocent people are being swept up in a police digital dragnet that risks eroding the very basis of democracy.Police f
FTC Warns Tax Prep Companies Against Invasive Online Tracking – The Markup
Themarkup.org · 2023-09-21 3 min Pixel HuntSharing private information could lead to penalties, agency says after Markup investigation By Colin LecherSeptember 19, 2023 13:13 ET Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty ImagesShare This Article Copy Link RepublishThe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has warned five tax pre
Peeking into the Black Box AlgorithmWatch
Algorithmwatch.org · 2023-09-18 13 min Editor's note: This article was written for and first published in the "journalist" magazine.Single mothers were seen as a particularly high risk. In the Dutch port city of Rotterdam, an algorithm spent years combing through the data of welfare recipients to determine which of t
Google rolls out Privacy Sandbox to use Chrome browsing history for ads
Bleepingcomputer.com · 2023-09-10 5 min Google has started to roll out its new interest-based advertising platform called the Privacy Sandbox, shifting the tracking of user's interests from third-party cookies to the Chrome browser.When starting the Google Chrome browser, users will now see an alert titled 'Enhanced ad
PI’s Guide to International Law and Surveillance
Privacyinternational.org · 2023-08-23 2 min ReportFirst published in 2017, “PI’s Guide to International Law and Surveillance” is an attempt to collate relevant excerpts from these judgments and reports into a single principled guide that will be regularly updated. This is the third edition of the Guide. It has been u
Is Meta's arrival on the fediverse good news?
Laquadrature.net · 2023-08-23 12 min The fediverse (a blend made from “federation” and “universe”) is a group of social media consisting of a multitude of platforms and software, each of them communicating with the others using a common protocol. Mastodon is one of the software applications used to offer an
MoS IT on concerns around Digital Personal Data Protection Act: There will be checks & balances to ensure personal data is not misused
Indianexpress.com · 2023-08-13 9 min MoS IT on concerns around Digital Personal Data Protection Act: There will be checks & balances to ensure personal data is not misused | Business News - The Indian Express advertisement On Saturday, the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 was published i
Disney creates task force to explore AI and cut costs: Sources
Businesstoday.in · 2023-08-10 4 min Walt Disney has created a task force to study artificial intelligence and how it can be applied across the entertainment conglomerate, even as Hollywood writers and actors battle to limit the industry's exploitation of the technology.Launched earlier this year, before the Holly
Katharina Koerner on LinkedIn: Home | 17 comments
Linkedin.com · 2023-08-08 2 min Katharina KoernerAI Governance, Privacy, Privacy Tech, Responsible AI, Open Source, Security • Law, Policy, Research, Speaker, Community • Privacy compliance of emerging tech • Bridging the world between privacy, policy, and IT14h EditedDifferential Privacy (DP) is increasi
EU US Data Privacy Framework: quali strategie possono intraprendere le organizzazioni?
Redhotcyber.com · 2023-08-07 5 min Noi e i nostri partner utilizziamo i cookie per Archiviare e/o accedere a informazioni su un dispositivo. Noi e i nostri partner utilizziamo i cookie per Annunci e contenuti personalizzati, valutazione degli annunci e del contenuto, osservazioni del pubblico e sviluppo di prodott
From “Heavy Purchasers” of Pregnancy Tests to the Depression Prone: We Found 650,000 Ways advertisers Label You – The Markup
Themarkup.org · 2023-08-07 15 min Share This Article Copy Link RepublishWhat words would you use to describe yourself? You might say you’re a dog owner, a parent, that you like Taylor Swift, or that you’re into knitting. If you feel like sharing, you might say you have a sunny personality or that you follow
Norway temporary ban behavioral ads Facebook Instagram
Noyb.eu · 2023-07-29 1 min Following a CJEU ruling that declared Meta/Facebook’s GDPR approach largely illegal, the Norwegian DPA (Datatilsynet) is the first national data protection authority declaring behavioral advertising on the company’s platforms Facebook and Instagram illegal. Datatilsynet impos
Best Private Web Browsers for Most Privacy in 2023
Privacytools.io · 2023-07-28 5 min Experience true privacy with PrivacyTools curated list of private browsers. Protect your online identity & data. Find the best private browser for you.LibreWolf: Focused on privacy, security and freedom for desktop onlyFast Win Mac LinuxA modified version of firefox designed
Google attempts to defend Web Environment Integrity proposal
Theregister.com · 2023-07-28 6 min Google's Web Environment Integrity (WEI) proposal, according to one of the developers working on the controversial fraud fighting project, aims to make the web "more private and safe."Ben Wiser, a software engineer at the Chocolate Factory, responded on Wednesday to serious conce
Part 1 Discovering that your Bluetooth car battery monitor is siphoning up your location data
Doubleagent.net · 2023-07-24 12 min Hello Hacker News, thanks for visiting!A Bluetooth enabled battery monitor that records car battery voltages. The hardware requires a smartphone for pairing The product collects GPS co-ordinates, cell phone tower data and nearby Wifi beacons Location data is sent over the Intern

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