It all began when Larry Page & Sergey Brin met at Stanford University, only to later partner up to put together a search engine that we would know as Google.
The search engine said on its official blog that OV’s shared interest in privacy, & investment in DuckDuckGo would help the latter continue expanding its privacy protections across the globe.
The mission of ‘Asora’, as its Website states, “is to restore your (Online) privacy by driving change in today’s digital advertising model.
An investigation by news agency Associated Press (AP) has revealed that many Google services on Android devices & iPhones store your location data even if you’ve used a privacy setting that supposedly tells Google not to do so.
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This court ruling opens up a new debate on the responsibilities of an admin, & may have some implications not only for social network Facebook but also others like Google, although experts are still busy studying & understanding it.
Reports: Reuters, Business Insider, ZDNet, CNBC, TechCrunch
‘Haveibeensold’ is a Web tool that acts as a database to check if a user’s personal information has been sold to 3rd parties.
The couple’s conversation about hard flooring was recorded & “dispatched” by Alexa. Amazon says it’s a rare development but the question of paramount concern is – does Alexa’s software have a “recording” facility in-built?
Reports: KIRO-7, Martketwatch, CNBC Recode
Here’s some good news for those still trying to implement the GDPR, especially publishers. Analytics firm ‘Quantcast’ has come out with a free, yup, you heard right, free consent platform called ‘Choice’.
All the advertising based Online companies will be affected by the implementation of the GDPR, says legal expert.