Privacy

Australia now has a template for forcing Facebook and Google to pay for news – TechCrunch

Australia is closing in on a legally binding framework to force adtech giants Facebook and Google pay media companies for monetizing their...

Google’s “no choice” screen on Android isn’t working, says Ecosia — querying the EU’s approach to antitrust enforcement – TechCrunch

Google alternative Ecosia is on a mission to turn search clicks into trees. The Berlin based not-for-profit reached a major milestone earlier...

Zuckerberg unconvincingly feigns ignorance of data-sucking VPN scandal – TechCrunch

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appeared less than entirely truthful at today’s House Judiciary hearing, regarding last year’s major Onavo controversy, in which his...

Google’s Sundar Pichai grilled over ‘destroying anonymity on the internet’ – TechCrunch

Google’s Sundar Pichai faced an awkward line of enquiry during today’s House Antitrust Subcommittee hearing related to its 2007 acquisition of...

Four steps for drafting an ethical data practices blueprint – TechCrunch

Joel Shapiro, JD, Ph.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Data Analytics at the Kellogg School of Management, where he runs Kellogg’s Analytical Consulting...

No grace period after Schrems II Privacy Shield ruling, warn EU data watchdogs – TechCrunch

European data watchdogs have issued updated guidance in the wake of last week’s landmark ruling striking down a flagship transatlantic data transfer mechanism...

Data from Dutch public broadcaster shows the value of ditching creepy ads – TechCrunch

For anyone interested in the contested question of how much ‘value’ — or, well, how little — publishers derive from the privacy-hostile practice...

This startup reworked its privacy-friendly sensors to help battle COVID-19 – TechCrunch

One little-known home and retail automation startup might seem like an unlikely candidate to help combat the ongoing pandemic. But its founder says...

New York legislature votes to halt facial recognition tech in schools for two years – TechCrunch

The state of New York voted this week to pause any implementation of facial recognition technology in schools for two years. The moratorium,...

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AC Podcast 485: Antitrust Hearing; Note 20 Leaks; Huawei leads shipments

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First Halo 3: ODST on PC flight begins in August, says 343 Industries

Halo developer 343 Industries has confirmed in a blog post that Halo 3: ODST on PC will begin test flighting in the first...

Google is about to fix the most annoying thing about Chromebooks

Source: Daniel Bader / Android Central If you're one of the many people wishing your Chromebook could run legacy Windows applications like Microsoft Office,...
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