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Medium
2 hours ago
DevOps

How Apple's iCloud shaped user behavior

iCloud's seamless integration fosters reliance on cloud storage, nudging users to prioritize convenience over privacy. [ more ]
Artificial intelligence
Fast Company
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

What happens when we train our AI on social media?

A unique relationship between social media and AI is developing, but there are concerns regarding the impact of training models on social media content. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

AI at the Olympics: Organizers reveal plans to protect athletes from online harassment and more

AI plays a crucial role in modernizing the Olympics, from talent identification to improving judging. [ more ]
The Conversation
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

The hidden risk of letting AI decide - losing the skills to choose for ourselves

AI poses risks to privacy, biases decisions, lacks transparency, and may hinder thoughtful decision-making. [ more ]
WIRED
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Humans Forget. AI Assistants Will Remember Everything

AI should act as an overarching tool across apps for seamless user experiences.
Privacy concerns are crucial for the successful implementation of personal assistants. [ more ]
Developer Tech News
2 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

JetBrains launches 2024.1 with local AI code completion

JetBrains released 2024.1 updates for its IDEs with full-line code autocompletion powered by local AI models.
JetBrains aims to address privacy concerns by running AI models directly on the user's device, offering an offline experience. [ more ]
The Verge
2 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

AI George Carlin case settled as performers demand better protection

AI technology used to imitate deceased comedian led to legal settlement.
Artists calling for protection against AI-generated mimicking of voices and likeness. [ more ]
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Privacy professionals
Nextgov.com
2 days ago
Privacy professionals

Decoding distinctions in biometrics

Facial recognition and facial analysis distinctions are crucial for privacy and regulation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 days ago
Privacy professionals

Secret Rift Over Data Center Fueled Push to Expand Reach of Surveillance Program

A hidden dispute over data center cooperation with surveillance program spurred by a mysterious provision in bill extending Section 702 wiretapping law. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

S.T.O.P. is Working to 'Ban The Scan' in New York

Face surveillance technologies amplify disparities in the criminal justice system, posing threats to privacy, racial justice, and civil liberties. [ more ]
Theregister
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

FISA Section 702 may make it to a US House vote this week

FISA Section 702 renewal is up for a full House vote this week.
Controversies and concerns surround the warrantless surveillance powers of FISA Section 702. [ more ]
Iapp
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

France looks to expand Intelligence Law

French Parliament supports bill expanding Intelligence Law for 'foreign influence' surveillance.
Privacy experts raise concerns about lack of transparency in surveillance algorithms. [ more ]
BostonGlobe.com
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Lawsuits challenge how those internet cookies crumble - The Boston Globe

Class action lawsuits using Wiretap Act against hospitals for website analytics
Hospitals settling to avoid costly litigation despite denying wrongdoing [ more ]
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MarTech
2 days ago
Data science

The future of first-party data and why it will be critical | MarTech

Leveraging first-party data is crucial in today's privacy-focused landscape. [ more ]
Daily Kos
5 days ago
Digital life

Social Media And Our Brains

The sophistication of internet algorithms enables tailored content delivery based on preferences, shaping online experiences and purchases. [ more ]
The US Sun
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

Google facing new $10,000 lawsuits after $5 billion 'incognito' settlement

More lawsuits filed against Google over 'incognito' browsing mode.
Plaintiffs claim violation of trust due to misuse of 'incognito' search data.
Legal battle questioning tangible harm for incognito users. [ more ]
WIRED
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Jeffrey Epstein's Island Visitors Exposed by Data Broker

Epstein's 'pedophile island' visits traced by data
Data pinpointed movements to and within Little Saint James island [ more ]
Social Media Today
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Meta Offers To Halve the Price of Its Ad-Free Subscription Package in the EU

Meta reduces ad-free subscription price in Europe amid privacy concerns
Meta's new offering allows users to restrict personal data and get an ad-free version of the app at a cost [ more ]
The Drum
4 days ago
Marketing

Young adults face embarrassing situations at home in Sprite's Latin campaign

Sprite launched 'The Knocklace Collection' to address privacy concerns for young adults living at home. [ more ]
Forbes
1 week ago
Marketing

Chase's New Advertising Offering Is A Stroke Of Genius

Chase Media Solutions enables advertisers to reach Chase customers directly through targeted ads based on their purchase history. [ more ]
AdExchanger
1 week ago
Marketing

As MMM Rides Again, Google Finds Its Place In The Conversation With Meridian | AdExchanger

Marketing mix modeling is making a comeback due to tracking challenges and privacy concerns.
Google introduced an open-source MMM model named Meridian to address these issues. [ more ]
The Drum
2 weeks ago
Marketing

Privacy, platforms & power shifts: 3 trends reshaping marketing, measurement & connecting the funnel

The rise of dynamic consumer journey demands holistic measurement.
Ad dollars shifting to social media lead to more multi-touchpoint experiences. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
Marketing

How will Gen Z react to the TikTok ban in the US?

Americans may lose access to TikTok due to a pending bipartisan bill.
Impact on young content creators and advocates for marginalized voices is uncertain. [ more ]
Theregister
2 weeks ago
Marketing

Ex-White House CIO: TikTok ban may be diplomatic disaster

Legislation may force ByteDance to cut ties with TikTok for it to operate in the USA
Tech industry should prepare for a potential TikTok ban and its implications [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Here's a list of countries have a TikTok ban and why

TikTok faces bans in various countries due to privacy and cybersecurity concerns.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation requiring ByteDance to sell its interest in TikTok or face a ban by 2024. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Marketing

TikTok Turns to Nuns, Veterans and Ranchers in Marketing Blitz

TikTok is being promoted as a force for good through real-life stories of diverse users.
TikTok is facing criticism and branding issues in the United States, particularly from older demographics. [ more ]
New York Post
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

TikTok facing potential lawsuit from feds over children's privacy probe: sources

FTC may resolve TikTok investigation soon through suit or settlement.
Concerns surrounding TikTok's data security and privacy practices are ongoing. [ more ]
Axios
4 weeks ago
Marketing

TikTok's addictive algorithm: 17% of kids scroll app "almost constantly"

Teens use YouTube more than TikTok, but TikTok may be more addictive for continuous scrolling.
National concerns over teens' privacy, misinformation, and potential TikTok ban. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Marketing

Explain to Me Why China Has to Control TikTok

TikTok faces potential sale amidst concerns about control and privacy.
Debate over the impact of potential TikTok sale on its users and American public life. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Marketing

Some lawmakers undecided on their support for bill targeting TikTok

The House bill would force ByteDance to divest TikTok ownership within 165 days or face a ban from app stores.
Congress members are divided on the bill, with some expressing privacy and security concerns about TikTok. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Gmail Turns 20! Here's Why Privacy Experts Hate It

Gmail is simple to use, popular, and part of Google's ecosystem.
Privacy experts dislike Gmail due to Google's data usage and storage practices. [ more ]
Engadget
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Google says it will destroy browsing data collected from Chrome's Incognito mode

Google settles class-action lawsuit over Chrome tracking in Incognito mode
Google to destroy improperly collected data, update disclosures, and block third-party cookies by default [ more ]
Engadget
2 weeks ago
Deliverability

From its start, Gmail conditioned us to trade privacy for free services

Google's Gmail, offered free to users, operates on the principle that users are the product being sold due to data collection for targeted advertising.
Gmail, launched in 2004 with innovative features and 1GB storage, set a precedent for tech companies leveraging user data in exchange for free services. [ more ]
Futurism
3 weeks ago
Data science

Data Leak Reveals Hundreds of Visitors to Epstein's Private Island

Data broker leaked locations of Little St. James visitors.
Near Intelligence collected geofenced data and sold it to military contractors.
Geofencing allows tracking of individuals' movements. [ more ]
Quartz
3 weeks ago
Data science

Watch out for these digital kiosks because they grab your phone's data as you walk by

Digital kiosks from Soofa collect phone's data near them for analytics and sell it to local governments and advertisers.
The data collected includes phone's unique identifier, manufacturer, and signal strength to track individuals' movement near the kiosks. [ more ]
Fox News
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

How to escape Facebook's creepy ad tracking

Facebook does not directly track Google searches, but uses tracking cookies and third-party data for ad personalization.
Users can take steps to limit Facebook's ad tracking capabilities and maintain their privacy. [ more ]
The Drum
2 weeks ago
Marketing

Privacy, platforms & power shifts: 3 trends reshaping marketing and measurement

Consumers navigate a fragmented, multi-touchpoint journey, demanding a holistic measurement approach.
Shift towards social media for ad spend due to its effectiveness in creating multi-touchpoint experiences. [ more ]
Ars Technica
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Florida braces for lawsuits over law banning kids from social media

Florida bans kids under 14 from social media without parental permission, facing legal challenges.
Companies must verify ages on social media apps and face fines for non-compliance in Florida. [ more ]
Abc
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

A quiet revolution threatens to change everything in our lives, yet there's little national debate about it

Innovation agenda perceived negatively by public
Lack of national debate on technology impact [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Digital life

Aussie Gen Zs Are Finally Realising Their Cringey Social Media Habits And It's Time To Remind Everyone Of Their Digital Footprint

Growing up with high-speed internet access has pros and cons, including increased information access and privacy concerns.
Gen Z shared experiences online include anonymous question boxes, social media stalking, and late-night chats, leading to a lack of concern about digital footprints. [ more ]
Aol
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Gen AI apps are cloning your likeness without consent-and might make you famous for all the wrong reasons

Deepfakes can be used for malicious purposes like perpetrating scams.
Targeted advertising may lead to privacy concerns and manipulated content. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 weeks ago
Education

Laguna Beach High School investigates 'inappropriate' AI-generated images of students

School investigates inappropriate AI images of students.
Growing concerns over AI misuse in educational settings. [ more ]
www.bostonherald.com
2 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

3 ways AI could transform your insurance policy

Insurers leveraging AI to process vast amounts of data for accurate risk assessment.
Customers may benefit from faster insurance applications with AI technology, despite potential privacy concerns. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Worried about a bump on your date's penis? There's an app for that but not everyone is convinced

An AI-driven app, Calmara, can identify potential STIs from photos of male genitalia, prompting users to seek medical advice or hold off on sexual activity.
The app has raised concerns about privacy implications, although it claims to delete images immediately and not collect any personally identifiable information. [ more ]
Futurism
3 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

Crazed CEOs Adding AI to Home Appliances

AI is being integrated into household appliances like ovens for personalized interactions and assistance.
Concerns surrounding privacy, functionality, data security, and maintenance arise with the proliferation of AI in homes. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 weeks ago
London

Two rape suspects arrested with new facial recognition cameras in Lewisham

Live facial recognition technology was used by the Metropolitan Police to make arrests in Lewisham and Catford on March 26.
Five arrests were made for various offenses including rape, breaching a sexual harm prevention order, breaching home detention curfew, and drug offenses. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 weeks ago
London

Police scan faces of Lewisham shoppers in 'weird and intrusive' criminal hunt

Facial recognition cameras deployed for crime-fighting in Lewisham and Catford
Concerns over bias, privacy, and data security associated with facial recognition technology [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 weeks ago
Los Angeles

License plate readers and video cameras are coming to Orange to fight crime, officials say

Orange is upgrading its crime-fighting technology by adding license plate readers and video cameras to catch criminals more effectively.
The cameras will provide crucial information for law enforcement to track suspects entering and exiting the city. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 weeks ago
California

To catch a thief: Oakland installs hundreds of surveillance cameras to try to thwart crime

Surveillance cameras to be installed in Oakland for crime combatting purposes
Cameras will provide detailed attributes of vehicles to aid law enforcement [ more ]
Futurism
3 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

Grindr Working on Chatbot You Can Sext With

Grindr is shifting focus to AI chatbots for sexually explicit interactions with users.
There are concerns about potential abuse and harassment as Grindr plans to introduce AI boyfriends. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
NYC politics

What's News, Breaking: Friday, March 29, 2024

NYC to test controversial gun detection technology in subways.
Public concerns on privacy invasion and lack of consent for surveillance experiments.
Easter Triduum clashes with budget deadline proposal in New York State. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 weeks ago
Artificial intelligence

Life2vec: Warning from creators of AI that predicts your death

Life2vec AI model predicts using life events data
Researchers issue warnings about fraudulent websites claiming to offer Life2vec predictions [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Podcast Episode: About Face (Recognition)

Face recognition technology can be misused by unauthorized individuals for various purposes.
Ethical concerns and regulations often lag behind the rapid evolution of face recognition technology. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 weeks ago
LA Dodgers

Hernandez: Gambling and theft allegations raise one big question. Who is Shohei Ohtani?

Shohei Ohtani clears the air about stolen funds and asserts his innocence.
Ohtani's guarded privacy raises credibility concerns about his accounts. [ more ]
Forbes Advisor
3 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Internet Surveillance in the Workplace: 43% report having their online activity monitored in 2024

31% of workers feel positive impact on job satisfaction from online monitoring.
36% of employees perceive surveillance as negatively affecting job satisfaction. [ more ]
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Entrepreneur
3 weeks ago
Business intelligence

General Motors Stops Sharing Driving Data Amid Lawsuit | Entrepreneur

GM stopped sharing driver data with LexisNexis and Verisk.
Customer lawsuit filed over data sharing and increased insurance rates. [ more ]
New York Post
4 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Apple's turns on 'creepy-sounding setting' by default - that you may want to keep hidden

The default setting 'Discoverable by Others' in Apple's new iPhone update isn't actually sharing names and locations without consent.
Despite users toggling off the 'Journaling Suggestions' feature, it's automatically turned on in the settings, raising privacy concerns. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

How to Figure Out What Your Car Knows About You (and Opt Out of Sharing When You Can)

Cars collect personal data and share it, often without clear knowledge.
Data collected includes diagnostics, location, and usage, shared for various purposes including advertising and insurance. [ more ]
Practical Ecommerce
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Second-party Data Could Unlock Ad Targeting

Second-party data sharing can provide an alternative to tracking individuals across websites and devices.
Elimination of third-party cookies raises privacy concerns but could lead to less targeted ads and increased ad spend. [ more ]
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The Verge
3 weeks ago
Parenting

Ron DeSantis signs bill requiring parental consent for kids under 16 to hold social media accounts

Parents gain control over teen social media access
Bill mandates age verification for websites [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
Wellness

For Catherine, Living a Public Life in a Public Body, Privacy is Illusory

Having cancer is a public experience involving various intrusive medical tests and treatments.
Even princesses face invasive and public scrutiny when dealing with cancer. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
Women

Opinion | The Online Degradation of Women and Girls That We Meet With a Shrug

Deepfakes extend beyond political manipulation to exploiting women and girls in pornographic ways.
Deepfake nude imagery disproportionately impacts women and girls with little recourse. [ more ]
BBC News
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

'Mass surveillance' fears over law change plans

The UK tech industry is concerned about government changes to the Investigatory Powers Act.
Tech bodies warn of risks to citizens' privacy, security, and safety due to proposed amendments. [ more ]
BBC News
1 month ago
Tech industry

Apple becomes the latest tech giant under siege

Apple enjoys a unique position with a fanbase that displays deep affection towards the brand.
Apple's success is based on the 'strange drug' or 'magical experience' it offers, facing criticism for possibly shutting out competition. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Hidden Cameras: What Travelers Need to Know

Airbnb bans surveillance cameras in rentals starting April 30.
Surveillance cameras in hotels and rentals raise concerns about privacy and security. [ more ]
Therecord
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

FTC investigating Reddit plan to sell user content for AI model training

FTC probing Reddit's user-generated content licensing to AI companies
Reddit's plans face criticism for selling user content for AI training [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Decoding the California DMV's Mobile Driver's License

The California DMV Wallet app allows users to store and display their mDL on their smartphones, raising concerns about privacy and equity.
The app offers new ways to present driver's license information, including an age verification feature at select stores, expanding the usage and potential risks associated with mDLs. [ more ]
Futurism
1 month ago
Digital life

User Horrified When Glassdoor, a Site for Trashing Your Boss, Starts Adding Real Names

Glassdoor updated policies to show real names without consent, causing user outrage.
Deleting an account on Glassdoor does not remove reviews or identifying information; takedown requests may take up to 30 days. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Digital life

Glassdoor meltdown as users urged to flee site after posters' real names added without permission

Glassdoor is reportedly revealing staffers' real names, causing concerns over privacy violations.
The shift in Glassdoor's policy towards collecting and verifying real names started after integrating features from Fishbowl, prompting backlash. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

You Shouldn't Need to Show a Driver's License to Watch Porn

Texas law requires age verification using government ID for accessing online porn
Pornhub blocked access in Texas due to law restrictions on pornographic content [ more ]
Washington Post
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

U.K. watchdog assessing potential breach of Princess Kate's medical records

Privacy concerns surrounding Catherine's medical records at a London clinic.
Global public interest in the Princess's health status and recovery. [ more ]
Theregister
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Probe into claim med staff tried peek at princess's records

Hospital employee tried to access Kate Middleton's medical records
London Clinic investigating breach of patient confidentiality [ more ]
Benzinga
1 month ago
EU data protection

Meta Bows Down to EU Regulations After Apple And Google, Cut Subscription Prices for Ad-Free Facebook and Instagram - Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META)

Reduction in subscription fee for ad-free Facebook and Instagram services in Europe from 9.99 to 5.99 euros.
Meta's response to privacy concerns and Digital Markets Act with new pricing strategy. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
1 month ago
Business

KYC, Bitcoin, and the failed hopes of AML policies: Preserving individual freedom

AML and KYC policies recover less than 0.1% of criminal funds, raising concerns about the cost and impact on privacy.
Blockchain is seen as a potential solution for personal freedom advocates, but regulators are trying to integrate it into existing AML processes. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

The VPN Surge in Texas - What's Driving It?

The block of Pornhub in Texas led to a surge in VPN usage, highlighting the importance of content access.
Searches for VPNs skyrocketed in Texas, reflecting significant interest in bypassing restrictions. [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Reddit's Sale of User Data for AI Training Draws FTC Investigation

Licensing user posts for AI projects could bring in $203M revenue.
FTC inquiries on data licensing spark concerns about privacy, fairness, and copyright. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Startup companies

Pornhub says, 'Bad Texas! No smut for you!' | TechCrunch

Pornhub blocks access in Texas due to age verification laws
Startups Weekly features non-startup Pornhub due to company-regulation power struggle [ more ]
Coindesk
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Reddit Is Making a Deal With the AI Devil

User data sold to AI companies is mass surveillance under a new guise
Lack of awareness about data surveillance when opening Web 2.0 accounts [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Hackers can read private AI assistant chats even though they're encrypted

AI assistants have access to sensitive information like pregnancy, drug addiction, and trade secrets.
Researchers have found a way to decipher AI assistant responses with high accuracy, compromising privacy. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Generative AI has a growing privacy problem

Businesses are wary of using AI bots like ChatGPT for proprietary information, leading to bans or opting for paid versions.
Growing concerns over personal data leaks from AI, including accidental disclosure and deliberate breaches. [ more ]
Common Dreams
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Banning TikTok Is the Wrong Way to Protect America's Social-Media Users

The House of Representatives passed a bill to effectively ban TikTok in the U.S.
TikTok must sell its shares to a U.S. government-approved buyer to remain available in the country. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Phantom Parrot review cautionary tale of state surveillance and the war on privacy

State surveillance like UK's Phantom Parrot program raises concerns about privacy and civil liberties.
Legislation predating smartphones allows border police to demand PINs and passcodes, leading to potential privacy breaches. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Marc Serramia: If we all trust tools like ChatGPT, human knowledge will disappear'

The rise of AI lacks serious debate on risks, requiring techniques for aligning AI behavior with human values.
Experts compare risks of AI with climate emergency, emphasizing the need to consider potential negative impacts of AI technology. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Airbnb Bans All Indoor Security Cameras

Airbnb is banning indoor security cameras in all its listings worldwide effective April 30.
The previous policy allowed hosts to have security cameras in common areas as long as they were visible and disclosed to guests. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Airbnb bans use of indoor security cameras amid privacy concerns

Airbnb bans indoor security cameras worldwide to prioritize privacy
Hosts can still install outdoor cameras but must disclose and not monitor indoor spaces [ more ]
WIRED
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Airbnb Bans All Indoor Security Cameras

Airbnb bans hosts from indoor security cameras
Guests may feel their privacy is invaded by indoor cameras [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Privacy First and Competition

Fix privacy first to address a multitude of technological problems.
The current state of federal privacy law in America is severely outdated and urgently needs a comprehensive update. [ more ]
Digiday
1 month ago
Marketing

'We're still in the infancy of it': How first-party data is shoring up for marketers as third-party cookie deprecation starts

Brands shifting towards first-party data control as valuable asset
Retail media arms race accelerating with brands like Walmart and Target [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Spain halts Worldcoin crypto project over privacy concerns DW 03/06/2024

Worldcoin, co-founded by Sam Altman, offers cryptocurrency in exchange for iris scans, facing regulatory concerns in Spain.
AEPD has ordered Worldcoin to suspend its activities in Spain due to privacy concerns over processing biometric data. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Spain puts temporary ban on Worldcoin eyeballs scans, citing concerns over privacy

Worldcoin ordered to cease operations in Spain amid privacy concerns
Worldcoin aims to provide secure digital IDs using biometric data in exchange for cryptocurrency [ more ]
The Drum
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

In a privacy-first future, Google Ads is in trouble - here's how it'll impact marketers

Google's dominance in digital advertising is facing a challenge from privacy-focused alternatives driven by users' privacy concerns.
Advertisers are seeking ways to adapt to a future where privacy takes center stage in online advertising. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Privacy professionals

Scrap plans to scan accounts of benefit claimants or risk new scandal, MPs told

Automated surveillance of millions of bank accounts to catch welfare cheats should be scrapped due to privacy concerns and potential consequences.
The Department for Work and Pensions seeks new powers to require banks to trawl accounts of benefit recipients using AI to flag suspicious activities. [ more ]
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