Europol sought unlimited access to data from chat services
Europol sought unlimited access to data from chat services in its fight against child sexual abuse.
The police organization wants to train its AI models to recognize the material, reports Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. The European Commission aims to require chat service providers to s... Read more
Meta will ask permission for personalized advertising in the EU after all
Meta is adjusting its policy around personalized advertising for EU users. This ends the imposition of personalized ads on users of the company's social media platforms. Users will be given a choice.
Meta is changing the policy around personalized ads for EU users. The change is necessary to co... Read more
“Avast sold data of millions of its free antivirus users”
Security vendor Avast allegedly traded the data of millions of users globally with a number of free antivirus products. In the Netherlands, Privacy First and Stichting CUIC are taking Avast to court over the alleged privacy violations for over 5 million Dutch users.
Worldwide, 435 million users ... Read more
DC’s Attorney General sues Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica
The District of Columbia attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg, aiming to hold the Facebook co-founder personally liable for enabling the political consulting Cambridge Analytica agency to gather the data from millions of Americans during the 2016 election season.
The laws... Read more
World central bank argues against Big Tech data harvesting
According to a document issued by the world's major central bank umbrella body, the BIS, individuals and businesses should have more control over the data gathered on them by social media and other Big Tech corporations and banks.
In recent decades, the proliferation of internet-enabled mobile p... Read more
Talend purchases Gamma Soft, an innovator in data capture
Talend has acquired Gamma Soft, a market innovator in data capturing.
Gamma Soft has been bought by Talend, a global leader in data integration and management. Customers will benefit from integrating Gamma Soft's enterprise-class change data capture solutions, which will help them streamline the... Read more
Apple to remove apps that do not comply with new privacy feature
Apple threatens to remove apps from its App Store if developers do not ensure that they comply with an upcoming privacy feature that allows users to block advertisers from tracking them across apps.
The new feature is called the App Tracking Transparency and was going to go into effect this year... Read more