Yesterday, the U.K.’s data protection regulator @ICOnews has published a report, which concludes with a damning assessment of programmatic advertising:
"the ad tech industry appears immature in its understanding of data protection requirements”.
Just discovered CryptPad via the FLOSS Weekly podcast. Basically, Google docs without privacy concerns.
CryptPad in their own words:
"CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means nobody can access your data unless you give them the keys (not even us)."
It's also Free software.
Better still CryptPad is on the Fediverse:
Check out this interactive timeline of Facebook's history. You can see the trouble brewing from its early days.
Share this with folks who want to learn about Facebook's history. And tell them that alternative technologies are emerging! We can #DecentralizeTheWeb--one person at a time!
Google reportedly arguing cutting Huawei off from Android threatens US security - https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/7/18656163/google-huawei-android-security-ban-claims
How DRM has permitted Google to have an "open source" browser that is still under its exclusive control
I got an interview with AndroidAuthority!
2. Through Real Time Bidding huge amounts of personal data exchanges hands between a large number of players a billion times a day.
Find out how we're challenging #adtech #GDPRyearlater https://privacyinternational.org/explainer/2974/why-am-i-really-seeing-ad-answer-might-be-real-time-bidding-rtb https://twitter.com/privacyint/status/1131819619864285185/photo/1
3. Cookie banners are annoying and deceptive. This is what the AdTech industry considers consent. It's not.
Have you even wondered why you're seeing a political ad online? It might be because advertisers have bought access to v personal data about YOU, to target messages that they hope will appeal to people like you. Watch our new video: https://privacyinternational.org/video/2937/video-your-vote-sale-political-advertisers-think-so #EUelections2019 https://twitter.com/privacyint/status/1130827587394134016/photo/1
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