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Most EU cookie ‘consent’ notices are meaningless or manipulative, study finds – TechCrunch

New research into how European consumers interact with the cookie consent mechanisms which have proliferated since a major update to…

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Behavioural advertising is out of control, warns UK watchdog – TechCrunch

The online behavioural advertising industry is illegally profiling internet users. That’s the damning assessment of the U.K.’s data protection regulator…

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Facebook refuses to disclose “chuck Chequers” Brexit advertiser to UK parliament – TechCrunch

Facebook has refused to provide the British parliament with the names of individuals behind a shadowy network backing an extreme…

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UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse probe of Facebook – TechCrunch

A final report by a British parliamentary committee which spent months last year investigating online political disinformation makes very uncomfortable…

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What can we learn from the Dixons data breach that blew up after disclosure – TechCrunch

European consumer electronics retailer Dixons Carphone’s apologetic admission yesterday that a 2017 data breach was in fact considerably worse than it…

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UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to give up data in US voter test case – TechCrunch

Another big development in the personal data misuse saga attached to the controversial Trump campaign-linked UK-based political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica —…