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Japanese advertisers see cookies consent and data privacy as prime concerns for 2021

  • New data privacy rules are predicted to become critical challenges the Japanese marketers will face in 2021.
  • The global pandemic impacted the marketing sector leading to increased stay-home behaviors such a video streaming.
  • More is expected to happen in 2021 in the digital ad industry in Japan, UK, and potentially across the world.
Last Updated: January 21, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

UK Watchdog, CMA to investigate Google Chrome’s Privacy Sandbox rollout plan

The privacy updates in the internet world are happening across different platforms. A lot is happening in online advertising; Google is making changes across its Chrome cookies network. Chrome cookies are small files that store users’ information while they visit a webpage. Google has plans to change how it provides…
Last Updated: January 21, 2021 by Douglas Mabiria

Apple eradicates feature that allowed apps to bypass firewalls and VPNs on Big Sur

Best known for its features—especially privacy—Apple has once again proved that it does not compromise on security. Back in Oct. 2020, news broke out that revealed that Apple’s Big Sur had a defect that allowed attackers to bypass content filters and VPNs. A Big Sur user…
Last Updated: January 19, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

What about users’ data privacy as Google completes Fitbit acquisition

Alphabet’s Google has finally completed the acquisition of Fitbit following the approval from the EU late last year. The tech giant confirmed that it had purchased Fitbit for $2.1 billion as it plans to enter a new market. Google was under investigation by the U.S. government,…
Last Updated: January 16, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

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WhatsApp to share users’ data with Facebook after recent Privacy Policy update

Last Updated: January 7, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Demand for privacy coins may spike in 2021 following the establishment of CBDCs

Last Updated: January 5, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

US’s FTC seeks privacy information from video streaming and social media giants

Last Updated: December 26, 2020 by Mahrukh Rubab

Menstruation apps share users private data with third-parties, reports Privacy International

Last Updated: December 22, 2020 by Nwachukwu Glory

Facebook to shift UK users from EU’s privacy jurisdiction to California post-Brexit

Last Updated: December 17, 2020 by Douglas Mabiria

Privacy wallets are used for more than 13% of money laundering crimes, reports Elliptic

Last Updated: December 14, 2020 by Douglas Mabiria