Privacy News

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

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: January 21, 2021
Cookie deprecation, data privacy legislation, and contextual targeting have become the leading concerns for Japanese marketers in digital advertising for…
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UK Watchdog, CMA to investigate Google Chrome’s Privacy Sandbox rollout plan

Douglas Mabiria Last Updated: January 21, 2021
The privacy updates in the internet world are happening across different platforms. A lot is happening in online advertising; Google…
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Apple eradicates feature that allowed apps to bypass firewalls and VPNs on Big Sur

Ruheni Mathenge Last Updated: January 19, 2021
Best known for its features—especially privacy—Apple has once again proved that it does not compromise on security. Back in Oct.
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What about users’ data privacy as Google completes Fitbit acquisition

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: January 16, 2021
Alphabet’s Google has finally completed the acquisition of Fitbit following the approval from the EU late last year. The…
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WhatsApp to share users’ data with Facebook after recent Privacy Policy update

Ruheni Mathenge Last Updated: January 7, 2021
The world’s biggest cross-platform messaging app updates its “Privacy Policy,” and the Facebook-owned VOIP service has started a new controversy.
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Demand for privacy coins may spike in 2021 following the establishment of CBDCs

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: September 27, 2022
The establishment of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDCs) may likely be the new trend in 2021. Governments who support the…
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US’s FTC seeks privacy information from video streaming and social media giants

Mahrukh Rubab Last Updated: December 26, 2020
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered some of the biggest tech companies to hand over information on collecting…
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Menstruation apps share users private data with third-parties, reports Privacy International

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: December 22, 2020
Apps and organizations tracking users’ information without their knowledge has become a new normal. The user’s digital privacy is under…
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Facebook to shift UK users from EU’s privacy jurisdiction to California post-Brexit

Douglas Mabiria Last Updated: December 17, 2020
The social media giant has decided to switch legal control from its Irish unit to its headquarters in California. Facebook…
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Privacy wallets are used for more than 13% of money laundering crimes, reports Elliptic

Douglas Mabiria Last Updated: September 1, 2022
One of the most evolving technologies, blockchain-backed cryptocurrencies, is anticipated to replace the traditional banking transferring system. However, Bitcoin (BTC)…
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