- Facebook v Apple: The ad tracking row heats up
- Podcast: Liberty. Equality. Data.
- Monetising Personal Data in Dragons’ Den
Newsletter from 30 April 2021
A new feature is being introduced to iPhones and iPads this week which is causing a huge rift between Apple and Facebook: It will allow device users to say no to having their data collected by apps. #apple #apps #facebook #privacy
Leveling Playing Field between Humans and Algorithms: a conversation with Peter Cotton, Ph.D. (Stanford), who spent his 20+ years career leading AI and ML initiatives at major US banks. #ai #future #privacy
Most people think of LinkedIn as a company that offers job search, recruiting, professional networking, and marketing tools for business. Well, based on today’s announcement, the company is now much more. LinkedIn is seriously in the HR technology business and well beyond ‘just recruiting’, unleashing its Learning Experience Platform (LXP), skills taxonomy, and an important internal reorganization. #learn #linkedin
Recording from a webinar on April 28 with contact tracing experts, customers, policy makers and entrepreneurs that discussed how physical COVID-19 contact tracing tokens can be used in targeted use cases to quickly react to local outbreaks. #coronavirus
The Irish DPC (Data Protection Commissioner) acknowledges in Irish Parliament hearing it “handles” GDPR complaints by not deciding about them, in violation of EU law.
The long-standing miracle of “self-resolving” GDPR complaints was then lifted by Helen Dixon: The DPC simply interprets the word “handle” to mean that the DPC can also simply dispose of complaints on the fundamental right to privacy. She openly argued “In fact, there is no obligation on the DPC under the 2018 Act to produce a decision in the case of any complaint.”
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