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Google dials up focus on portability ahead of rule changes

Google has signalled it’s dialling up efforts around portability, announcing a plan yesterday to spend $3 million and “hundreds of hours” of its engineers time over the next five years […]




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Changing how we approach data privacy to unlock economic opportunities

Vivek Narayanadas Contributor Vivek Narayanadas serves as General Counsel for MetaMap, which helps online services become borderless through user-centric, privacy-forward trust and safety workflows. From securing a loan to renting […]




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Best of TechCrunch 2021

Just when we thought things couldn’t get more unexpected than a pandemic that shut down the world in 2020, 2021 entered the chat. As we started to navigate a “new […]




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EU warns adtech giants over ‘legal tricks’ as it moots changes to centralize privacy oversight

The European Commission has given its clearest signal yet that it’s prepared to intervene over weak enforcement of the EU’s data protection rules against big tech. Today the bloc’s executive […]




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IAB Europe says it’s expecting to be found in breach of GDPR

Is this the beginning of the end for the hated tracking cookie consent pop-up? A flagship framework used by Google and scores of other advertisers for gathering claimed consent from […]




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Navigating data privacy legislation in a global society

Daniel Barber Contributor Daniel Barber is the CEO and co-founder of DataGrail. China, the most populous nation in the world, passed its first significant data privacy legislation in August. Moving […]




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20 years later, unchecked data collection is part of 9/11’s legacy

John Ackerly Contributor John Ackerly is co-founder and CEO of Virtru Corporation. Previously, he was an investor at Lindsay Goldberg LLC, served as a technology policy adviser at the White […]




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Have ‘The Privacy Talk’ with your business partners

Marc Ellenbogen Contributor As general counsel of Foursquare, Marc Ellenbogen is responsible for guidance regarding litigation risks, corporate initiatives, risk management, equity, employment, regulatory and all other legal and compliance […]




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Kill the standard privacy notice

Leif-Nissen Lundbæk Contributor Leif-Nissen Lundbæk is the co-founder and CEO of Xayn. He specializes in privacy-preserving AI. Privacy is a word on everyone’s mind nowadays — even Big Tech is […]




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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work together to tackle the challenge of big […]