Tag: targeted advertising

  • EPIC Urges UK ICO to Prohibit “Consent or Pay” Business Models

    On April 17, EPIC submitted comments to the UK ICO on its call for views relating to “Consent or Pay” business models. In its comments, EPIC urged the ICO to prohibit the use of the facially illegal business model due to the clear violation of the UK GDPR’s definition of consent.

    • Big Data

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • International Privacy

    • International Privacy Laws

    • Privacy Laws

    • Updates

  • Google Ad Topics: Another Cog in the Surveillance Advertising Machine

    After falling behind its competitors and facing criticism for previous plans to phase out third-party cookies, Google now touts Ad Topics for its benefits to user privacy and transparency. But Google’s new tool is far from a perfect solution to the harms of surveillance advertising.

    • Competition and Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Analysis