Privacy Digest 16/23

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YouTube accused of aiming ads at kids after promises not to

A report by ad metrics firm Adalytics highlighted the potential for YouTube's advertising methods on channels aimed at children to lead to the tracking of kids' online activities by various companies.

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$5 billion Google lawsuit over “Incognito mode” tracking moves a step closer to trial

Did you know that private browsing modes aren’t very private?

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Zoom Is Using You to Train AI. So Will Everyone Else

The tech company caught heat for feeding customer data into its machine learning systems — but they are not alone

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Google says AI systems should be able to mine publishers’ work unless companies opt out

The tech company’s latest proposal about generative AI turns copyright law on its head, and could especially hurt smaller content creators, say experts.

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Leaked Yandex Code Breaks Open the Creepy Black Box of Online Advertising

As the international tech giant moves toward Russian ownership, the leak raises concerns about the volume of data it has on its users.

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The Industry Discussion About Standards For Bluetooth-Enabled Physical Trackers is Finally Getting Started

Bluetooth-enabled location trackers such as Tiles and AirTags aren’t just a helpful way to find missing luggage or a misplaced wallet—they can also be easily slipped surreptitiously into a bag or car, allowing stalkers and abusers unprecedented access to a person’s location without their knowledge.

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