Monday, January 20, 2020

The Advertising Industry Is Systematically Breaking The Law

I love how officials (regardless of the country) act as though their hands are tied on this. How about some action for a change?

The report uncovers how every time we use apps, hundreds of shadowy entities are receiving personal data about our interests, habits, and behaviour. This information is used to profile consumers, which can be used for targeted advertising, but may also lead to discrimination, manipulation and exploitation.