Google and IAB: Knowingly enabling intrusive profiling
On 28 January, EDRi member Panoptykon joined a complaint against Google and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) in Poland, after it had become clear that the advertising categories provided by these entities are enabling the processing of extremely sensitive data of European citizens. On 20 February, new evidence was published proving that the IAB was […]
Panoptykon files complaints against Google and IAB
On the International Data Protection Day, 28 January 2019, EDRi member Panoptykon filed complaints against Google and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the Polish Data Protection Authority (DPA). The complaints are related to the functioning of online behavioural advertising (OBA) ecosystem.
How the online tracking industry “informs” policy makers
Following the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the online advertising industry’s lobbying efforts moved to undermining the ePrivacy Regulation proposal.