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Google has been sharing user data with a sanctioned Russian company, according to ProPublica

As recently as late June, Google was sharing user data—including IP addresses, geographical locations, and details about users’ interests and search activity—with an advertising company owned by Russia’s largest state bank, according to a report obtained by ProPublica. The company, RuTarget, is based in Moscow and helps broker the sale of digital advertisements to brands […]

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EU approves controversial Copyright Directive, including internet ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’

EU approves controversial Copyright Directive, including internet ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’

EU approves controversial Copyright Directive, including internet ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’ Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:10:18 GMT The European Parliament has voted in favor of the Copyright Directive, a controversial piece of legislation intended to update online copyright laws for the internet age. The directive was originally rejected by MEPs in July following criticism […]

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