• Europe is drawing fresh battle lines around the ethics of big data

    19 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    It's been just over four months since Europe's tough new privacy framework came into force. You might believe that little of substance has changed for big tech's data-hungry smooth operators since then - beyond firing out a wave of privacy policy update spam, and putting up a fresh cluster of consent pop-ups that are just as aggressively keen for your data.
    But don't be fooled. This is the calm before the storm, according to the European Union's data protection supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, who says the law is being systematically flouted on a number of fronts right now - and that...
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