• Colorado bill prohibits insurer use of 'discriminatory' data

    1 day ago - By Stl Today

    DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would prohibit insurance companies from using consumer information collected from outside sources such as social media and court and home ownership records, if used in a discriminatory way to determine...
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  • Signal said Facebook shut down its advertising account after the privacy-focused messaging app tried to buy Instagram ads showing how the social media giant collects data

    Signal said Facebook shut down its advertising account after the privacy-focused messaging app tried to buy Instagram ads showing how the social media giant collects data

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Facebook blocked ads that Signal wanted to buy that would show Instagram users the data that Facebook collects from them, according to the encrypted messaging company.
    In a blog post entitled "The Instagram ads Facebook won't show you," Signal said the likes of Facebook are driven to collect people's data to sell, and the company wanted to showcase how that technology works. So it tried to buy "multi-variant targeted" ads on Instagram "designed to show you the personal data that Facebook collects about you and sells access to." Facebook responded by shutting down...
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