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Companies use Google ads to promote spying apps

Some Google ads forced the company to ban some of them for “stalkerware” apps, which can be bought and downloaded by anyone. These consumer-grade spyware apps are often marketed to parents, who want to use them to monitor their child’s activities with the…
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Facebook's job advertising system might break the law

Campaign group Global Witness said it failed to prevent discriminatory targeting of job advertising and its algorithm was biased in choosing who would see them. In an experiment, almost all Facebook users shown adverts for mechanics were men, while ads for nursery nurses…
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Advertising: The fight for and against intrusive ads

The advertising environment is changing and becomes very painful, even for the huge players. At the same time, this would be the best news for all the internet users. The death of the third-party cookies seems imminent. This is because they are the means that allow…