In September Google announced “Customer Match”, a new tool for advertisers to target their existing customer using their email addresses. “Customer match” is almost like Facebook’s “Custom Audiences” but Google and Facebook seem engaged in “a privacy race to the bottom” and Google may have taken the lead. Targeting email addresses Advertisers aim at targeting […]
About: Vincent Toubiana
I'm an IT Expert at CNIL (the French DPA) and a former NYU PostDoc who maintains and develops the TrackMeNot extension. On this blog I'll express my personal opinion about search engines and how they handle privacy issues.
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In this post I briefly explain how “Content Security Policy” could be used to enforce the cookie consent regulation by blocking third parties content. Cookie Consent EU cookie regulation imposes to website editors to obtain the informed consent of visitors before setting cookies. Therefore, a website should first check that it has consent before dropping […]
Update: Facebook started to show the announced prompt and ask for user consent. Almost a year after it removed the option for 90% of its members, Facebook informed on Wednesday the remaining 10% that they’ll remove the “Who can search my timeline by name” setting in a few days. Removing this setting si likely a […]