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During Privacy Battle, Brands Adjust Location Targeting Strategy

“Can privacy and personalization ever be compatible? It’s not a question consumers regularly ask, even though concerns over targeting and apps that continuously log location data grow greater by the day. For marketers, however, the answer to whether privacy and personalization can coexist, and what happens to location data in the wake of tightening restrictions, […]

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Tech

Tide Foundation Gives Users Control of Personal Data on a Blockchain

“It seems that on a regular basis, we hear about massive data breaches or companies sharing highly personal informationwith third parties without a consumer’s permission or knowledge. The Tide Foundation wants to change that by giving consumers complete control over their personal data on the blockchain by allowing them to manage their own encryption keys. The startup wants to […]
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Apple Strikes a Foreboding Tone With Big Ad on Privacy

“Apple, which does not, as in the cases of Big Tech rivals Facebook and Alphabet, command an advertising business reliant on sharing a massive repository of consumer data, will indeed take advantage of its secure position in the market to take the lead on privacy. A link below its video on YouTube points to a […]
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I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score. Now You Can Get Yours, Too.

“As of this summer, though, Sift does have a file on you, which it can produce upon request. I got mine, and I found it shocking: More than 400 pages long, it contained all the messages I’d ever sent to hosts on Airbnb; years of Yelp delivery orders; a log of every time I’d opened the Coinbase […]
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The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem

“Despite a federal privacy law covering cards, I found that six types of businesses could mine and share elements of my purchase, multiplied untold times by other companies they might have passed it to. Credit cards are a spy in your wallet — and it’s time that we add privacy, alongside rewards and rates, to […]
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Take On Payments: Safeguarding Privacy and Ethics in AI

“Given the continued attention to advancements in machine learning and other computing technology advancements falling under the marketing term of “artificial intelligence” (AI), I thought it would be beneficial for our readers if we were to review these guidelines so the reader can assess their validity and completeness. The heading and the italicized text in […]

On The Wires

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