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Cookie consent tools are being used to undermine EU privacy rules, study suggests

January 12, 2020 0

Most cookie consent pop-ups served to internet users in the European Union — ostensibly seeking permission to track people’s web activity — are likely to

Cross-border investments aren’t dead, they’re getting smarter

January 11, 2020 0

Yohei Nakajima Contributor Yohei Nakajima is an investor at Scrum Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund based in San Francisco, and Senior Vice President at

Will online privacy make a comeback in 2020?

January 9, 2020 0

Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that

Adtech told to keep calm and fix its ‘lawfulness’ problem

December 22, 2019 0

Six months after warning that the real-time bidding (RTB) component of programmatic online advertising is wildly out of control — i.e. in a breaking the

Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign

December 8, 2019 0

Reddit has linked account activity involving the leak and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to

Atomico partner Tom Wehmeier reviews ‘The State of European Tech’ 2019 report

December 3, 2019 0

Atomico, the European venture capital firm founded by Skype’s Niklas Zennström, has released its latest annual The State of European Tech report, published in partnership

As the new year beckons European investors start moving into new roles

December 1, 2019 0

As the Holiday Season approaches, new jobs for players in the tech ecosystem beckon. And this is no less true for investors. Two notable moves

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator

November 30, 2019 0

Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parliament over its use

Twitter to add a way to ‘memorialize’ accounts for deceased users before removing inactive ones

November 28, 2019 0

Twitter has changed its tune regarding inactive accounts after receiving a lot of user feedback: It will now be developing a way to “memorialize” user

Tech giants still not doing enough to fight fakes, says European Commission

October 29, 2019 0

It’s a year since the European Commission got a bunch of adtech giants together to spill ink on a voluntary Code of Practice to do