Formal GDPR complaint against Google’s internal data free-for-all

Brave has filed a formal GDPR complaint against Google for infringing the GDPR “purpose limitation” principle. Enforcement would be tantamount to a functional separation of Google’s business.  This morning, Brave filed a formal GDPR complaint against Google for infringing Article 5(1)b of the GDPR, which sets forth the “purpose limitation” principle. Quick facts The GDPR purpose … Continue reading Formal GDPR complaint against Google’s internal data free-for-all

Brave、GoogleによるGDPR回避を明らかに

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Regulatory complaint concerning massive, web-wide data breach by Google and other “ad tech” companies under Europe’s GDPR

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How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook

Google and Facebook will be disrupted by the new European data protection rules that are due to apply in May 2018. This note explains how.  Google and Facebook will be unable to use the personal data they hold for advertising purposes without user permission. This is an acute challenge because, contrary to what some commentators have assumed, they cannot use a “service-wide” opt-in for … Continue reading How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook

The “Android Paradox” – Google’s bright future at both ends of the market

Update 9 June 2011: What a mess. My original "Google's bright future at both ends of the market" appeared in Business & Economy as "Android apps will be of low quality". This is absolutely not what my line of reasoning was in the piece. I have asked B&E to change the title to something more … Continue reading The “Android Paradox” – Google’s bright future at both ends of the market

Google vs China: capitalist model, virtual wall (new OpenDemocracy article)

Article in OpenDemocracy, co-authored by Johnny Ryan and Stefan Halper, 22 January 2010: A speech on the theme of internet freedom around the world delivered by Hillary Clinton on 21 January 2010 contained a striking phrase. The United States secretary of state, speaking at Washington’s journalism-focused Newseum, argued that nation-states that chose to limit free … Continue reading Google vs China: capitalist model, virtual wall (new OpenDemocracy article)