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  1. Google '(Not Provided)' Traffic Highest for Tech Industry Brands at 56% [Study]

    For those who are signed into Google, this initiative was meant to protect users' privacy when they search online. SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data Unfortunately for site owners and marketers, the "(not provided)" data has...

  2. Pros & Cons of the Top Mobile App Tracking Methods

    Further complicating matters are the ongoing changes and privacy concerns, making it difficult for marketers to choose a tracking technology with confidence. It can be removed or regenerated and is therefore much better aligned with privacy...

  3. Facebook Claims Site Scraper Responsible for Leak of 1 Million User Emails

    As we mentioned yesterday, users may have changed their privacy settings between the time the information was harvested and when the list was compiled, on October 13th, 2012. It is also a possibility that the list was the result of a previous...

  4. Facebook & Twitter Apps Exploited to Profit From Private Data

    The seller claims to have collected the information over a period of six months, meaning users might have changed their privacy settings between the time of collection and our verification. Shopov published a post on Oct.titled, “I just bought more...

  5. Facebook-Datalogix Partnership to Track Offline Purchases by 100 Million+ Households

    Facebook assures privacy watchdogs the user data will be anonymized via encryption and that no personal user information will be shared with Datalogix. Under terms of that settlement, which was finalized last month, Facebook agreed to obtain users...

  6. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    Congressman Ed Markey and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have urged for a larger investigation into Google’s Street View data collection. Although Google appears to be clear of the Street View mess, the Federal Trade Commission is...

  7. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has confirmed it is in discussion with Google to ensure the search giant is complying with all necessary UK data laws following the reports about privacy settings being bypassed.

  8. The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

    No one knew Google would one day amalgamate data across all their services by merging them all under one privacy policy. This is an incredibly important distinction, especially in light of Google’s plan to amalgamate their privacy policies and pool...

  9. New Google Privacy Policy Combines User Data From All Google Services

    At a time when the European Commission is proposing to significantly enhance the protection of consumer privacy, Google need to be absolutely transparent about the data they capture and how it is used," Nick Pickles, director of privacy and civil...