How Europe’s New Tough Data Collection Laws Affect Canadians

How Europe’s New Tough Data Collection Laws Affect Canadians

In the last few weeks, you may have found yourself inundated with emails from many of the apps and online services you use. They’ve been informing you of new terms and conditions, and asking you to “opt in” to continue using their service. Back on May 25th, the General Data …..

Google to Stop Reading Users’ Emails to Target Ads

Google to Stop Reading Users’ Emails to Target Ads

Google said it will soon stop reading the emails of its standard free Gmail account users to personalize their ads, a move that addresses a longstanding privacy concern about  a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. Google says it’s changing course so it’s free …..

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VOCM TechTalk – Proximity Marketing Raises Concerns Over Privacy

Tech Talk on VOCM is a weekly tech spot highlighting the latest tech news and gadget reviews. On this episode we discuss “Wi-Fi or Proximity marketing”, whereby this new type of advertising has people worried about unwanted email and further concerned about their privacy.  

Free Wi-Fi Allows Marketing Target Ads To Your Device.

Free Wi-Fi Allows Marketing Target Ads To Your Device.

Make a quick stop to your local coffee shop, restaurant, bar or newspaper stand, connect to their free Wi-Fi and within minutes you could see targeted texts on your phone or email ads in your inbox related to products sold at those establishments. Labelled as “Wi-Fi or Proximity Marketing”, this …..

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