Tag: Data protection

The Veiled Face of Data Colonialism Exposed

The Veiled Face of Data Colonialism Exposed

Ulises Ali Mejias, co-author of “The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating It for Capitalism,” has penned an article in which he draws our attention to a seemingly invisible fact when he claims that “there is a new form of colonialism emerging in the world:...

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How Will Targeted Ads Fare in an Era of Data Protection?

How Will Targeted Ads Fare in an Era of Data Protection?

Although many companies are uncertain how GDPR will impact them, one thing is clear: They will not be able to target their advertising as freely as in the past. If targeted advertising needed indicators of both enormous growth and potential threats ahead, several recent events have been only too...

Will Europe’s GDPR Rules Launch a New Era of Data Protection?

Will Europe’s GDPR Rules Launch a New Era of Data Protection?

Companies are likely to extend their compliance with the European Union’s new GDPR rules globally. But along with new protections come gray areas about implementation. The European Union’s new rules on data protection and privacy — called the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR —...

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