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Tinder, Grindr accused of illegally sharing user data

Jan 14, 2020 - 11:40 PM

(UPDATED) The report, titled 'Out of Control,' examines the collection and use of personal data by 10 popular apps and concludes that the advertising industry is 'systematically breaking the law'

Google accused of manipulation to track users

Nov 27, 2018 - 7:31 PM

The complaints cite a study by the Norwegian Consumer Council which concluded Google used 'deceptive design and misleading information, which results in users accepting to be constantly tracked'

TRACKING. This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. File photo by AFP.

Facebook, Google 'manipulate' users to share data despite EU law – study

Jun 27, 2018 - 12:20 PM

'These companies manipulate us into sharing information about ourselves,' the Norwegian Consumer Council's director of digital services, Finn Myrstad, says in a statement