Apple's significant earnings from Google's ad-tracking on Safari question its stance on user privacy.
LinkedIn has been prohibited by the Berlin Regional Court from ignoring "do-not-track" signals and from activating default settings that make profiles visible on other platforms.
Google’s Chrome browser rolls out an invasive ad platform, the “Privacy Sandbox,” that tracks users’ browsing and shares advertising topics with web pages.
Government agencies and police forces are using targeted social media ads based on protected characteristics and stereotypical traits to reach minority groups, raising ethical concerns.
The Dutch agency UWV has been found to have illegally tracked the online behaviors of benefits recipients, violating privacy and data protection laws.
The authors of this paper propose an auditing framework that assesses potential violations of data protection regulations through the analysis of advertisers' bidding behavior.
German DPAs issued an opinion concerning websites that offer visitors options to access a free version which tracks user behavior or a paid version without monitoring.