The irony of being tracked to read an article about the state of online ad tracking and citizen action

As some query the above, You can of course analyse an app directly via reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/ or using a Firefox extension or a myriad of other ways. Take your pick.

I've been promoting the Exodus tool to regulators and legislators and to workshops in different countries. Let's not be precious about how Exodus is accessed. The point is, it's making a difference :)

@Privacymatters Exodus Privacy is built into Yalp Store and Aurora Store, both these are alternative app stores to Google Play Store and is availible on @fdroidorg

The CNIL also found that not only was information not easily accessible to users, but it is not aways clear and comprehensible (<think Article 12(1)).

The number of services subject to the privacy policy exacerbates the problem. Purposes are described too generically & vaguely

There'll be a of 'GDPR' charlatan 'experts' gulping at this

On transparency & information obligations, CNIL found that information is not easily accessible by users. Key information is excessively scattered throughout several places and is accessible only after taking several steps sometimes involving up to 5 to 6 actions.

The @CNIL issues a EURO 50 Million fine to Google for breaches of transparency & information obligations, & failure to provide a legal basis for personalised advertising cnil.fr/fr/la-formation-restre

The CNIL found that consent as collected by Google is not valid. (1) The user is insufficiently informed & infer doesn’t communicate the magnitude od giving consent (2) consent is not obtained in a specific and unambiguous manner. Obsfucated controls/mechanisms

Have been pressing Apple and Tim Cook for a long time to give people that use iOS Safari the ability to set a search engine default of their choice but Apple says there isn’t demand. If you want that to change then tell Tim Cook twitter.com/privacymatters/sta

Have been pressing Apple and Tim Cook for a long time to give people that use iOS Safari the ability to set a search engine default of their choice but Apple says there isn’t demand. If you want that to change then tell Tim Cook twitter.com/privacymatters/sta

If you are interested in examining the privacy implications of Android apps, there is google chrome extensions Exodus Privacy is a great tool. For example, it reveals these 19 trackers in Deezer and 9 trackers in Spotify (it seems you are tracked even if you pay €€€)

Hey @aral

I haven't created my own instance yet, but wanted to try Mastodon.

Cheers

Pat

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