The research from Aarhus University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University College, London look at consent management platforms that have been introduced to the web to conform with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, particularly its requirements for consent when companies collect and process users’ personal data. This research analyses how the most prevalent CMP designs affect people’s consent choices.
Dark Patterns after the GDPR: Scraping Consent Pop-Ups and Demonstrating Their Influence
CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPT
Study: Most cookie-management platforms do not adhere to GDPR
A study conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University College London and Aarhus University found the majority of cookie-consent tools do not adhere to the EU General Data Protection Regulation, TechCrunch reports. The study, titled "Dark Patterns after the GDPR," ...
Data Scraping: Considering the Privacy Issues
This article from Fieldfisher addresses data scraping practices and the privacy concerns associated with it. Click To View ...
Appeals court rules against LinkedIn in data-scraping case
MediaPost reports the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied LinkedIn's challenge of a prior decision to allow hiQ Labs to collect personal data from LinkedIn's public pages. A court order explained judges did not request a vote to provide LinkedIn with a new hearing, which can now only occur with inte...
Data scraping and the implications of the latest LinkedIn-hiQ court ruling
Information posted to social networks that are publicly accessible may be scraped and aggregated by third parties regardless of the social media sites’ terms and conditions or even technical means taken to prevent data mining, according to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. In an opinio...
The problem with data scraping
For many in the privacy profession, 2018 is arguably the year of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. However, thanks in part to the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data sharing opprobrium, there has been renewed interested in domestic U.S. privacy law by the general public. While the impact of t...