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Ad tech

Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:55 pm
by admin
Online advertising and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race.

Good sources:
- https://adcontrarian.blogspot.com/
- [more coming. Post suggestions!]

Recent research from Norwegian consumer rights activists about unlawful (contra GDPR) data sharing from popular apps to adtech networks:

https://www.forbrukerradet.no/out-of-control/

My Twitter thread:

https://twitter.com/jasonksackey/status ... 6529024003

Reporting on this issue tended to focus on the involvement of dating apps, a justifiable choice, dealing as they do with particularly sensitive bits of user data: exact GPS coordinates, sexual orientations and preferences, questions about drug usage, and such. The clickbait incentive is there too.