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5 things to know this weekend

‘I’m hoping she’s going to be fine’

CLOSE Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hasn’t let anything stop her while serving, including several bouts with cancer. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump had encouraging words for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she recovers from treatment for a malignant tumor on her pancreas. After the announcement Friday that Ginsburg had …

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Following its $5 billion Facebook fine, the FTC penalizes YouTube and Equifax

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been busy lately. The agency followed up its recent $5 billion Facebook fine with two new settlements last week and this morning, with YouTube and credit reporting agency Equifax. YouTube fine about kids and data collection. According to a report last week in The Washington Post Google and …

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FTC slaps Facebook with long-awaited $5 billion fine for privacy violations

Anticipated for months, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted today to fine Facebook a record $5 billion for apparent violations of a 2011 consent decree that required the company to better protect user privacy. This is according to reports in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and AP. The commission voted 3-2, reportedly with …

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ICO’s £183m British Airways fine suggests the GDPR has teeth – Econsultancy

In the run-up to its effective date, companies invested significant amounts of time and money in an effort to comply with the GDPR, but questions have remained about the sweeping EU data protection and privacy regulation. One of the biggest: would regulators actually use their full power under the GDPR to punish businesses that are …

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VidMob building ‘API for creativity’ that uses first-party data to fine tune video ad elements

VidMob has raised $25 million in its latest round of funding. The company said it will use the money to further develop its Agile Creative Studio, an API platform that curates first-party creative data to offer insights for optimizing video ad campaigns. Why we should care VidMob’s Agile Creative Studio employs, what the company defines …

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Google Says Accents In URLs Work Fine For Google

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that having URLs with accents are perfectly fine for Google. John said “Accents in URLs are no problem — feel free to use them.” He did warn that sometimes your own internal tools or third party tools have issues with tracking them. “You sometimes need to watch out for …

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