CNIL urges Google to obey regulations on personal data

The French National Commission on Informatique & Liberté (CNIL) urges Google to obey regulations on personal data. They need to comply with the French law on personal data protection, within three months for the US giant not to receive a fine that can reach up to € 300,000. The investigation by the French commission confirmed that

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How Internet allows targeted advertising

You have already probably noticed that when you are doing some Internet search, for instance looking for your next holiday destination, Google or Facebook you offer advertising based on your requests. This may seem actually useful, since it may lead you to find what you were looking for. But be aware that this advertising is

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How China spy on students on the web

Censorship in China is still fierce, with the Internet and social networks being closely monitored. Baiyun students in the province of Guangdong in southern China bear the brunt. The regional government has recently congratulated the University of Baiyun for monitoring online activities and opinions published by students on the web. The website GlobalVoices denounced this

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Europe, Google, Apple & Cie

In today’s world where every passenger or cargo on the move, every change in the temperature or ground movement can be found translated into computer language, the way one can use data becomes an asset both in political and economic terms. In the field of Big Data, Europe has not realized how much it stands

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Big brother is watching you

 The Internet is a spying world and you can be sure that Big bother is watching you. We are being tracked all the time, from all the different websites we use on a daily basis. Google, facebook and other social media do track all our movements and habits on their pages. The Apple companies also

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