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Banks will Steal Your Data Just Like Tech Giants Do

“For years, Google and Facebook have been showing ads based on your online behavior. Retailers from Amazon to Walgreens also regularly suction up your transaction history to steer future spending and hold your loyalty. Now banks, too, want to turn data they already have on your spending habits … Continue reading

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Mass Censorship: “Google, YouTube remove more than 300 Trump ads”

“Google and YouTube removed more than 300 Trump campaign ads, claiming they violated the companies’ policies, according to “60 Minutes.” The campaign videos, which mostly ran during the summer, were removed within only a few days, Townhall reported…” https://www.wnd.com/2019/12/google-youtube-remove-300-trump-ads/

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STEAL DAT DATA! “Twitter says users’ phone numbers… used for ad purposes”

“Twitter said Tuesday that it may have mishandled an unspecified number of users’ email addresses and phone numbers, allowing that data to be used “inadvertently” for advertising purposes. The incident marks the latest security mishap for the social-networking company, but … Continue reading

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Power Struggle: “EU regulators hit Google with $1.7 billion fine for blocking ad rivals”

“The European Union on Wednesday ordered Google to pay 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) for stifling competition in the online advertisement sector. The European Commission said Google had placed exclusivity contracts on website owners, stopping them from including search results … Continue reading

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“Ad Platform Caves to Mob Outrage, Bans Infowars”

“Advertising platform Criteo has caved to mob outrage and banned Infowars in yet another example of Big Tech censorship. A Criteo senior manager said Infowars was, “in violation of our advertising guidelines,” yet gave no specifics whatsoever on precisely what … Continue reading

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“Midterm Meddling: Facebook Blocks Republican Candidate’s Ad”

“Facebook has banned Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth Heng’s campaign video ad about communist crimes that led her family to flee Cambodia for the U.S., claiming the platform doesn’t allow “shocking, disrespectful, or sensational” content.” https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/08/06/facebook-blocks-congressional-candidate-elizabeth-hengs-video-ad-about-communist-crimes/

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“Online Publishers Try Reducing Ads to Boost Revenue”

“For online publishers, more advertising typically means more revenue… But some publishers say they’re now taking a “less is more”… Stripping out irritating ad formats and limiting the number of ads… result in more engaged consumers and ultimately increased ad … Continue reading

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