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04.20.17
FTC letters warn social media stars about advertising labels
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FTC letters warn social media stars about advertising labels

Just tagging sponsored social media posts "#sp" isn't enough, according to the FTC.

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04.19.17
WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome
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WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome

If Chrome blocks ads by default, it will focus on annoying types that Google itself doesn't sell.

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04.12.17
Burger King wreaks havoc on Google Assistant with Whopper ad (update)
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Burger King wreaks havoc on Google Assistant with Whopper ad (update)

'Okay Google, how do I stop #brands from hijacking Assistant?'

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03.31.17
AT&T, Comcast and Verizon explain that they don't sell your browser history
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AT&T, Comcast and Verizon explain that they don't sell your browser history

But each company is already using customer data in ways you may not realize.

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03.31.17
EFF: Verizon will install spyware on all its Android phones (update)
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EFF: Verizon will install spyware on all its Android phones (update)

The privacy body isn't a fan of the carrier's new AppFlash launcher.

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