Monday 10th December 2018

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More than 1,000 US news organizations are still blocking EU users – but that doesn’t mean they are contravening or circumventing the GDPR

about 124 days ago - Privacy

Privacy

According to a database of records compiled by archivist Joseph O'Connor, at least 1,071 US news organizations are blocking EU visitors; however, whether an organization is compliant with the GDPR may depend on whether they intend to target EU visitors or are merely accessible to them.

According to a database of records compiled by archivist Joseph O'Connor, at least 1,071 US news organizations are blocking EU visitors; however, whether an organization is compliant with the GDPR may depend on whether they intend to target EU visitors or are merely accessible to them.

Malaysia has announced it’s repealing its anti-fake news law

about 124 days ago - Media

Media

Anyone found contravening the law could face fines of up to $123,000 or ten years imprisonment. A YouTube user was charged under the Act earlier this year.

Anyone found contravening the law could face fines of up to $123,000 or ten years imprisonment. A YouTube user was charged under the Act earlier this year.

New study shows Americans’ trust in media in decline, largest proportion believes it’s just commentary and opinion

about 124 days ago - Media

Media

42 percent of Americans, the largest proportion, believe news is just commentary and opinion. 44 percent, again the largest proportion, state their trust in media sources has decreased in the last year.

42 percent of Americans, the largest proportion, believe news is just commentary and opinion. 44 percent, again the largest proportion, state their trust in media sources has decreased in the last year.

CNN benefits most from Trump Presidency as traffic to US news websites declines 12.8 percent year-on-year

about 124 days ago - Media

Media

CNN was the primary recipient of traffic from "Trump" related keywords between April 2017 and April 2018. Total traffic to US news websites has declined year-on-year, however some organizations like CNN and Fox News have seen an increase in traffic.

CNN was the primary recipient of traffic from "Trump" related keywords between April 2017 and April 2018. Total traffic to US news websites has declined year-on-year, however some organizations like CNN and Fox News have seen an increase in traffic.

Yahoo!, HuffPost, Forbes among first organizations to implement new EU consent solutions

about 124 days ago - Privacy

Privacy

News organizations have begun requesting user consent to serve personalized advertisements. The requests are an attempt towards compliance with the EU's GDPR, which comes into force on 25th May.

News organizations have begun requesting user consent to serve personalized advertisements. The requests are an attempt towards compliance with the EU's GDPR, which comes into force on 25th May.

New report finds news websites load significantly more third-party content than other websites

about 124 days ago - Privacy

Privacy

According to the report, news publishers set eight times as many third-party cookies as other popular websites. It will create yet more concern among publishers about how best to obtain consent from users to serve personalized advertisements.

According to the report, news publishers set eight times as many third-party cookies as other popular websites. It will create yet more concern among publishers about how best to obtain consent from users to serve personalized advertisements.