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Google ads

Report: DOJ zeroes in on Google’s ad brokerage business

2020-02-05T21:45:00+00:00By

The DOJ’s scrutiny of Google’s online ad business reflects growing concerns over the tech giant’s potentially anticompetitive behavior, prompts the reclusion of an antitrust enforcement official from the probe, and points to closer coordination between federal and state authorities.

Avast

Avast dissolves analytics arm following privacy scandal

2020-01-31T22:33:00+00:00By

Avast maintains it always acted “fully within legal bounds,” but the British cyber-security company terminated the provision of data to its analytics arm, Jumpshot, after being accused of putting users’ privacy at risk.