Children’s Privacy: Utah curtails teen rights citing need to protect their mental health

Over objections, Utah’s governor has signed The Social Media Regulation Act (SB 152), with the intent of protecting the mental health of teens by put the onus on parents to grant permission for social media use and requiring social media companies to verify ages of users. Opponents, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, believe the legislation encroaches on children’s right to information and their privacy.

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The divide between what brands offer and what customers want

March 28, 2023

A survey of 1,670+ consumers conducted for Razorfish’s Data Privacy Paradox study found a big disconnect between the hyper-targeting and personalization companies offer, and what consumers prioritize – which is respect for privacy and transparency and to not have their data shared without consent. So, while 81% liked personalized experiences, only 17% were willing to give up data for them; and more than 50% reported they stop buying from companies that share their data without consent.

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In Brief: What are wearable brain devices and what do they want with our privacy?

March 28, 2023

Yet another technology to know us better – very possibly better than most of us will want. Not content just checking our cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems, Big Tech is rapidly developing brain-tracking devices to learn what we think, feel and remember, purportedly yes, to help with health diagnoses and management.  It also crosses our last personal, private frontier.

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Salesforce Connects AI-Based Marketing Apps with Data from CDP and Google

June 8, 2023

Salesforce kicked off its big Connections conference yesterday, and if you’re surprised the focus was on generative AI, you haven’t been paying attention.  Still, the focus this time was on marketing applications that draw on Salesforce CDP data, so it’s right up our alley.  They also announced direct access to Google BigQuery data, ticking the “zero-copy” box as well.

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