Grindr fined $11.7M for exposing user data without consent

Norway’s Data Protection Agency ruled that it would fine Grindr, the world’s most popular gay dating app, $11.7M after it was found it shared details about its users with at least five ad companies.

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IT’S THE LAW (2/2/2021)

February 2, 2021

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which includes Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, has announced key data initiatives and approved a Digital Master Plan for 2025. The ASEAN Data Management Framework and ASEAN Model Contractual Clauses focus respectively on guidelines for data governance, and on contractual terms and conditions for use in legal agreements for cross border transfers. The Digital Master Plan will look at bridging markets, expanding digital skills and building a strong and cohesive digital infrastructure for future expansion.

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One-Third of Marketers Will Buy a CDP This Year: Optimove Survey

May 31, 2023

Just over one-third of marketers plan to either buy a new CDP (21%) or replace an existing one (13%) this year, according to this Optimove survey. Unfortunately, it doesn’t report how many have a CDP already in place, which would put the other values in perspective. It does seem that CDPs are a relatively low priority: they rank sixth on the list of new systems and eighth on the list of systems to replace.

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