Meta mulls different ad treatment for EU

The New York Times has reported Meta may let EU users pay to block ads on Instagram and Facebook or opt for ad-based free versions. While the company was not willing to comment on the information, confidential sources indicated the company was considering different treatment of the EU in response to regulatory scrutiny there. Meta has also faced big fines and the prospect of additional changes from forthcoming digital regulations.

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Polish regulator investigating ChatGPT for multiple violations

September 5, 2023

A Polish researcher filed a detailed complaint alleging that OpenAI’s ChatGPT is breaching GDPR in multiple areas of the law, including transparency, data access rights and privacy by design. The issues raised propose that generative AI technology violates GDPR and EU privacy rules. Italy’s regulator raised similar concerns earlier this year, and their investigation is ongoing.

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Customer Data Platform Industry Adds New Vendors: CDP Institute Report

July 12, 2024

Software vendors continued to add Customer Data Platform (CDP) capabilities to existing systems in the first half of 2024, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report.  Nearly all of the dozen companies appearing in the report for the first time started as marketing or messaging applications and added CDP capabilities after they were built.  These firms accounted for most of the industry growth during the report period.

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