Updates on the adtech probeConcise updates about the latest developments in the GDPR complaints against the data breach at the heart of the IAB and Google "real-time bidding" adtech system.
In September 2018, Brave initiated a campaign of formal GDPR complaints against Google and the IAB’s “real-time bidding system” (RTB), which leaks the personal data of Internet users hundreds of billions of times a day. This is a sample of the evidence submitted to European data protection authorities so far.
The campaign for GDPR action to fix the Google and IAB real-time bidding system now includes Brave, the Open Rights Group, Dr Michael Veale of the Turing Institute, the Panoptykon Foundation, Bits of Freedom, Eticas Foundation, Exigo, Dr Jef Ausloos of the University of Amsterdam, Pierre Dewitte of the University of Leuven, Liberties.eu, the Society for Civil Rights, Digitale courage, Digitale Gesellschaft, Netzwerk Datenschutzexpertise, Deutsche Vereinigung für Datenschutz, the Italian Coalition for Civil Rights and Freedoms, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, the Association for the Defense of Human Rights in Romania, the Italian Coalition for Civil Rights and Freedoms, the Estonian Human Rights Centre, the Peace Institute.
Major publisher group DCN tells regulators “the sky won’t fall” if RTB switches to safe, non-personal data.
Google faces first investigation by its European lead authority for “suspected infringement” of the GDPR, following formal complaint from Brave
New evidence to regulators: IAB documents reveal that it knew that real-time bidding would be “incompatible with consent under GDPR”.
Regulatory complaint concerning massive, web-wide data breach by Google and other “ad tech” companies under Europe’s GDPR
Latest updates: read more about the RTB complaints. Mail list: receive updates & research notes in your inbox. Dublin, Ireland and London, United Kingdom, Wednesday, 12 September 2018 -- Simultaneous complaints have been filed with European data protection...