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Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Bees vs. honey or Google vs. cookies

If you follow Google's efforts to eventually phase out 3rd party cookies - here are two articles describing the most recent updates: LINK and LINK In a nutshell, in Q2 2021, Google is planning to test a technology called Federated Learning of Cohorts...

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Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Anonymisation aches and pains

European privacy actors are voicing their concerns about anonymization techniques more and more loudly. This can come as no surprise. It's been almost 3 years since the GDPR coming into force, but there is still no clear understanding on how to properly...

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Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

"Quickguide" from Datatilsynet on how to use cookies

Danish DPA Datatilsynet, the Danish Council for Digital Security, and the Danish Business Authority published a joint "Quickguide" (c) on how to use cookies. The "Quickguide" can be accessed HERE . I am still struggling with my Danish...

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Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Karen Lawrence Öqvist

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It may occasionally seem that the EU laws look like a chicken with its head cut-off. It’s been half year since Schrem-II substantially changed privacy world, with succinct EDPB FAQ issued a week later and controversial Recommendations 01/2020 still stuck...

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Karen Lawrence Öqvist
Karen Lawrence Öqvist
I was incredibly impressed to find that my Portuguese friend and college was behind the ePrivacy success. He must be the best privacy guy in Portugal 🇵🇹 and beyo...

Karen Lawrence Öqvist

Karen Lawrence Öqvist

I just love (not love) these cookie banners, that (1) prevent you from doing anything until you Agree, and (2) show all Consent options as Off which is great -was impressed with the UK Sun newspaper- until I clicked on Tab Legitimate Interest, and they...

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Konstantin Tiazhelnikov
Konstantin Tiazhelnikov
There are still many cases like this:) I saw a real example of the website of a Finland-based company where if you click "Reject", it automatically re...

Karen Lawrence Öqvist
Karen Lawrence Öqvist
@Konstantin Tiazhelnikov 😳
Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

Konstantin Tiazhelnikov

A kind reminder from the Austrian Federal Administrative Court that failure to meet transparency obligations under Articles 13, 14 of the GDPR does not constitute unlawfulness of the data processing in the context of Article 5. This is a so-called "...

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Karen Lawrence Öqvist

Karen Lawrence Öqvist

So I wanted to listen to a Prvacy podcast on Spotify, and it wants my date of birth and my gender.... why the hell ?

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Niklas Lohmann
Niklas Lohmann
Yes, why the hell?
Leslie Clarke
Leslie Clarke
Because they sell your data. This is a revenue stream from them. Raising prices and selling data about you. Tracking your every move. I deleted my account 2 mon...