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This privacy ruling against Facebook and Insta could put an end to targeted ads

This privacy ruling against Facebook and Insta could put an end to targeted ads

Photo: Sergey Yelagin (Shutterstock) European Union privacy regulators have ruled that Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, cannot donate up data for targeted advertising condition of membership in social networksaccording to information published on Tuesday in the the wall street journal and Reuters. The decision threatens to upend the social media giant’s business …

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European Central Bank Says Bitcoin Is on the “Road to Irrelevance”

European Central Bank Says Bitcoin Is on the “Road to Irrelevance”

The European Central Bank has issued a scathing critique against bitcoin, and by extension crypto in general.Chart: Craig Hastings (Shutterstock) We can now add the European Central Bank to the ranks of high-ranking crypto skeptics, with high-ranking leaders going further to say that crypto should not be legitimized by any government or major financial institution. …

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Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Hackers release millions of Twitter IDs and user information for free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records was patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from posting that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Yelagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once contained a flaw so easily exploitable that hackers managed to capture 5.4 million user details. Now, according to reports …

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