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  • Google Is Sharing Our Data at a Startling Scale [bloomberg.com]
    Google transmits the location and browsing data of Americans and Europeans more than 70 billion times a day, according to a recent report. Why does it matter? "The data collected by those devices can be exploited in ways we don’t know." Parmy Olson reports.
  • U.S. Bill to Rein in Big Tech Backed by Dozens of Small and Big Companies [reuters.com]
    Companies like Yelp, Sonos, DuckDuckGo and Spotify signed a letter to congress supporting legislation "aimed squarely at well-documented abuses by the very largest online platforms."
  • The EU Has Introduced a New 'Digital' ID. Here's What It Means for You. [politico.eu]
    The EU's "digital" ID (an app to prove identity online) plan raises privacy concerns: "[it] could allow the private sector to better access people's government-certified information, actually strengthening the likes of Facebook and Google and the targeted advertising industry."

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