The controversial site France-Soir dismissed by justice in its complaint against Google

In September 2021, Google had cut off this site’s access to its advertising network, thus depriving it of part of its income. The Paris commercial court dismissed the France-Soir site, which accused Google of having cut off advertising and no longer referencing it in its news service because of content violating its rules. Shopper Union, … Read more

Google subject to privacy breach complaint

AA/Paris/Fatih Karakaya A complaint was filed with the National Commission for Computing and Liberties (CNIL) by the NGO, “Non of Your Business” (Noyb), this Wednesday, against Google for invasion of privacy, said the Austrian organization. Indeed, Noyb, a non-governmental organization that fights for the protection of privacy, announced on its Twitter account that it had … Read more

An animated ticket to fight against fraud

By Tom Kerkour Published 4 hours ago, Update 3 hours ago On July 30, a full-scale digital ticket system was tested for Ed Sheeran’s concert at the Stade de France. Credit: Stade de France To stifle the black market, event organizers are using new technologies. Small revolution in the world of events. After years of … Read more

Inflation and competition are slowing down Google

AFP, published on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 11:40 a.m. Google saw its net profit decline and its growth slow in the second quarter, but the market expected worse amid tighter advertising budgets due to the economic crisis. Net income for Alphabet, Google’s parent company, fell 13% year on year to $16 billion in the … Read more

Google ready to split its activities to avoid an antitrust lawsuit

By Chloe Woitier Published on 07/11/2022 at 21:03, Update on 07/11/2022 at 21:03 Google has indeed become a key player in all links in the chain of displaying advertisements on websites and is suspected of abuse of a dominant position. Clay McLachlan/REUTERS In the United States, the group has reportedly offered to create a new … Read more

With cryptocurrencies, the Jura start-up “Treasure Hunters” wants to conquer the world

“Treasure Hunters” is launching an assault on new markets. The mobile game born in Delémont will have a little brother named “Token Hunters”. The concept remains unchanged, the player still goes in search of virtually hidden treasures all over the world. Except that instead of winning gifts sent by post, “Token” hunters will be able … Read more

authorities accuse Google of distorting competition to create a monopoly in the advertising market

(Agence Ecofin) – In 2021, France ordered Google to pay a fine of 220 million euros. The group had favored its own services in the online advertising sector, which had caused the loss of sales of advertising space to the media. South Africa reacts in turn. In South Africa, the competition commission accuses Google of … Read more

The pressure against Google Analytics is increasing in France

By Claudia Cohen Posted yesterday at 7:52 p.m., Update yesterday at 9:46 p.m. In a decision of February 10, the Cnil considers the use of Google Analytics illegal in France. wachiwit – stock.adobe.com The Cnil has received 42 complaints against media that use the American giant’s popular statistical tool. The hunt for Google Analytics users … Read more

Meta must remove discriminating criteria from its advertising targeting technology

Meta, Facebook’s parent company, has agreed to change its advertising targeting methods and pay $115,054 in fines to end a lawsuit from the US government, which accused Facebook of facilitating racist and sexist discrimination. According to the US government, social networking technologies allowed advertisers to choose who could see their ads, based on gender, skin … Read more

Meta must remove discriminating criteria from its advertising targeting technology

>>Meta launches a “metaverse academy” in France at the start of the 2022 academic year >>The German regulator places Meta under enhanced surveillance The logo of US multinational tech conglomerate Meta at the World Economic Forum in Davos on May 22. Photo: AFP/VNA/CVN According to the US government, social networking technologies allowed advertisers to choose … Read more