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Having Facebook’s ‘Like’ button on your website is a GDPR minefield

Posted by MichaelStrelitz

  Do you have a Facebook “Like” button on your website or anything similar from other social sharing organisations? If you deploy Facebook’s ubiquitous “Like” button on your website you risk falling foul of the General Data Protection Regulation following a landmark ruling by the European Court of Justice.The EU’s highest court has declared that website owners […]

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The 7 deadly sins of the internet that tempt and trick you into buying things you just don’t want

Posted by MichaelStrelitz

More than 1 in 10 top websites incorporate devious user interfaces to manipulate people into doing things against their intentions.  The scale and extent of this abuse has been forcefully revealed. Seven university computer scientists (6 from Princeton / 1 from Chicago) have meticulously analysed over 11,000 top websites ranked by Amazon’s Alexa service. They […]

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