Just a little FYI: Filtering doodad in Adblock Plus opens door to third-party malware injection

Third-party providers of content filter rules could stiff netizens A feature introduced last year in Adblock Plus and a few other related content blocking browser extensions allows providers of filtering lists, under certain conditions, to execute arbitrary code on web pages.… Report This PostOriginal article…

MEPs Voted for Contentious ‘Meme Ban’ in EU Copyright Law by Mistake – Reports

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the suggested directive on copyright rules for the digital market, which will force internet platforms to share income with content creators and make them liable for copyrighted content that their users upload and share online. Report This PostOriginal article…

UK’s ICO event on targeted ads opens floor to the adtech industry: Anybody? No? Speak for 10 minutes. Hello?

How to wind up your opponents 101: Refuse to engage The adtech industry was unable to muster even a single speaker to fill a 10-minute slot to discuss the security implications of programmatic advertising at a much-anticipated event yesterday.… Report This PostOriginal article…

Never forget: Scientology calls exes liars, but spells out its own abuses in documents

[An update to one of our saddest stories ever.] We know that if you read this website and watch Leah Remini’s A&E series, sooner or later the advertising algorithms are going to track you down and swamp you with a lot of Scientology propaganda on your social media feeds or in the form of web […]

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