Tag: Targeted advertising

Tag: Targeted advertising

”Pay or ok” — Does this new paid subscription model invalidate consent?

There has been much debate about the validity of consent under the GDPR as it relates to the “Pay or ok” paid subscription model on social media and other platforms and websites.   Since November 7, European users of Facebook and Instagram have had the option to pay a subscription in exchange for an ad-free

Transparency is not enough: EDPS on targeted advertising

The EDPS says “transparency is not enough” and calls for a prohibition on targeted advertising based on pervasive tracking.    In a statement penned by the European Data Protection Supervisor, Wojciech Wiewiórowski, he described the current state of cyberspace as figurative “walled gardens”, lamenting that the internet has become “a space of advertising-driven business models