The Weekly BAT + Podcast ep. 6 (Sep. 6, 2019) — r/BATProject surpasses 30K members, Brave uncovers Google’s GDPR workaround (blog by Dr. Johnny Ryan), new fan-made series: Creator Spotlight

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BLOG: Brave uncovers Google’s GDPR workaround

Google’s DoubleClick/Authorized Buyers ad business is already under investigation by the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) for suspected infringement of the GDPR, as a result of a formal complaint by Brave’s Chief Policy & industry Relations Officer, Dr Johnny Ryan.

The Irish DPC is Google’s primary GDPR regulator. New evidence gathered by Brave gives the Irish DPC concrete proof that Google’s ad system did broadcast personal data about Dr Ryan, which infringed the GDPR. In addition, Brave has uncovered what appears to be a GDPR workaround that circumvents Google’s own publicly stated GDPR data safeguards.

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