Unpacking ‘commercial surveillance’: The state of tracking

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Publication Date December 2022
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Increasingly stakeholders submit that EU data protection rules jeopardise Europe's data-driven prosperity and demand targeted weakening of data protection rules. As the debate becomes more polarised, it is more important than ever to establish a baseline for discussions by taking stock of current tracking practices. This briefing illustrates how leading internet companies track users across devices and services. It reviews the latest research and answers questions such as: Do companies track my browsing behaviour? Do phones and apps send data in idle mode? Is my phone listening? Are recent anti-tracking features effective?

Source Link https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document/EPRS_BRI(2022)739266
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