Has the fight over privacy changed at all in 2019?


Has the fight over privacy changed at all in 2019?

Few issues divide the tech community quite like privacy. Much of Silicon Valley』s wealth has been built on data-driven advertising platforms, and yet, there remain constant concerns about the invasiveness of those platforms.

Such concerns have intensified in just the last few weeks as France』s privacy regulatorplaced a record fine on Google under Europe』s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules which the company now plans to appeal . Yet with global platform usage and service sales continuing to tick up, we asked a panel of eight privacy experts:  「Has anything fundamentally changed around privacy in tech in 2019? What is the state of privacy and has the outlook changed?」 

This week』s participants include:

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