Google Answers Brave's GDPR Breach Complaint
Google answered Brave browser’s Chief Policy and Industry Relations Officer Johnny Ryan GDPR regulatory complaint alerting European data protection authorities about a massive and ongoing data breach in a statement sent to Tom’s Hardware.
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is an EU law regulation regarding data protection and privacy, which applies to all individuals within the European Economic Area (EEA) and the European Union (EU).
Brave is an open source privacy oriented web browser designed to block web trackers and online ads, developed by Brave Software Inc, a company founded by Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich.
Johnny Ryan posted a statement on Brave’s website yesterday accusing Google and other advertising tech companies of sharing sensitive user data with hundreds of companies when web pages containing behavioral ads are visited.
According to Ryan, this type of tactics is used to or… (read more)