Tag: targeted advertising
International coalition calls for action against surveillance-based advertising
Written by Finn Myrstad and Øyvind H. Kaldestad on Forbrukerrådet.
“Every day, consumers are exposed to extensive commercial surveillance online. This leads to manipulation, fraud, discrimination and privacy violations. Information about what we like, our purchases, mental and physical health, sexual orientation, location and political views are collected, combined and used under the guise of targeting advertising.
The collection and combination of information about us not only violates our right to privacy, but renders us vulnerable to manipulation, discrimination and fraud. This harms individuals and society as a whole, says the director of digital policy in the NCC, Finn Myrstad.”
Includes a detailed list of the consequences of surveillance-based advertising.