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Large online platforms can’t use pay-or-consent in ‘most cases,’ EU data regulators say

By Sam Clark
  • 17 Apr 2024 12:00
  • 17 Apr 2024 12:00
Large online platforms can’t give users a binary choice between targeted advertising and payment in “most cases,” EU data regulators agreed today.
A draft version of an opinion from the European Data Protection Board, seen by MLex, takes a tough position on the online advertising business model in which platforms

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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