May 25th 2017

BBC (Web) – Google plans to track credit card spending

As originally published on BBC (Web) on 24/05/2017 Google is planning to track billions of credit and debit card sales to compare online ad clicks with money spent offline. Google Attribution will allow advertisers to see whether online ad campaigns generate offline sales. Announcing the service, Google said that it captures around 70% of credit […]

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May 15th 2017

Government Technology – Data protection: a necessity not a choice

As originally published on Government Technology on 13/05/17 In February, a town council in Devon was held to ransom by hackers demanding £3,000 in return for public data. With local authorities moving towards smarter, more digital services, Daniel Nesbitt, research director for Big Brother Watch, looks at the importance of local authority data security There […]

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