The project that manages the WordPress content management system, which claims to power about 41% of the Web, will treat Google's new ad-tracking technology, Federated Learning of Cohorts, as a security issue and block it from working.
The companies behind privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo and Norwegian browser Vivaldi have joined the Brave browser chiefs in opposing Google's new experimental ad-targeting technology known as Federated Learning of Cohorts.
The Brave browser will not support Google's experimental new technology for ad targeting, known as Federated Learning of Cohorts, two senior officials from the organisation behind the browser say.
Google has begun a trial of its experimental new technology for ad targeting, known as Federated Learning of Cohorts, selecting a random set of users without notifying them, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organisation that fights for digital rights, says.
Objections have been raised to a likely deal between the US and the UK that would give London the right to gain access to data held by American tech firms.
Google's Chrome and Microsoft's Edge are the only widely-used browsers which have no inbuilt protection against tracking users, the digital rights body, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, says.
Google has come under pressure from 14 human rights organisations in the US to drop its plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China.
Kaspersky Lab has put paid to the claims of a patent troll by going on the offensive and ultimately managing to force the troll to pay to end a lawsuit.
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