Social media giant Facebook has announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency under the name Libra next year through a new subsidiary Calibra which will also supply the digital wallet for the new currency, a move that has been met with criticism from politicians and regulators alike.
Behavioural advertising may not be as effective as it has been made out to be, with a study in the US finding that publishers only get 4% more for an ad impression that has a cookie enabled, compared to one that has none.
Competition regulators world-wide are grappling with the rise of dominant digital platforms like Facebook and Google, and are debating whether current competition laws need to be reframed in response, the chair of Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, Rod Sims, has said.
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Thanks David, and thanks iTWire for continuing to cover this.
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