Privacy Sandbox Stories April 28
Privacy Sandbox Stories March 31
At the start of 2022, Google announced that the Privacy Sandbox was dropping FLoC as its proposal to replace third-party cookies for online ads. The company shared today that it will start trialing FLEDGE, Attribution Reporting, and Topics in Chrome and showed off end user control settings for the latter.
Privacy Sandbox Stories February 16
Privacy Sandbox Stories January 25
Privacy Sandbox Stories September 30, 2021
Earlier this year, Google said it would delay its plan to replace third-party cookies and started offering a detailed schedule. The Privacy Sandbox timeline is seeing its monthly update today, and Chrome will not begin testing FLoC and other ad/relevant content technology until Q1 of next year.
Privacy Sandbox Stories July 23, 2021
Privacy Sandbox Stories June 24, 2021
Privacy Sandbox Stories June 11, 2021
The Privacy Sandbox is Google’s initiative for building a more private web, and a key aspect involves phasing out support for third-party cookies in Chrome through an alternative called FLoC. Given Google’s reach, the change was always going to be contentious, and it today offered a series of Privacy Sandbox commitments.
Privacy Sandbox Stories March 30, 2021
Privacy Sandbox Stories March 3, 2021
Google is phasing out Chrome support for third-party cookies and plans to replace them with privacy-preserving alternatives. Once that has occurred, the company “will not build alternate identifiers to track individuals as they browse across the web, nor will we use them in our products.”
Privacy Sandbox Stories January 25, 2021
Privacy Sandbox Stories July 31, 2020
Last year, Google announced the “Privacy Sandbox” initiative to build a more private web through open standards. The biggest move was in January when Chrome said it would “phase out support” for third-party cookies. One alternative being proposed and now available for developer testing are “Trust Tokens” to deal with ad fraud.
Privacy Sandbox Stories January 14, 2020
In August, Google announced its “Privacy Sandbox” initiative to build a more private web through open standards. The Chrome developer today provided an update, including how its planning to end support for third-party cookies, timelines, and the response it’s been hearing from the community.
Privacy Sandbox Stories August 22, 2019
While increasingly trying to diversify its businesses with Cloud and hardware, Google is primarily supported by advertising. User tracking for ads inherently conflicts with the broader push for privacy. Google today announced a “Privacy Sandbox” initiative to build open standards that contribute to a more private web.