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Cross-Device Tracking Creates New Privacy Concerns, FTC Says | Advertising Age – “They do this under the veil of anonymous identifiers and hashed P.I.I. [personally-identifiable information], but these identifiers are still persistent and can provide a strong link to the same individual online and offline,” Ms. Ramirez said, in language that challenges the typical rhetoric from companies that track consumers.”Not only can these profiles be used to draw sensitive inferences about consumers, there is also a risk of unexpected and unwelcome use of data generated from cross-device tracking” (paywall)

Five myths about the Chinese economy | McKinsey & Company – China has been faking it. it’s economy lacks the capacity to innovate, environmental degradation is at a point of no return, unproductive investment & rising debt fuels its rapid growth and its stability is threatened by polarising inequity – nice piece by McKinsey that points the counterarguments to these oft-quoted ideas