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French watchdog fines Google, Amazon for breaching cookies rules

French watchdog fines Google, Amazon for breaching cookies rules

Slapped with penalties worth $217 million.
Dec 11 2020 6:37AM
Apple hits back at European activist complaints against tracking tool

Apple hits back at European activist complaints against tracking tool

Draws strongly critical response.
Nov 17 2020 9:36AM
EU telcos slam proposed tweaks to privacy rules on WhatsApp, Skype

EU telcos slam proposed tweaks to privacy rules on WhatsApp, Skype

For failing to bridge the gap between privacy and innovation.
Nov 6 2020 12:58PM
Japan to join forces with US, Europe in regulating big tech firms

Japan to join forces with US, Europe in regulating big tech firms

New head of antitrust watchdog says.
Oct 20 2020 11:28AM
US sanctions turn up heat but Huawei serving Euro 5G clients

US sanctions turn up heat but Huawei serving Euro 5G clients

Senior executive says.
Oct 12 2020 11:53AM
Big European states call for cryptocurrency curbs

Big European states call for cryptocurrency curbs

To protect consumers.
Sep 14 2020 7:01AM
Internet giants to face hefty fines under Austrian hate speech law

Internet giants to face hefty fines under Austrian hate speech law

Non-compliance to cost up to $16.3 million.
Sep 4 2020 12:29PM
Google-backed groups criticise Apple's new warnings on user tracking

Google-backed groups criticise Apple's new warnings on user tracking

Against requiring apps to show a pop-up screen.
Jul 6 2020 6:45AM
France, Germany back European cloud computing 'moonshot'

France, Germany back European cloud computing 'moonshot'

Take on Amazon, Microsoft and Google dominance.
Jun 5 2020 6:37AM
EU to adopt unified policy on coronavirus mobile apps

EU to adopt unified policy on coronavirus mobile apps

In part to address privacy concerns.
Apr 9 2020 6:32AM
European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight

European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight

Balancing health initiatives with GDPR compliance.
Mar 19 2020 1:10PM
Businesses should control their B2B data, says EU commissioner

Businesses should control their B2B data, says EU commissioner

Prevent same exploitation seen with consumer data.
Jan 9 2020 9:49AM
EU Central Bank shuts down one of its websites after hack

EU Central Bank shuts down one of its websites after hack

Compromise went undetected for months.
Aug 16 2019 6:28AM
Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax

Tech companies line up.
Aug 14 2019 1:14PM
US to probe French plan to tax tech companies

US to probe French plan to tax tech companies

Wants 'unfair' protectionist policy dropped.
Jul 11 2019 12:41PM
EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm

EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW, Qualcomm

Wifi-based standard proposal rejected.
Jul 5 2019 6:41AM
Ericsson says no bounty from Huawei 5G security worries

Ericsson says no bounty from Huawei 5G security worries

Yet to see an increase in contract wins.
Mar 28 2019 6:45AM
EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

ISP upload filtering laws get up.
Mar 27 2019 1:00PM
EU demands scrutiny of 5G risks but no bloc-wide Huawei ban

EU demands scrutiny of 5G risks but no bloc-wide Huawei ban

Leaves countries to decide whether to ban.
Mar 27 2019 6:40AM
EU copyright reforms pits creative industry against internet activists

EU copyright reforms pits creative industry against internet activists

Artists back push for ISP upload filtering laws.
Mar 26 2019 6:44AM

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