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Privacy Now Looms Large in Antitrust Enforcement
The Federal Trade Commission today announced it is exploring rules to crack down on harmful commercial surveillance and lax data security. Commercial surveillance is the business of collecting, analyzing, and profiting from information about people. Mass surveillance has heightened the risks and stakes of data...

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Privacy Now Looms Large in Antitrust Enforcement

FTC Looks To Crack Down On Lax Data Security

The Federal Trade Commission today announced it is exploring rules to crack down on harmful commercial surveillance and lax data security. Commercial surveillance is...
Microsoft

Microsoft Claims Sony Pays Developers To Keep Them Off Other Platforms

Microsoft has alleged that Sony has a practice of paying developers “blocking rights” to stop games from being launched on Xbox Game Pass. The statement has been filed in response...
Crypto

US FTC Probes $200M Bitmark Crypto Hack

In what is its first investigation into cryptocurrency markets, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking into the Bitmark currency exchange over the December 2021 hack...
South Korea

Korean Watchdog Fines 11 Steelmakers

Korea's antitrust regulator said Thursday it has decided to impose a combined fine of 256.5 billion won ($197.5 million) on the country's No. 2...
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Australian Watchdog OKs Google’s $7B Cybersecurity Deal

Google’s proposed acquisition of cybersecurity consulting service Mandiant will not be opposed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). ACCC chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb said:...
UK

UK’s Supreme Court Will Not Hear Royal Mail Fine Appeal

On Thursday UK's highest court said it would not hear Royal Mails appeal to a $50M fine imposed by the countries telecom regulator. In...
Deal

UK Veterinary Takeover Deal Revived With Concessions

The largest remaining independent owner of veterinary practices in the United Kingdom is poised to be bought by a corporate consolidator after a compromise...

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