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UK: Facebook charged maximum fine by information commissioner

Facebook was hit with a US$660,000 fine, the maximum allowed, by the British Information Commissioner’s Office over its data scandal with now-defunct political consulting...

EU: Mammoth new data-protection law comes into effect

Global Data Protection Rules (GDPR) will be applicable in Europe from May 25, 2018, and businesses, if not compliant, will see hefty penalties. Protection of...

EU: New privacy rules to aid Google, Facebook?

As tech corporations around the world face mounting pressure from regulatory bodies and consumers seeking more control over their online privacy, new regulation from...

Germany: Facebook privacy probe findings by year’s end

On Friday, September 8, Federal Cartel Office President Andreas Mundt said Germany’s investigation of US social network company Facebook over possible market abuse will...

EU: Google starts to comply with EU antitrust order

Google has offered up plans and a glimpse of how it will seek to comply with antitrust directives from the European Union’s General Data...

Beyond ‘Hipster Antitrust’: A Critical Perspective on the European Commission’s Google...

Posted by Social Science Research Network Beyond ‘Hipster Antitrust’: A Critical Perspective on the European Commission's Google Decision By Angela Daly (Queensland University of Technology) Abstract:  ...

Between a Rock and Two Hard Places: WhatsApp at the Crossroad...

Posted by Social Science Research Network Between a Rock and Two Hard Places: WhatsApp at the Crossroad of Competition, Data Protection and Consumer Law By Nicolo...

Italy: Antitrust watchdog fines Whatsapp over customer data terms

Italy's antitrust watchdog said on Friday it was imposing a $3.3 million fine on messaging service Whatsapp for allegedly obliging users to agree to...
Big Data Privacy And Competition Law: Do Competition Authorities Know How To Do It?

Big Data, Privacy And Competition Law: Do Competition Authorities Know How...

By Alfonso Lamadrid & Sam Villiers - According to Prof. Dan Ariely “Big data is like teenage sex; everyone talks about it, nobody really knows...

Google/DoubleClick and the Power of Information to Raise Antitrust Concerns in...

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Stephen Kinsella, David Went, Mar 17, 2008 Last week, following an investigation that lasted...

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