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UK: Data breach costs British Airways record fine

According to BBC News, the UK’s privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), has fined British Airways a record £183 million (US$229 million) fine for...

UK: Regulator says Adtech industry ignores data protection laws

The multibillion-dollar real-time bidding (RTB) adtech industry is processing data unlawfully, the UK’s data protection regulator has ruled, reported the Financial Times. The Information Commissioner’s...

US: Google pays $2.6B for data analytics Software company

Google’s parent company Alphabet announced on Thursday, June 6, that it is buying data analytics company Looker for US$2.6 billion, according to a report...

US: Antitrust data shows vital role of private actions: The Hill

According to The Hill, the recently released 2018 Antitrust Annual Report found that private antitrust lawsuits settled in federal courts since 2013 have recovered...

UK: Regulator invites comments on First Data Corporation buy

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is inviting comments on the anticipated acquisition of First Data Corporation by Fiserv, Inc. The invitation to comment...

US: DOJ Asks First Data, Fiserv for additional docs

The Department of Justice has requested more information from First Data and Fiserv ahead of the pending merger of the two payment giants. Filings by...

EU: Vestager says full Amazon probe in the upcoming months

According to a report by CNBC, the EU aims to announce whether Amazon's data practices will be investigated further in the coming months, the...

US: FTC looks at ISPs collection of personal data

The US Federal Trade Commission has ordered seven of the largest broadband providers in the US to open up on their privacy policies reported...

US: Grand jury looking into Facebook’s data sharing

Facebook is the subject of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors over the data deals it inked with some of the biggest technology companies,...

EU: Vestager advocates regulating data access over breaking up big tech

According to TechCrunch the European Union’s  competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager,  has suggested that breaking up tech giants should be a measure of last resort, “To...
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