EU Poised to Crack Down on Tech Giants

The European Union is poised to introduce the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA), with everything from fines to breakups on the table for tech companies.

California Voters Pass Version 2.0 of the CCPA Privacy Legislation

California voters passed Proposition 24, widely considered to be version 2.0 of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Sweden’s Largest Insurer Leaked Private Data to Tech Firms

Sweden’s largest insurer, Folksam, has admitted to accidentally leaking the private data of one million of its customers to tech firms.

EU Regulators Set to Approve Google/Fitbit Deal

Following concessions by Google, the EU looks ready to approve its acquisition of Fitbit.

Facebook May Pull Out of Europe

Facebook is warning it may pull out of Europe over a decision by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC).

Google Invests $450 Million In ADT, Forms Nest Partnership

Google has announced it is investing $450 million in security company ADT, in a multi-year partnership that will give Google a 6.6% stake.

Google Fails to Stop Full-Blown EU Fitbit Investigation

It appears Google’s efforts to prevent an investigation into its Fitbit acquisition have been unsuccessful, with the EU ready to launch a full antitrust probe.

EU Wants More Concessions From Google Over Fitbit Deal

The EU is asking for more concessions from Google, over concerns its Fitbit deal will give it an unfair advantage over competitors.

Slack Files Complaint Against Microsoft With EU

Slack has filed a complaint against Microsoft with the EU, claiming the company is engaging in anti-competitive practices with Teams.

Court Kills EU-US Privacy Shield

An EU court has struck down a privacy agreement that made it possible to share the data of EU citizens with the US.