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 passed Proposition 24, widely considered to be version 2.0 of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Sweden’s largest insurer, Folksam, has admitted to accidentally leaking the private data of one million of its customers to tech firms.
Following concessions by Google, the EU looks ready to approve its acquisition of Fitbit.
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.
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.
The EU is asking for more concessions from Google, over concerns its Fitbit deal will give it an unfair advantage over competitors.
Slack has filed a complaint against Microsoft with the EU, claiming the company is engaging in anti-competitive practices with Teams.