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Meta’s Twitter Rival Threads Launching Tomorrow, But Not In the EU
Twitter users looking for an alternative will have a new option tomorrow, with Meta launching its Threads app....
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Swedish Privacy Watchdog: ‘Companies Must Stop Using Google Analytics’
Sweden is the latest EU country to come out against Google Analytics, telling companies they "must stop using" it....
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Ireland Poised to Slap Meta With a Record Privacy Fine
Meta is once again in the crosshairs over privacy, with Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) poised to levy a record fine....
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Norway On the Verge of Banning Google Analytics
Norway may soon join the list of EU countries banning Google Analytics following an initial conclusion that it violates the GDPR....
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Privacy and Cybersecurity Challenges in 2023 – Part One
With a new year comes new privacy and cybersecurity challenges for companies large and small, not the least of which is new regulation....
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Google Will Be Required to Delete False Search Results About People
EU citizens will have the ability to take back their online presence, thanks to a new ruling requiring Google to delete inaccurate results....
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France the Latest Country to Crack Down on Google Analytics
France is the latest country to crack down on Google Analytics, over concerns it violates the GDPR the EU's privacy legislation....
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Meta Walks Back Comments About Leaving EU Market
Meta is walking back comments about the possibility of leaving the EU market over data regulations, saying "we have absolutely no desire to withdraw f...
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Meta May Leave EU Market Over Privacy Regulations
Meta is threatening to leave the EU market if it's not allowed to share EU user data with its US-based data centers....
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Google Analytics Is Illegal in Austria, Violates the GDPR
In what may be the first of many such rulings, Austria has ruled that Google Analytics violates the GDPR and is therefore illegal....
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Ireland’s Data Protection Commission Fines WhatsApp $267 Million
WhatsApp has been fined €225 million ($267 million) for violations of the EU’s GDPR....
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UK Looks to Revamp Privacy Policy Post-Brexit
The United Kingdom is looking to revamp its privacy policy in the wake of Brexit, making a break from the EU’s GDPR....
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Amazon Hit With Record-Breaking Fine by EU Over Data Privacy
Amazon has been hit with a whopping $888 million fine from the EU over how it handled private data....
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Microsoft Will Keep EU Data in the EU
Microsoft has upped its commitment to EU data privacy, promising to keep EU data within the bloc....
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FTC Demands Answers From Big Tech on Privacy
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued orders to nine social media and video platforms, inquiring about their data practices....
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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)....
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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....
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Google Sued For $3 Billion in the UK Over YouTube Privacy
Google is being sued for $3 billion in the UK over allegations that YouTube tracks children, violating the UK’s privacy laws....
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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....
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California Begins Enforcing New Privacy Law
Following a six month grace period, California has begun enforcing its new privacy regulation, effective July 1....
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