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TikTok hit with complaints over alleged breaches of EU law

The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has filed a complaint against TikTok with the European Commission and the various consumer protection authorities across the EU, while consumer organisations in 15 countries have urged their national authorities to investigate the video sharing platform

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Apple targeted with two EU data privacy complaints over tracking tool

The IDFA enables advertisers to track users via unique device ID numbers for better ad targeting. However, NOYB argues that, because tracking codes are placed on devices without consent, they are in breach of EU law

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EU accuses Amazon of breaching antitrust rules

The Commission has reached the ‘preliminary view’ that Amazon has been relying on the non-public business data of independent sellers on its marketplace to help its own retail business

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Major tech firms call for EU legal protection on removal of harmful content

EDiMA, an organisation representing the likes of Google, Facebook, Snap, TikTok, Twitter, and others, wants to see the EU introduce a legal safeguard that would allow companies to remove content without facing additional liability

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Google says it wont use Fitbit data, as it seeks EU acquisition approval

Google has decided to promise not to use Fitbit’s health data for targeted advertising in a bid to convince EU regulators that their antitrust concerns are misplaced

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Facebooks Libra facing EU antitrust investigation

Facebook is reportedly facing a European Union competition probe into its much-criticised Libra digital currency, adding to the ever-growing list of investigations into the social network around the world. The

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EU lining up formal investigation into Amazons use of merchant data

Amazon is reportedly set to face a ‘full-blown’ antitrust investigation from the European Union’s (EU) head of competition as she looks to complete her crackdown on a group of US

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Facebook and Twitter step up fake news fight ahead of EU elections

Facebook and Twitter have followed Google in introducing tools and measures to help stop the spread of misinformation and fake news head of the upcoming European Parliament elections. Facebook has

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Google prepares for EU elections fake news battle

Google has introduced a host of tools with the aim of stopping the spread of misinformation and fake news ahead of next month’s European Parliament elections. And it isn’t just

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Facebook cleans up data use T&Cs in Europe

Facebook has agreed to make changes to its terms and conditions following pressure from lawmakers within the European Union over a lack of clarity in the policies. Following discussions between

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