The tech industry’s top European adversary called Monday for greater cooperation among democracies as regulators race to check the power of Silicon Valley titans.
The European Union has launched an investigation to determine whether Google exerts too much control over the sprawling online marketing industry, in which advertisers can surveil, target and influence consumers through nearly any tech platform in which they engage.
British .eu registrants have been given a final reminder that unless they update their registration details to an eligible address by 30 June 2021, their domain names will be “withdrawn” on 1 July 2021. The only exception is for those .eu registrants within the UK who are citizens of the European Union or the wider European Economic Area.
UK and EU regulators are investigating Facebook over whether it is abusing its dominance in digital advertising.
[news release] The Commission today proposed a framework for a European Digital Identity which will be available to all EU citizens, residents, and businesses in the EU. Citizens will be able to prove their identity and share electronic documents from their European Digital Identity wallets with the click of a button on their phone.
A privacy group has lodged hundreds of complaints against what it calls “cookie banner terror” online.
It’s been three years since the introduction of Europe’s data privacy and security law on 25 May 2018.
GDPR governs the way organisations that operate within the EU can use, process and store consumers’ personal data.
European Union regulators accused Apple on Friday of violating the bloc’s antitrust laws, alleging the iPhone maker distorts competition for music streaming by imposing unfair rules for rival services in its App Store.
The European Parliament on Wednesday (28 April) formally adopted without a vote controversial legislation which forces online platforms to remove terrorist content within an hour of it being flagged.
Some “unacceptable” uses of artificial intelligence would be banned in Europe under proposals unveiled on Wednesday.
The European Commission’s rules would ban “AI systems considered a clear threat to the safety, livelihoods and rights of people”, it said.