30 07, 2021

EU hits Amazon with record-breaking $887M GDPR fine over data misuse – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-07-30T15:38:34+00:00 July 30th, 2021|Amazon, APPLE, big tech, Companies, computing, data protection, data security, Europe, european commission, Facebook, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Policy, Privacy, spokesperson, TC, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Uncategorized|

Luxembourg’s National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) has hit Amazon with a record-breaking €746 million ($887m) GDPR fine over the way it uses [...]

21 06, 2021

Apple’s App Store to face scrutiny in Germany as FCO opens ‘market power’ proceeding – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-06-21T15:06:19+00:00 June 21st, 2021|Andreas Mundt, antitrust, APPLE, Apps, big tech, Bundeskartellamt, competition law, Europe, FCO, Germany, platform regulation, Policy, Uncategorized|

Germany’s competition authority, the FCO, has completed its Big Tech GAFA ‘bingo’ card by opening a proceeding against Apple. As with similar investigations [...]

20 06, 2021

Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-06-20T03:05:23+00:00 June 20th, 2021|Advertising Tech, Amazon, Andreas Mundt, Competition and Markets Authority, competition law, Congress, data processing, data protection, data protection law, data security, Digital Markets Act, digital rights, DoubleClick, Elizabeth Denham, Europe, european commission, European Court of Justice, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, financial services, Fitbit, France, General Data Protection Regulation, Germany, human rights, Margrethe Vestager, Policy, Privacy, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, United States, Yale University|

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work [...]

15 06, 2021

UK’s CMA opens market study into Apple, Google’s mobile “duopoly” – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-06-15T15:03:18+00:00 June 15th, 2021|Amazon, Android, app-store, APPLE, apple inc, big tech, CMA, Competition and Markets Authority, competition law, Digital Markets Act, Digital Markets Unit, duopoly, Europe, european commission, european union, Germany, Google, ios, Mobile, Policy, smartphone, smartphones, UK government, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, Web browsers|

The UK’s competition watchdog will take a deep dive look into Apple and Google’s dominance of the mobile ecosystem, it said today — [...]

12 04, 2021

Facebook takes down 16,000 groups trading fake reviews after another poke by UK’s CMA – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-12T02:13:31+00:00 April 12th, 2021|Competition and Markets Authority, Europe, Facebook, fake reviews, Instagram, Policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Facebook has removed 16,000 groups that were trading fake reviews on its platform after another intervention by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority [...]

30 11, 2019

European parliament’s NationBuilder contract under investigation by data regulator – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-30T17:59:24+00:00 November 30th, 2019|Europe, european parliament, european union, Facebook, France, General Data Protection Regulation, General Election, Government, law, nationbuilder, personal data, Policy, Privacy, privacy policy, Social, social media, Uncategorized, United Kingdom|

Europe’s lead data regulator has issued its first ever sanction of an EU institution — taking enforcement action against the European parliament over [...]

13 10, 2019

Why each Libra member’s mutiny hurts Facebook – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-13T17:13:48+00:00 October 13th, 2019|Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, eBay, eCommerce, Facebook, Government, Libra, Libra Association, mastercard, Payments, PayPal, Policy, Startups, stripe, TC, Uncategorized, visa|

There’s a strategic cost to the defection of Visa, Stripe, eBay, and more from the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra Association. They’re not just names [...]

4 10, 2019

Zuckerberg says Facebook will sue to stop EU’s global content takedowns – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-04T17:06:20+00:00 October 4th, 2019|Apps, encryption, Facebook, Facebook Policy, Government, Mark Zuckerberg, Mobile, Policy, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Facebook plans to challenge Europe’s top court, which today ruled that EU countries can order Facebook to globally remove content that violates local [...]

27 09, 2019

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-27T05:01:25+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Adyen, Amazon, APPLE, ASML, AT&T, Column, Creative-Commons, eCommerce, eqt ventures, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, Google, Government, gp bullhound, Media, Microsoft, online advertising, Policy, Privacy, SaaS, sap, Social, spotify, Startups, U.S. government, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 18 hours Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner [...]