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Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists? – TechCrunch

The German Federal Cartel Office’s decision to order Facebook to change how it processes users’ personal data this week is a sign the antitrust tide could at last be turning against platform power. One European Commission…

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Facebook warned over privacy risks of merging messaging platforms – TechCrunch

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in Europe has asked the company for an “urgent briefing” regarding plans to integrate the underlying infrastructure of its three social messaging platforms. In a statement posted to its website…


Everything you need to know about Facebook, Google’s app scandal – TechCrunch

Facebook and Google landed in hot water with Apple this week after two investigations by TechCrunch revealed the misuse of internal-only certificates — leading to their revocation, which led to a day of downtime at…


Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch

AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security…


Privacy campaigner Schrems slaps Amazon, Apple, Netflix, others with GDPR data access complaints – TechCrunch

European privacy campaigner Max Schrems has filed a fresh batch of strategic complaints at tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Spotify and YouTube. The complaints, filed via his nonprofit privacy and digital rights organization, noyb,…


This early GDPR adtech strike puts the spotlight on consent – TechCrunch

What does consent as a valid legal basis for processing personal data look like under Europe’s updated privacy rules? It may sound like an abstract concern but for online services that rely on things being…


Feds like cryptocurrencies and blockchain tech and so should antitrust agencies – TechCrunch

Thibault Schrepel Contributor Thibault Schrepel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Economic Law at Utrecht University and a reviewer at the Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy. While statements and position…


Google faces GDPR complaint over ‘deceptive’ location tracking – TechCrunch

A group of European consumer watchdogs has filed a privacy complaint against Google — arguing the company uses manipulative tactics in order to keep tracking web users’ locations for ad-targeting purposes. The consumer organizations are…


Facebook appeals UK data watchdog’s £500K Cambridge Analytica fine – TechCrunch

Facebook has said it will appeal a £500,000 penalty issued by the U.K.’s data watchdog this summer following a lengthy investigation into the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal. Facebook told the regulator an estimated one…


How a small French privacy ruling could remake adtech for good – TechCrunch

A ruling in late October against a little known French adtech firm that popped up on the national data watchdog’s website earlier this month, is causing ripples of excitement to run through privacy watchers in…