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Democrats have reportedly drawn up plans to slap big tech firms with privacy laws similar to GDPR in the EU
In a document obtained by Axios, Democratic senator Mark Warner outlined ways of introducing more regulation for big tech companies in the US. Warner suggests that making laws similar to the EU's GDPR regulations could be one way of improving privacy rules.
Facebook has seen a decline in users for the first time in its history. Any decline is significant and bad news for a company generally considered to be a rocket ship of growth. But what should cause some alarm is where the decline happened — because it's only going to get worse.
Silicon Valley made a big deal about obeying GDPR, but a study shows the policies of firms like Facebook are ‘vague’ and ‘insufficie...
A new study from a European consumer group has found that tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon, are falling short of properly obeying new EU privacy rules.
‘Europe will become a digital backwater’: there’s a new war over online privacy and metadata in Europe right now
ePrivacy has the potential to have a bigger impact than GDPR because it places controls on the metadata that companies collect.
EU privacy watchdog: Big tech firms are ‘blackmailing’ users into agreeing with their new data terms
Giovanni Buttarelli said that his office will examine tech firms' take-it-or-leave-it approach to data consent, which are already the subject of a complaint by Austrian data activist Max Schrems.
Instagram is asking all its European users to agree to its updated terms and conditions, and anyone who goes through it might notice one strange update: The company is tracking the way you tap and scroll through the app.
Mark Zuckerberg said the ‘vast majority’ of people actively opt into one of Facebook’s most invasive features
This is the week that Facebook ought to be dreading, when European legislation gives millions of its users the power to say "No thanks" to the social network's most invasive data gathering features. But according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, most people don't care.
Why is everyone updating their privacy policies?
The true impact of the Cambridge Analytica scandal is yet to be revealed. Facebook says 'intense media coverage' and GDPR could hurt user growth and revenue.