Writes $39.9 million cheque
Google will pay Washington State $39.9 million to resolve a lawsuit accusing the Alphabet unit of misleading consumers about its location tracking practices.
Apple sued for not providing good enough privacy. Users complain that the company told them it was brilliant.
The Fruity cargo cult Apple is in hot water for not providing users with the privacy it claimed.
Take your nasty 'amburger eating cookies out of our sight
France's privacy watchdog has decided not to surrender to the software king of the world Microsoft and fined the outfit €60 million for dropping advertising cookies in users' computers without their explicit consent in violation of data protection laws in the European Union.
Turns out that it might just be an excuse to spy on everyone
The European Commission’s plan to combat child sexual abuse material online is already raising privacy concerns.
EU watchdog barks
European Union competition chief Margrethe Vestager said that Apple shouldn't use privacy and security concerns to stifle competition on the App Store.
Advertisers up in arms
The French competition bureau has received complaints from publishers and advertising firms alleging that Apple is busting their collective asses.
Council of Europe warns
A report published today by the Council of Europe identifies a number of shortcomings in the protection of privacy and personal data in some of the legal and technical measures adopted by governments to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discovered it was breaking GDPR
Software King of the World Microsoft is updating the privacy provisions of its commercial cloud contracts after European regulators found its deals with European Union institutions failed to protect data in line with EU law.
Data breach after hacking
British Airways is facing a record fine of £183 million for last year's breach of its security systems. from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).