Category: Privacy & Compliance

Huawei could be cut off completely from chip access

Huawei could be cut off completely from chip access

The Trump and Biden administrations banned the export of US chips and technology to Huawei, with the restrictions being adjusted multiple times since the initial ban in 2019. Currently, the Biden administration is reportedly tightening the restrictions even further, with The Financial Times sugg... Read more

date20 hours ago
Intel reveals it may have to pay EU antitrust fine from 2009

Intel reveals it may have to pay EU antitrust fine from 2009

The chip maker got one of the EC's findings quashed, but a second complaint against the company is still on appeal. Intel is has not quite escaped the long arm of European Union antitrust regulators, even after the bloc’s second-highest court squashed a 1.06 billion euro fine against the US te... Read more

date2 days ago
German competition office initiates proceeding against PayPal

German competition office initiates proceeding against PayPal

The German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) announced that it has initiated a proceeding against PayPal Europe on account of practices possibly suppressing competitors and restricting price competition. Specifically, the proceeding deals with PayPal’s 'rules about surcharging' and the “presentati... Read more

date9 days ago
Meta to centralize user settings across all apps

Meta to centralize user settings across all apps

The Accounts Center will hold all relative user settings across all Meta platforms. This week Facebook parent Meta announced that it’s centralizing various user settings across its apps, including Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. Various account settings will be moved to Meta’s 'Accounts C... Read more

date13 days ago
Irish DPC slammed for allegedly failing to fine Meta enough

Irish DPC slammed for allegedly failing to fine Meta enough

The European Center for Digital Rights (noyb) claims the Irish authorities fined Meta only a fraction of what they should have. Noyb issued a letter to the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) this week sharply criticizing the privacy agency for "letting Meta off the hook". The non-profit is r... Read more

date13 days ago
Comply with EU rules or prepare for a ban, Breton warns TikTok CEO

Comply with EU rules or prepare for a ban, Breton warns TikTok CEO

Chinese social media company TikTok could be banned from the European Union if it doesn't do more to comply with EU legislation before September, according to the top official overseeing the EU's internal market. Commissioner Thierry Breton warned TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew that the company needs t... Read more

date13 days ago
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