Category: Privacy & Compliance

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

date16 days ago
Regulator fines WhatsApp €5.5 million for GDPR violation

Regulator fines WhatsApp €5.5 million for GDPR violation

Ireland's data protection authority slapped WhatsApp with a €5.5 million fine. The Meta subsidiary is accused of illegally processing personal data. Earlier this month, Meta was fined €390 million for years of GDPR violations. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) ruled that Meta used a... Read more

date17 days ago
Spotify joins media firms to call for EU action against Apple

Spotify joins media firms to call for EU action against Apple

Music streaming and media firms like Deezer and Spotify appealed to the European Commission to take action against Apple for unfair practices and anti-competitive behaviour. The appeal was sent as a joint industry letter on Wednesday. The letter to antitrust commissioner Margrethe Vestager deman... Read more

date17 days ago
Adobe refutes allegations of AI training through customer data

Adobe refutes allegations of AI training through customer data

Adobe does not use customer projects to train generative AI models, Chief Product Officer Scott Belsky said in a statement to Bloomberg. The company denies allegations of AI training through customer data. Generative AI models such as ChatGPT and Dall-E learn to create new materials by analyzin... Read more

date18 days ago
France plans mass surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics

France plans mass surveillance for Paris 2024 Olympics

France aims to expand its surveillance capabilities for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics by implementing real-time camera systems to detect suspicious behaviour, such as unsupervised luggage and potentially dangerous crowd movements. A law proposing temporary government powers will be voted on by ... Read more

date18 days ago
ExpertExpert talks EU Digital Sovereignty and the Cloud

EU Digital Sovereignty and the Cloud

All nations, organisations, and individuals are interconnected and interdependent, following almost a century of globalisation. One area where this rings especially true is the digital economy, which relies on American processors such as Intel or AMD, and chips from TSMC in Taiwan. The question of ... Read more

date18 days ago
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