EU court rejects WhatsApp’s challenge against EDPB
The European Court of Justice has rejected WhatsApp's challenge to reverse a previous judgment.
The European Court of Justice deemed WhatsApp's appeal of a decision by the European Data Protection Board to be inappropriate in a statement issued on Wednesday.
In 2021, the Irish Data Protection... Read more
European regulators seek to redefine limits on market power
The proposed market definition regulations mark the first revision of the rules since 1997.
EU regulators announced that they intend to issue an update to the Commission's 'Market Definition Notice', a set of guidelines that regulators use to determine a company's relative power to control the m... Read more
European or not, ensure your AI business clings to EU Data Laws
As the world moves toward a new age defined by machine learning and artificial intelligence, the very basis of numerous modern tech is being scrutinized by policymakers.
Data is essential to refine any cutting-edge technology and will grow significantly as we develop more advanced ML, and AI mod... Read more
Meta lawyer compares EU to fishing trawler in antitrust litigation
As EU antitrust regulators examine Meta’s online marketplace and data practices, the company has likened the investigation to a fishing trawler.
Regulators at the European Commission are investigating Meta’s business activities for violations of antitrust laws, receiving over one million doc... Read more
Intel provides more details on EU Mega Fab project
Tech giant Intel has finally unveiled long-awaited plans to build a state-of-the-art project called Mega Fab for manufacturing complex chipsets in the EU.
Intel and EU's top brass concluded a win-win agreement on Tuesday, revealing the long-awaited plans to build a first-of-a-kind microchip fact... Read more
EU lawmaker says US tech giants should be regulated in the countries where they are based
US tech giants like Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon should be regulated by the EU country they are based in, under proposed EU rules, according to top lawmakers. The stance pushes back efforts by some European countries to broaden the act’s reach.
We can only assume that the tech giants are... Read more
Google counters EU antitrust fine in European Court this week
Google is going to court this week in an attempt to reverse a monumental $5 billion European Union fine imposed on it. The bloc also gave an antitrust order which aimed at the search giant's ability to generate revenue.
The hearing will go on for five days at the EU’s General Court in Luxembou... Read more
US announces tech council for creation of new trade rules
The European Union and the United States are all set to announce a trade and technology initiative to counter China’s rising influence. The joint council will also devise new standards for emerging technologies.
The goals of this initiative
Europe and the U.S. are ready to announce a collec... Read more
EU to regulate high-risk AI apps, with fines of 4% of global revenue
According to a leaked draft of the artificial intelligence regulations envisioned by the European Union’s lawmakers, fines could reach up to 4%of global annual revenue (or €20 million if greater) for prohibited use-cases.
The regulation is expected to be delivered this week. The plan to regu... Read more
EU’s watchdog backs proposed DMA and DSA laws to curb big tech
On Wednesday, the European Union's watchdog, EDPS, supported the region's plan to curb the power held by US tech giants that include, Alphabet's Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. The plan includes new tough rules and suggestions to include more safeguards to boost consumers' privacy rights.
T... Read more