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Apple fined billions for disadvantaging music streamers

Apple fined billions for disadvantaging music streamers

Update 3:25 p.m. - Spotify's response. The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union (EU), has fined Apple 1.8 billion euros. The company allegedly unfairly hindered other music streaming service providers on its platform. For example, they could not inform users about cheaper... Read more

date3 months ago
‘EU preparing a 500 million euro Apple fine’

‘EU preparing a 500 million euro Apple fine’

Apple faces a fine of about 500 million euros in early March. EU policymakers would like to punish Apple for allegedly anticompetitive behaviour in offering music services. The antitrust notice was filed by Spotify in 2019, alleging that iPhone users are not getting informed about alternative st... Read more

date3 months ago
Will the Intel case change the European antitrust?

Will the Intel case change the European antitrust?

In a non-binding opinion, a European Court of Justice lawyer argues in Intel's favour. There would be too little evidence to sue Intel for unfair competition. The case may have implications for future European antitrust cases. Intel has been at odds with the European Commission over an antitrus... Read more

date4 months ago
‘Meta could face record fine for GDPR violation’

‘Meta could face record fine for GDPR violation’

Ireland's privacy regulator Data Protection Commission is potentially going to impose a record fine of more than €746 million euros on Meta. The fine is due to a violation of GDPR regulations, Bloomberg reports. The tech giant faces the possible fine for unlawfully transferring user data to th... Read more

date1 year ago
‘Right to claim damages for GDPR violations has no minimum’

‘Right to claim damages for GDPR violations has no minimum’

The European Court of Justice says there is no minimum for non-material damages for violations of GDPR rules. The statement is a setback for many tech companies. GDPR legislation was introduced in 2018. Since then, almost every website has featured a cookie statement on the first visit. Companie... Read more

date1 year ago
Ericsson pleads guilty to federal bribery, will pay a $206M fine

Ericsson pleads guilty to federal bribery, will pay a $206M fine

The decision comes after the Swedish company violated a 2019 deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DoJ). The company was found to have withheld evidence involving misconduct in several foreign states and failed to provide prompt and sufficient information regarding... Read more

date1 year ago
Ireland fines Meta for 500 million user data breach

Ireland fines Meta for 500 million user data breach

Meta received a €265 million fine from the Irish Data Protection Commission. According to the regulator, the tech giant took insufficient measures to prevent a data breach between 2018 and 2019. The personal data of more than 500 million Facebook users ended up on the street. The data was pub... Read more

date2 years ago
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