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Apple Sued for Allegedly Collecting iPhone User Data Despite Privacy Settings

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Apple has recently been sued for failing to meet its user privacy obligations. Plaintiff Julie Cima filed the case in Northern California District Court, claiming that Apple is gathering data from iPhone users even though the devices are...
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Google Forced to Allow Third-Party Payment Methods and Search Engine Choices in India

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As part of a judgement by India's antitrust commission, Google will enable Android app and game developers to provide third-party payment options beginning next month. When setting up a new Android phone or tablet, customers can...
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WhatsApp Fined €5.5 Million by Irish Data Protection Commission for Violating EU Privacy Laws

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The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Meta Corporation's subsidiary WhatsApp €5.5 million ($5.95 million) for breaking EU data protection regulations.  The fine was imposed following a complaint submitted in 2018 by a German citizen who was...
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Meta Pays $725 Million to Settle Privacy Lawsuit Related to Cambridge Analytica

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Meta has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a longstanding class action lawsuit over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The $725 million settlement is the largest amount Meta has agreed to pay to settle a private...
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Microsoft Fined €60 Million by French Authorities for Misuse of Advertising Cookies

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French authorities ordered US tech giant Microsoft to pay €60 million ($64 million) after being found guilty of violating local regulations. The country's privacy watchdog, the National Commission for Technology and Liberties (CNIL), imposed a fine...
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Epic Games Agrees to Pay $520 Million Settlement for Violating Children’s Online Privacy and...

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Epic Games, the developer behind the popular game Fortnite, has agreed to pay a record $520 million settlement to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for violating minors' privacy online and inducing players to make...
Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard

FTC Files A Lawsuit Against Microsoft And Will Try To Block The Purchase Of...

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States will challenge the gaming industry's largest takeover — the authority wants to block Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard. The FTC formally filed a lawsuit against Microsoft...
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21 Million Users Sued Google Due To The Anti-Competitive Policy Of Google Play

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More Americans are uniting against Google in court due to the company's monopoly — 21 million users from 17 states have filed a class-action lawsuit against Google due to the vendor's violation of antitrust laws regarding...