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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Mark Zuckerberg has been summoned to appear before an “international grand committee” of Canadian and UK MPs to discuss fake news on November 27   —  Two separate parliamentary committees, in the UK and Canada, have issued an unprecedented international joint summons for Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them.
Oct 31, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
The European Parliament adopts a resolution calling for an EU audit of Facebook's data protection and user security protocols   —  The European Parliament has called for a full audit of Facebook following a string of data breach scandals — including the Cambridge Analytica affair.
Oct 25, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Tim Cook attacks the “data industrial complex” and calls for comprehensive US privacy laws in speech at conference on data protection and privacy in Brussels   —  Apple's CEO Tim Cook has joined the chorus of voices warning that data itself is being weaponized again people and societies …
Oct 24, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Barcelona-based business travel management platform TravelPerk raises $44M Series C, after raising a $21M Series B six months ago   —  Only six months ago Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21M Series B, off the back of strong momentum for a software as a service platform designed to take a Slack …
Oct 16, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo says it reached ~30M daily searches, up 50% YoY, after taking seven years to reach 10M/day   —  Some nice momentum for privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo which has just announced it's hit 30 million daily searches a year after reaching 20M — a year-on-year increase of 50%.
Oct 12, 2018, 6:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Analysis of the top 2,000 websites visited by EU and US residents shows ad trackers per page dropped 4% for EU users after GDPR and rose by 8%+ for US users   —  An analysis of the impact of Europe's new data protection framework, GDPR, on the adtech industry suggests the regulation has reduced …
Oct 10, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Interview with EU's data protection supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, on GDPR, the rising tide of privacy-focused legislation around the world, and more   —  First GDPR fines coming this year is just the start, says data protection supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli
Oct 4, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Facebook, Google, Twitter, and others sign up to the EU's Code of Practice, a form of voluntary self-regulation aimed at curbing the spread of fake news   —  The European Union's executive body has signed up tech platforms and ad industry players to a voluntary Code of Practice aimed at trying …
Sep 26, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
France says it received 3,767 privacy complaints since GDPR debuted, up 64% YoY, as UK ICO says complaints more than doubled to 6,281 from May 25 to July 3   —  Another European data protection agency has reported a sharp rise in the numbers of complaints since the EU updated …
Sep 25, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
European Court of Human Rights rules that some aspects of a former UK mass surveillance regime, including bulk data collection, violated human rights law   —  In another blow to the UK government's record on bulk data handling for intelligence purposes the European Court of Human Rights …
Sep 13, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context

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