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Privacy Facebook pays $9.5 million to end Competition Bureau's probe into privacy claims

TORONTO — Facebook will pay $9.5 million in a no-contest agreement with the Competition Bureau, which says the social media company made false or misleading claims about how much control Canadians...

Privacy Competition Bureau fines Facebook $9-million over data-privacy claims

Canada’s competiton watchdog found that Facebook’s privacy claims were not consistent with the way it shared personal data of users with some third-party developers ...

Privacy Facebook fined by Canada competition watchdog after privacy probe

Canada's competition watchdog said on Tuesday it had fined Facebook Inc C$9 million ($6.5 million) after an investigation found the social network made "misleading" claims about personal...

Privacy Amazon Competition, Data Privacy Top 2020 Ecommerce Priorities

“For example, personalization, ratings and reviews, user-generated content create lasting impressions that get shoppers to buy now and return for more.” Among survey respondents, 67% expressed...

Privacy PM Modi's roadmap to $5T economy: wealth creation, collaboration with private sector, fair competition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says the $5 trillion economic target for India will be reached through collaboration with the private sector, fair competition, wealth creation, and removal of archaic ...

Privacy Global Hosted Private Branch Exchange (PBX) Market 2019 - 2026 Driving Factors, Sales Volumes, Competition Analysis and SWOT Analysis

Global Hosted Private Branch Exchange (PBX) Market, a new addition to the catalog of Fior Markets, provides an overview of the current state of the market and its evolution. The report contains a ...

Privacy Competition watchdog probes complaint about political parties' data use

The centre has also filed complaints with the federal privacy commissioner, the B.C. information and privacy commissioner, the federal telecommunications regulator and Canada's elections commissioner.

Privacy Amazon, Flipkart to be probed for abuse of competition law

Bengaluru: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday ordered a probe into alleged competition law violations by Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart over ... deep discounting and...

Privacy Data Warehousing Market Study 2019-2025 - Amazon Web Services, Google, IBM, SAP, and Dell are Leading the Competition

DUBLIN, Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Data Warehousing Market 2019-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global data warehousing market is estimated to...

Privacy Is Apple Hiding Behind Strong Privacy While Undermining Competition?

At issue is iOS 13, which was released in September and includes much stronger protections around privacy, particularly with regards to location tracking. Users receive prompts when apps may be ...

Privacy New Directions in Privacy and Competition Policy

Orla and Peter Swire, whose seminal 2007 article showed how to consider privacy in merger reviews, focused the discussion on practical ways of combining the insights of each field. My focus on a...

Privacy DOJ issues latest warning to big tech: Data and privacy could be competition concerns

“Although privacy fits primarily within the realm of consumer protection law, it would be a grave mistake to believe that privacy concerns can never play a role in antitrust analysis,” Delrahim...

Privacy Facebook sold competition-quashing as a “privacy” move, leaked documents show

California, however, is conducting a privacy investigation. Further Reading Antitrust 101: Why everyone is probing Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google State Attorney General Xavier Becerra...

Privacy Google's Fitbit deal under fire amid competition and privacy concerns

Google and Fitbit expect the deal to face protracted regulatory review in light of the current political focus on competition and privacy issues in the tech industry, a person familiar with the ...

Privacy How a lack of competition in South Africa’s private health sector hurts consumers

In South Africa more people are admitted to ICU compared to eight other countries with comparable published data. The inquiry panel estimated that the country could save more than R2.7 billion – or...

Privacy Data privacy startup wins $50,000 in publicly-funded ‘Tech Fuel’ competition

a data protection and automatic redaction company, the winner. Started in 2018, the company received a $50,000 prize. The start-up uses artificial intelligence to automate redaction of sensitive ...

Privacy FTC’s Chopra Tells House Antitrust Panel Big Tech’s Data Practices Threaten Competition

“This raises serious questions about whether it is good for society for unrelenting data collection to be the key dimension on which companies are looking to out-compete one another.” The House ...

Privacy FTC official says data collection allows Big Tech to hurt competition

Personal data is powering the dominance of tech companies ... For example, earlier this year the FTC fined Facebook Inc $5 billion over online privacy. Chopra voted against that decision.

Privacy New Zealand's weather data shouldn't be a competition

Data sharing could jeopardise taxpayer-funded forecasting agency ... to generate revenue when they might be better serving the country by enabling the private sector to innovate. The United States ...

Privacy EU competition chief hints at new data rules for tech firms

Margrethe Vestager said Friday that while Europeans have control over their own data through the EU’s existing data privacy rules, they don’t address problems stemming from the way companies use...