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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...

Privacy Vestager to combine digital and competition in new EC

Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager will add responsibility for the digital market when the new European ... side of large technology companies – and a champion of data privacy....

Privacy Facebook on the hook as states launch competition, privacy probe

A coalition of states attorneys general is joining the fray, as they work together to launch yet another antitrust probe of Facebook, joining several investigations already in progress. "I’m ...

Privacy House Antitrust Panel Sets Hearing on Privacy and Competition

The House panel probing Big Tech over antitrust concerns will hold a hearing Sept. 12 on the impact of data and privacy on competition in the digital marketplace. The committee will hear from ...

Privacy Apple's privacy rules stifle competition, say developers

The group also notes that Apple's growing moves into internet services increases the need for an "even playing field" for potential competitors. Source: The Information, viewing a copy of the email.

Privacy Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: Bad for Privacy, Bad for Competition

Of course, Facebook will speak piously about privacy controls and its concern for the consumer, yet it will still figure out a way to sell the data or others who buy the data will figure it out ...

Privacy ‘Privacy is fluid, contextual and personal … interplay between privacy and competition is going to get much more complex’

An item on government’s agenda is to introduce a data protection law in India. Keith Enright, chief privacy officer at Google, speaks to Anam Ajmal about what privacy means in an increasingly ...

Privacy Using Competition Policy Tools To Improve Data Protection

Thus, “breaking up tech” - a competition policy tool - is thought to improve privacy and also to solve the problems of hate speech, disinformation campaigns and terrorist material on digital...

Privacy This Week on Capitol Hill: Data Privacy and Competition, Building the Cybersecurity Workforce, and Reducing Algorithmic Bias

Tuesday and Wednesday are the only busy days this week for tech and innovation hearings on Capitol Hill. In the U.S. House of Representatives, subcommittee hearings on Tuesday will explore ...

Privacy Open Data Leads to Competition

Securing access to non-personal and anonymised data: tackling the data barrier to entry for smaller and newer firms, while protecting privacy. The power of bulk data driving economies of scale and ...

Privacy Global Data Center Security Market Competition, Status and Forecast, Market Size by Players, Regions, Type, Application by 2023

On the other hand, expensive security solutions, data privacy aspects, substitute software solutions are the constraints hindering the market growth. Leading manufacturers of Data Center Security ...

Privacy FTC Task Force On Tech Industry Competition Will Incorporate Data Collection And Privacy Into Oversight

Competition considerations in how big tech companies handle personal data – the U.S. version. Bloomberg Law reports that following a number of actions by European Union competition authorities,...