Facebook has been ordered to curb data collection practices in Germany after a ruling on Thursday that the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without consent.
Amazon is among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organisation Noyb, which cited their failure to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), on Friday began an investigation into a number of breach notifications received from the social networking site.
Consumer agencies in the Netherlands, Poland and five other European Union countries asked privacy regulators on Tuesday to take action against Google for allegedly tracking the movements of millions of users.
At least two U.S. states and two European Union member states are investigating a breach at Alphabet Inc’s Google that may have exposed private profile data of at least 500,000 users to hundreds of external developers.