Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

By |maj 11th, 2020|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, platforms, social media, Technology|

The European Commission is to contract a study on the gatekeeping, or market-dominating, power of digital platforms in a bid to gather evidence which could feed into the upcoming Digital Services Act, documents seen by EURACTIV reveal.

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Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

By |maj 11th, 2020|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, platforms, social media, Technology|

The European Commission is to contract a study on the gatekeeping, or market-dominating, power of digital platforms in a bid to gather evidence which could feed into the upcoming Digital Services Act, documents seen by EURACTIV reveal.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

Irish data authority ‘concerned’ with sharing of illness data with Google and Facebook 

By |april 6th, 2020|data protection, Facebook, Google, Health, News, Privacy|

A report from the Irish data protection watchdog has said that health organisations in the country could be sharing sensitive data about a user's illness with tech platforms such as Google or Facebook.

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Big tech could do better at protecting the environment

By |marec 17th, 2020|Amazon, Apple, Climate Change, Data Centres, digital giants, environment, Facebook, France, GAFAM, Google, Microsoft, News|

Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, known as 'GAFAM' in France, say they are protecting the environment, but that's not the point. Partly responsible for the carbon impact of digital technology, these multinationals are mainly trying to mini...

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Google says it is developing a nationwide coronavirus website

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, Google, News|

Alphabet’s Google said on Saturday (14 March) that it was working with the U.S. government to develop a nationwide website that would help Americans with questions about coronavirus symptoms, risk factors and testing.

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EU alert triggered after coronavirus disinformation campaign

By |marec 4th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, coronavirus, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Microsoft, News, Twitter, Věra Jourová|

An EU instrument designed to monitor serious cases of disinformation has been triggered following a series of online campaigns surrounding the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has confirmed, in what could be the first time the EU's ...

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Google confirms plans to move UK users’ accounts outside EU jurisdiction

By |februar 20th, 2020|data protection, GDPR, Google, News|

Google is planning to move its British users' accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under US jurisdiction instead, the company confirmed late on Wednesday (19 February).

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Google users in UK to lose EU data protection – sources

By |februar 19th, 2020|EU, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, News, UK|

Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead, sources said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Google users in UK to lose EU data protection – sources

Google vs EU: a decade-long saga goes to court

By |februar 12th, 2020|Competition policy, European Court of Justice, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News|

Google and the EU have a big day in court Wednesday (12 February) as the search engine giant enters a new phase of a legal saga that began a decade ago.

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Google’s holiday rental service under fire as 40 rivals urge EU antitrust action

By |februar 11th, 2020|Antitrust, EU, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News|

Alphabet unit Google faces the risk of more EU antitrust problems after 40 rivals on both sides of the Atlantic accused it of favouring its own vacation rental service on its search engine and urged European Union enforcers to take action.

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