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Where to watch Zuckerberg’s meeting with EU MEPs on Tuesday – TechCrunch

Where to watch Zuckerberg’s meeting with EU MEPs on Tuesday – TechCrunch The Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with elected representatives of the European Union’s ~500 million citizens will be livestreamed after all, it was confirmed today. MEPs had been angered by the original closed door format of the meeting, …

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Zuckerberg will meet with European parliament in private next week – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg will meet with European parliament in private next week – TechCrunch Who says privacy is dead? Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to take European parliamentarians’ questions about how his platform impacts the privacy of hundreds of millions of European citizens — but only behind closed doors. Where no one …

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Facebook faces fresh criticism over ad targeting of sensitive interests – TechCrunch

Facebook faces fresh criticism over ad targeting of sensitive interests – TechCrunch Is Facebook trampling over laws that regulate the processing of sensitive categories of personal data by failing to ask people for their explicit consent before it makes sensitive inferences about their sex life, religion or political beliefs? Or …

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Brexit data transfer gaps a risk for UK startups, MPs told – TechCrunch

Brexit data transfer gaps a risk for UK startups, MPs told – TechCrunch The uncertainty facing digital businesses as a result of Brexit was front and center during a committee session in the UK parliament today, with experts including the UK’s information commissioner responding to MPs’ questions about how and …

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Unroll.me to close to EU users saying it can’t comply with GDPR – TechCrunch

Unroll.me to close to EU users saying it can’t comply with GDPR – TechCrunch Put on your best unsurprised face: Unroll.me, a company that has, for years, used the premise of ‘free’ but not very useful ’email management’ services to gain access to people’s email inboxes in order to data-mine …

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Facebook is still falling short on privacy, says German minister – TechCrunch

Facebook is still falling short on privacy, says German minister – TechCrunch Germany’s justice minister has written to Facebook calling for the platform to implement an internal “control and sanction mechanism” to ensure third-party developers and other external providers are not able to misuse Facebook data — calling for it …

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Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers – TechCrunch

Google accused of using GDPR to impose unfair terms on publishers – TechCrunch A group of European and international publishers have accused Google of using an incoming update to the European Union’s data protection framework to try to push “draconian” new terms on them in exchange for continued access to …

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What we learned from Facebook’s latest data misuse grilling – TechCrunch

What we learned from Facebook’s latest data misuse grilling – TechCrunch Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer has just undergone almost five hours of often forensic and frequently awkward questions from members of a UK parliament committee that’s investigating online disinformation, and whose members have been further fired up by misinformation they claim …

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Snap to change how Snap Map operates in Europe ahead of GDPR – TechCrunch

Snap to change how Snap Map operates in Europe ahead of GDPR – TechCrunch Snapchat is making changes to the information it collects about under-16s in Europe as it works to comply with an update to the EU’s data protection rules. The changes could see its location tracking Snap Map …

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WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16 in Europe ahead of GDPR – TechCrunch

WhatsApp raises minimum age to 16 in Europe ahead of GDPR – TechCrunch Tech giants are busy updating their T&Cs ahead of the EU’s incoming data protection framework, GDPR. Which is why, for instance, Facebook-owned Instagram is suddenly offering a data download tool. You can thank European lawmakers for being …

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