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Facebook Says EU Antitrust Probe Invades Employee Privacy
2020-07-28 10:25

Facebook on Monday said it is asking EU courts to review "Exceptionally broad" requests by antitrust regulators there that would scoop up employees' personal information. The US-based internet colossus maintained it has been cooperating with a European Commission antitrust investigation and will continue to do so, but that the wording of commission requests casts a net so wide it will haul in Facebook employees' private messages and more.

German Antitrust Office Restricts Facebook Data Processing
2019-02-07 12:48

Facebook Must Obtain Consent to Combine User Data From Different SourcesGermany's competition authority, the Bundeskartellamt, has prohibited Facebook from combining user data from different...

EU Antitrust Officials Probe Thales, Gemalto Merger
2018-07-23 18:31

The European Union said Monday it has launched an anti-trust investigation into the planned purchase by French aerospace and defence group Thales of SIM manufacturer Gemalto. read more

Google hit with $5.1b fine in EU’s Android antitrust case
2018-07-19 11:10

This could mean the end of free Android. In the meantime, Google plans to appeal.

EU Fines Google Record $5 Billion in Android Antitrust Case
2018-07-18 13:18

Google has been hit by a record-breaking $5 billion antitrust fine by the European Union regulators for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system and thwarting competitors....

EU Antitrust Regulators Fine Qualcomm $1.2 Billion Over Apple Deal
2018-01-25 09:03

The antitrust fine has hit Qualcomm badly. The European Commission has levied a fine of €997 Million, approximately $1.2 Billion, against U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. for violating antitrust laws...

Kaspersky Withdraws Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft (InfoRiskToday)
2017-08-14 18:48

Microsoft Says It Will Be More Accommodating to Third-Party Anti-VirusKaspersky Lab says it will withdraw antitrust complaints it filed against Microsoft over how Windows handles third-party...

Kaspersky Withdraws Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft (InfoRiskToday)
2017-08-11 16:33

Microsoft Says It Will Be More Accommodating to Third-Party Anti-VirusKaspersky Lab says it will withdraw antitrust complaints it filed against Microsoft over how Windows handles third-party...

Kaspersky Withdraws Antitrust Suits Against Microsoft (InfoRiskToday)
2017-08-11 12:33

Microsoft Says It Will Be More Accommodating to Third-Party Anti-VirusKaspersky Lab says it will withdraw antitrust complaints it filed against Microsoft over how Windows handles third-party...

Google Hit With $2.7 Billion Antitrust Fine (Threatpost)
2017-06-27 19:50

Claiming the company abused its dominance as a search engine to push its shopping service, search giant Google was hit with a hefty $2.7 billion fine this week.