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EU privacy law heralds new era in online data protection

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

BRUSSELS - New European privacy regulations that go into effect on Friday will force companies to be more attentive to how they handle customer data, while bringing consumers...
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EU's new data protection rules come into effect

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The European Union's new data protection laws came into effect on Friday, with Brussels saying the changes will protect consumers from being like "people naked in an aquarium".
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Rush to comply with new EU data law

15 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Companies made a last-minute rush Thursday to comply with new European Union data protection laws that Brussels says will protect consumers from being like "people naked in an...
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EU parliament gets Facebook answers after Zuckerberg meeting

20 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

BRUSSELS - The European Parliament distributed on Thursday what it called a first set of written replies from Facebook to oral questions put by lawmakers to CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
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People are openly speculating to Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook's crises will totally destroy his legacy

People are openly speculating to Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook's crises will totally destroy his legacy

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by European lawmakers in Brussels during his tour of Europe this week. As well as asking the Facebook CEO about his handling of the Cambridge...
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Facebook suggests no compensation for European users affected by data breach

1 day ago   |   Reuters

BRUSSELS - Facebook is unlikely to compensate the 2.7 million European users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica because sensitive...
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Facebook suggests no compensation for European users affected by data breach

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

BRUSSELS - Facebook is unlikely to compensate the 2.7 million European users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica because sensitive...
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'Christ, this guy has the fate of European democracy in his hands': Lawmakers are worried Mark Zuckerberg still doesn't understand Facebook's massive power

'Christ, this guy has the fate of European democracy in his hands': Lawmakers are worried Mark Zuckerberg still doesn't understand Facebook's massive power

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Mark Zuckerberg appeared before European lawmakers on Tuesday to explain his company's privacy scandals, its attitude toward regulation, and its role in election...
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Zuckerberg didn't make any friends in Europe today

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Speaking in front of EU lawmakers today Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg namechecked the GDPR's core principles of “control, transparency and accountability” - claiming his...
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Facebook face-off: EU gets little news from Zuckerberg

2 days ago   |   Reuters   |   15 articles

BRUSSELS - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sailed through a grilling from EU lawmakers about the social network's data policies as lengthy questions left the 34-year-old American...
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