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German watchdog will reportedly order Facebook to stop gathering some data - CNET

5 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The Federal Cartel Office is concerned about data sharing with third-party apps.
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Danish regulators go after Bitcoin trader's unpaid tax

Danish regulators go after Bitcoin trader's unpaid tax

5 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Cryptocurrency traders in Denmark will be facing increased scrutiny. It comes after the country's tax agency was granted permission to begin collecting data relating to cryptocurrency trades made through three exchanges between 2016 and 2018. A statement published on the agency's website says this is the first time the Tax Authority has been granted access to this information. As a result, exchanges will need to provide information including traders' names, addresses, total trade amount made in fiat and virtual currency, fees paid, and personal tax numbers. However, the information sharing...
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German antitrust bods set to bark at Facebook over data collection

German antitrust bods set to bark at Facebook over data collection

5 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Mark Zuckerberg gefällt das nicht
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Germany looks to restrict Facebook's data collection

Germany looks to restrict Facebook's data collection

5 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Facebook is facing increasing scrutiny over the way it handles user data, with regulators in Germany hoping to legally restrict the scope of Facebook's data collection practices through third-party apps. Only last month, it emerged that various third party companies - like Netflix, Spotify and Apple - were given access to huge swathes of Facebook's user data , and could even "read, write, and delete users' private messages". Last year too, we reported on how the Facebook-owned WhatsApp was sharing user's payment information with its parent company. According the Bild am Sonntag , Germany's...
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