privacy

Amazon Helped Create the Invasion of Privacy Jeff Bezos Now Protests

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos launched a tirade against the invasion of his privacy, last week, after the National Enquirer reportedly obtained private images of the billionaire. Bezos’ company Amazon, however, helped create the culture of invasion of privacy he now protests.

Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association's Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

German Antitrust Regulator Cracks Down on Facebook User Data Collection

Germany’s antitrust regulator, the Bundeskartellamt, is cracking down on Facebook over its collection of user data. The agency promises, “Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically unrestricted collection and assigning of non-Facebook data.”

Zuckerberg to face pressure on taxes in meeting with Macron

AT&T Pledges to Stop Selling Customer Location Data

AT&T will reportedly stop selling the location data of its customers to third parties, following reports this week which indicated the data was ending up “in the possession of unauthorized individuals.”

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WSJ: Google Will Probably Never Have to ‘Forget’ You

An article from the Wall Street Journal notes that advisers to the European Union’s top court have suggested that Google shouldn’t be forced to apply the E.U.’s “right to be forgotten” rules outside the E.U.

In this photo illustration the Google logo is reflected in the eye of a girl on February 3, 2008 in London, England. Financial experts continue to evaluate the recent Microsoft $44.6 billion (?22.4 billion) offer for Yahoo and the possible impact on Internet market currently dominated by Google. (Photo by …