1. AlphaAtlas

    Google Slapped With $57 Million GDPR Fine

    According to a press release from CNIL, France's data protection authority, Google was just hit with a 50 Million Euro (or $57 Million USD) fine for "lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalization." The organization says that Google's...
  2. cageymaru

    Tech Corporations to Testify Before the US Senate About Data Privacy Practices

    Representatives from multiple internet based businesses and ISPs are scheduled to testify about their consumer data privacy practices before the U.S. Senate. This is being done so that lawmakers can eventually draft new laws to protect consumer data privacy. "U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)...
  3. FrgMstr

    Brave Privacy Browser Going After Google

    The guys over at the Brave browser, are looking to pull the EU's GDPR strings and cut into the way Google works. Brave is telling us that Google is violating the GDPR rules for how personal data is collected and processed in that it is not properly secure, and is also being used without...
  4. DooKey

    Google and Facebook are Already Accused of Breaking GDPR Laws

    Privacy group is accusing Google, Facebook, and others of utilizing forced consent after the General Data Protection Regulation went into effect at midnight. They say accounts are getting blocked if the user doesn't agree to the use of their data. Seeing as this is the EU, and they like...