Australia’s competition regulator accused Google of misleading consumers in order to gain access to more of their personal data and is seeking a fine. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said Alphabet’s Google didn’t explicitly get consent or properly inform users of changes to how it gathered data in 2016, combing personal data from Google accounts and browsing from non-Google...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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