Tag: Regulations and Compliance

  • EU launches investigations of Alphabet, Apple and Meta

    EU launches investigations of Alphabet, Apple and Meta

    In September 2023, the E.U. designated six internet “gatekeepers” as the first companies required to be in compliance with the Digital Markets Act. The deadline for compliance passed earlier this month and Alphabet, Apple and Meta have been identified as subjects of the first probes for non-compliance. Asked about the speed with which the E.U.…

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  • DOJ lays siege to Apple’s walled garden

    DOJ lays siege to Apple’s walled garden

    The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that it is suing Apple for illegally monopolizing the smartphone market to the detriment of consumers, competitors, developers and others. The suit focuses on Apple’s resistance to cross-platform messaging, the lack of compatibility between iPhones and non-Apple smartwatches, barring developers from connecting the tap-to-pay feature with alternative digital…

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  • Goodbye to cookies: Digital advertising’s leap in the dark

    Goodbye to cookies: Digital advertising’s leap in the dark

    Can it be that it was all so simple then? Mozilla deprecated third-party cookies in its Firefox browser in 2018; Apple did the same for Safari in 2019. In January 2020 Google announced it would deprecate cookies in the Chrome browser, and here we are, more than four years later. Deprecation has been postponed again…

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  • Google sued for $2.27 billion by European publishers

    Google sued for $2.27 billion by European publishers

    Google is facing a $2.27 billion lawsuit by 32 media groups claiming that the company’s digital advertising practices have led to financial losses. The publishers, including Axel Springer and Schibsted, are based in various countries across Europe, such as Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, and…

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  • EU Digital Services Act now applies to all but the smallest businesses

    EU Digital Services Act now applies to all but the smallest businesses

    This post was originally published on this site The European Union’s Digital Services Act, aimed […]

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