The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be the biggest overhaul of global privacy rules in over 20 years: EU citizens receive sweeping new powers over how their data can be collected, used and stored, and it will affect laws worldwide by imposing hefty fines for non-compliance

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Big tech dominance is prompting calls for rethinking of decades old US antitrust laws focusing on consumer protection, like EU’s start with €2.4B Google fine (Nitasha Tiku/Wired)

Nitasha Tiku / Wired: Big tech dominance is prompting calls for rethinking of decades old US antitrust laws focusing on consumer protection, like EU’s start

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EU’s top court: luxury brands can impose contractual conditions that stop retailers from selling on web platforms, like Amazon or eBay, to protect brand image (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: EU’s top court: luxury brands can impose contractual conditions that stop retailers from selling on web platforms, like Amazon or eBay, to

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Intel’s appeal in eight-year fight against $1.26B antitrust fine has to be reexamined by a lower tribunal, EU’s top court rules (Stephanie Bodoni/Bloomberg)

Stephanie Bodoni / Bloomberg: Intel’s appeal in eight-year fight against $ 1.26B antitrust fine has to be reexamined by a lower tribunal, EU’s top court

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