Facebook: Legal

  • Senate launches inquiry into allegations of slanted Facebook Trending Topics

    … After the story broke of possible rigging in Facebook’s Trending Topics, with news being purposely swept under the rug in favor of promoting content of another agenda, Facebook has gotten itself into more hot water. Today, Gizmodo has followed up on the story, acknowledging that the US Senate Commerce Committee, a government entity responsible…

    Marketing Landin Social- 12 readers -
  • Facebook Told To Stop Tracking Non-Users Or Face Fines In France

    … France’s data protection authority, Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), has been one of the more aggressive in going after Google for alleged EU privacy violations. The regulator has turned it attention to Facebook and ordered it to comply with the French Data Protection Act or face fines. France and other EU privacy…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Social- 20 readers -
  • Safe Harbor Overthrow Creates New Data Purgatory For US, EU Companies

    … The SIINDA conference in Prague I attended concluded with a panel of European publishers and lawyers discussing a range of legal and regulatory issues now facing companies operating in Europe: taxation, competition but mostly the defeat of the current Safe Harbor data transfer agreement. On the panel were, Andriani Ferti, attorney, Clifford…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Pushes Back Against European Privacy Onslaught

    … Facing increasingly emboldened data protection regulators in Europe, and a recent judicial setback concerning cross-border data transfers, Facebook appears to be taking a more aggressive stance on privacy and digital identity. In multiple countries the company is both seeking to educate regulators and the public while using the courts to fight…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Social- 20 readers -
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