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How Poland Is Losing Powerful Friends

How Poland Is Losing Powerful Friends

A Holocaust law is just the latest action by the Warsaw government to upset its allies.
Zuckerberg Summoned by U.K. Parliament as Data Firm Faces Searches

Zuckerberg Summoned by U.K. Parliament as Data Firm Faces Searches

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg may have to do a tour of European parliaments to appease lawmakers in the wake of allegations a British firm that helped Donald Trump win the 2016
Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook Crisis Reignites Washington’s Scrutiny of Social Networks

Facebook is struggling to respond to growing demands from Washington to explain how the personal data of millions of its users could be exploited by a consulting firm that helped Donald Trump win the
Zuckerberg Asked to Explain Himself in European Parliament

Zuckerberg Asked to Explain Himself in European Parliament

Mark Zuckerberg was urged to pack his bags for Europe to be grilled by European Union lawmakers in a re-run of his U.S. congressional testimony this week.
Zuckerberg Accepts EU Parliament Grilling Over Data Scandal

Zuckerberg Accepts EU Parliament Grilling Over Data Scandal

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to face a grilling from European Union lawmakers over how the data of as many as 2.7 million Europeans could have ended up in the hands
Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate

Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate

At a Facebook deletion center in Berlin, the agents, who work for a third-party firm, remove illegal hate speech from the social network.
GDPR Is Here: Mess Up and We'll Fine You, Says Privacy Chief

GDPR Is Here: Mess Up and We'll Fine You, Says Privacy Chief

From tech giant Facebook Inc. to libraries and schools, organizations are now subject to the world’s most far-reaching data privacy regulation in a crackdown aimed at protecting people from losing
Facebook Faces U.K. Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Inquiry

Facebook Faces U.K. Fine Over Cambridge Analytica Inquiry

Facebook Inc. could be fined a symbolic 500,000 pounds ($664,000) by the U.K.’s privacy regulator after the social network giant failed to prevent key user data falling into the hands of a political
Online platforms still not clear enough about hate speech takedowns: EC

Online platforms still not clear enough about hate speech takedowns: EC

In its latest monitoring report of a voluntary Code of Conduct on illegal hate speech, which platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube signed up to in Europe back in 2016, the European

Facebook agrees to clearer T&Cs in Europe

Facebook has agreed to amend its terms and conditions under pressure from EU lawmakers. The new terms will make it plain that free access to its service is contingent on users’ data being used to
Brussels Edition: Stuck in Limbo

Brussels Edition: Stuck in Limbo

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
A Guide to Where Leaders Stand in Horsetrading for Top EU Jobs

A Guide to Where Leaders Stand in Horsetrading for Top EU Jobs

For the first time in the European Union’s history the top jobs are being contested all at once, from who leads the European Central Bank to who heads its executive arm. It’s a complicated Rubik’s
Europe’s antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, set for expanded role in next Commission

Europe’s antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, set for expanded role in next Commission

As the antitrust investigations stack up on US tech giants’ home turf there’s no sign of pressure letting up across the pond. European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen today unveiled

Tech giants still not doing enough to fight fakes, says European Commission

It’s a year since the European Commission got a bunch of adtech giants together to spill ink on a voluntary Code of Practice to do something — albeit, nothing very quantifiable — as a first step to