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www.dw.com
4 days ago
EU data protection

Nigeria fines Meta $220 million over data violations DW 07/20/2024

Nigeria fined Meta $220 million for violating antitrust, data protection, and consumer rights laws. [ more ]
Exchangewire
2 months ago
Marketing

Digital Video Ad Spend to Grow 16% in 2024; UK Watchdog to Investigate Amazon and Microsoft's AI Relationships; Meta's Ad Tracking Under EU Scrutiny - ExchangeWire.com

Digital video ad spend to grow 16% in 2024, with social video and CTV seeing significant growth. UK watchdog investigates tech giants' AI relationships, EU scrutinizes Meta's ad tracking. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 days ago
EU data protection

Nigeria fines Meta $220 million over data violations DW 07/20/2024

Nigeria fined Meta $220 million for violating antitrust, data protection, and consumer rights laws. [ more ]
Exchangewire
2 months ago
Marketing

Digital Video Ad Spend to Grow 16% in 2024; UK Watchdog to Investigate Amazon and Microsoft's AI Relationships; Meta's Ad Tracking Under EU Scrutiny - ExchangeWire.com

Digital video ad spend to grow 16% in 2024, with social video and CTV seeing significant growth. UK watchdog investigates tech giants' AI relationships, EU scrutinizes Meta's ad tracking. [ more ]
moremeta
#live-nation
BKReader
2 months ago
Brooklyn

DOJ Sues to Break Up Live Nation, Ticketmaster to Lower Prices

Live Nation and Ticketmaster sued for monopolizing live events industry and harming consumers, artists, venues, and competitors. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 months ago
Law

DOJ Sets Sights On Trust Busting Ticketmaster

DOJ targeting Live Nation and Ticketmaster for anti-competitive pricing. [ more ]
BKReader
2 months ago
Brooklyn

DOJ Sues to Break Up Live Nation, Ticketmaster to Lower Prices

Live Nation and Ticketmaster sued for monopolizing live events industry and harming consumers, artists, venues, and competitors. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 months ago
Law

DOJ Sets Sights On Trust Busting Ticketmaster

DOJ targeting Live Nation and Ticketmaster for anti-competitive pricing. [ more ]
morelive-nation
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

Department of Justice and 30 states file anti-monopoly lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Live Nation Entertainment

A federal lawsuit filed against Live Nation and Ticketmaster alleges anticompetitive conduct in monopolizing live event ticket prices, potentially reshaping the industry. [ more ]
#apple
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Apple

Apple is challenging the 1.8 billion antitrust fine related to a Spotify complaint

Apple fined $2B by EU over antitrust complaint from Spotify. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Apple

Apple slams DOJ antitrust lawsuit alleging smartphone monopoly, urges dismissal

Apple plans to dismiss lawsuit alleging monopolization of smartphone market by DOJ and 15 states. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Tech industry

Why Spotify is still fighting with Apple in Europe

Spotify's legal battle with Apple in the EU over App Store restrictions has intensified, leading to changes in the music streaming service's interface and pricing information. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google paid Apple $20B in 2022 alone for default status: docs

Google paid $20 billion to Apple in 2022 as a default search engine on Safari, raising antitrust concerns. [ more ]
Quartz
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google paid Apple $20 billion to be Safari's default search engine

Google paid Apple $20 billion to remain Safari's default search engine in 2022, highlighting the substantial cost of maintaining search dominance. [ more ]
Trusted Reviews
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google pays Apple a ridiculous amount to be Safari search engine

Google paid Apple a staggering $20 billion in 2022 for default search status on Safari. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Apple

Apple is challenging the 1.8 billion antitrust fine related to a Spotify complaint

Apple fined $2B by EU over antitrust complaint from Spotify. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Apple

Apple slams DOJ antitrust lawsuit alleging smartphone monopoly, urges dismissal

Apple plans to dismiss lawsuit alleging monopolization of smartphone market by DOJ and 15 states. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Tech industry

Why Spotify is still fighting with Apple in Europe

Spotify's legal battle with Apple in the EU over App Store restrictions has intensified, leading to changes in the music streaming service's interface and pricing information. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google paid Apple $20B in 2022 alone for default status: docs

Google paid $20 billion to Apple in 2022 as a default search engine on Safari, raising antitrust concerns. [ more ]
Quartz
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google paid Apple $20 billion to be Safari's default search engine

Google paid Apple $20 billion to remain Safari's default search engine in 2022, highlighting the substantial cost of maintaining search dominance. [ more ]
Trusted Reviews
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google pays Apple a ridiculous amount to be Safari search engine

Google paid Apple a staggering $20 billion in 2022 for default search status on Safari. [ more ]
moreapple
#microsoft
Exchangewire
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ByteDance Owns China's Most Popular AI Chatbot; Canada's Security Agency Advises Against TikTok Use; Microsoft Dodges UK Antitrust Scrutiny While Facing Potential EU Fine - ExchangeWire.com

ByteDance leads in chatbot market in China; Canada warns against TikTok; Microsoft faces EU scrutiny. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Tech industry

Microsoft to face antitrust charges in Europe over Teams software dominance: report

European regulators are planning to file formal antitrust charges against Microsoft over alleged anticompetitive practices related to their Teams software. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Tech industry

Report: Microsoft to face antitrust case over Teams

Brussels to issue new antitrust charges against Microsoft for undermining rivals with Teams. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
Tech industry

Would You Still Use Google if It Didn't Pay Apple $20 Billion to Get on Your iPhone?

Google's dominance in search engine market has led to antitrust probe by US government despite Microsoft's significant investment in Bing. [ more ]
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing tech

Cadent to Acquire AdTheorent; Microsoft to Separate Teams and Office Amid Antitrust Scrutiny; Google to Destroy Data to Settle Chrome Incognito Tracking Lawsuit

Cadent acquires AdTheorent to form omnichannel audience activation platform for advertising markets.
Microsoft separates Teams and Office globally due to antitrust concerns; Google settles Chrome incognito tracking lawsuit. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Tech industry

Google VP warns Microsoft's cloud monopoly puts AI at risk

Google accuses Microsoft of anticompetitive business practices in cloud market.
Google claims Microsoft is creating a monopoly with walled garden tactics. [ more ]
Exchangewire
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ByteDance Owns China's Most Popular AI Chatbot; Canada's Security Agency Advises Against TikTok Use; Microsoft Dodges UK Antitrust Scrutiny While Facing Potential EU Fine - ExchangeWire.com

ByteDance leads in chatbot market in China; Canada warns against TikTok; Microsoft faces EU scrutiny. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Tech industry

Microsoft to face antitrust charges in Europe over Teams software dominance: report

European regulators are planning to file formal antitrust charges against Microsoft over alleged anticompetitive practices related to their Teams software. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Tech industry

Report: Microsoft to face antitrust case over Teams

Brussels to issue new antitrust charges against Microsoft for undermining rivals with Teams. [ more ]
WIRED
2 months ago
Tech industry

Would You Still Use Google if It Didn't Pay Apple $20 Billion to Get on Your iPhone?

Google's dominance in search engine market has led to antitrust probe by US government despite Microsoft's significant investment in Bing. [ more ]
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing tech

Cadent to Acquire AdTheorent; Microsoft to Separate Teams and Office Amid Antitrust Scrutiny; Google to Destroy Data to Settle Chrome Incognito Tracking Lawsuit

Cadent acquires AdTheorent to form omnichannel audience activation platform for advertising markets.
Microsoft separates Teams and Office globally due to antitrust concerns; Google settles Chrome incognito tracking lawsuit. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Tech industry

Google VP warns Microsoft's cloud monopoly puts AI at risk

Google accuses Microsoft of anticompetitive business practices in cloud market.
Google claims Microsoft is creating a monopoly with walled garden tactics. [ more ]
moremicrosoft
#google
WFTV
2 months ago
Law

Google wants judge, not jury, to decide upcoming antitrust case in Virginia

Google is requesting a judge, rather than a jury, to decide on the antitrust case regarding its monopoly in online advertising technology. [ more ]
Investing.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Google seeks non-jury trial in US ad tech lawsuit, filing says By Reuters

Google seeks non-jury trial in DOJ antitrust lawsuit. [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
Privacy technologies

Exclusive: Rumble sues Google, again

Rumble filed a lawsuit against Google for $1 billion in damages, alleging anticompetitive practices in ad revenue. [ more ]
Investing.com Canada
2 months ago
Marketing tech

Google fights $17 billion UK lawsuit over adtech practices By Reuters

Google parent Alphabet is facing a lawsuit accusing it of abusing dominance in the online advertising market, seeking damages of up to $16.9 billion in the UK. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google Is Staring Down Its First Serious Threats in Years

The article highlights Alphabet's financial success and potential risks to Google's dominance, including antitrust challenges and fierce competition. [ more ]
Newsday
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google, Justice Department make final arguments about whether search engine is a monopoly

Google's dominance is attributed to its excellence, not anti-competitive practices. [ more ]
WFTV
2 months ago
Law

Google wants judge, not jury, to decide upcoming antitrust case in Virginia

Google is requesting a judge, rather than a jury, to decide on the antitrust case regarding its monopoly in online advertising technology. [ more ]
Investing.com
2 months ago
Marketing

Google seeks non-jury trial in US ad tech lawsuit, filing says By Reuters

Google seeks non-jury trial in DOJ antitrust lawsuit. [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
Privacy technologies

Exclusive: Rumble sues Google, again

Rumble filed a lawsuit against Google for $1 billion in damages, alleging anticompetitive practices in ad revenue. [ more ]
Investing.com Canada
2 months ago
Marketing tech

Google fights $17 billion UK lawsuit over adtech practices By Reuters

Google parent Alphabet is facing a lawsuit accusing it of abusing dominance in the online advertising market, seeking damages of up to $16.9 billion in the UK. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google Is Staring Down Its First Serious Threats in Years

The article highlights Alphabet's financial success and potential risks to Google's dominance, including antitrust challenges and fierce competition. [ more ]
Newsday
2 months ago
Tech industry

Google, Justice Department make final arguments about whether search engine is a monopoly

Google's dominance is attributed to its excellence, not anti-competitive practices. [ more ]
moregoogle
Above the Law
2 months ago
Law

Morning Docket: 05.10.24

Firms prioritize price-insensitive work, antitrust sees surge with Sherman Act enforcement, Columbia boycott debated, ABA open to bar exam alternatives. [ more ]
#ai-regulation
Above the Law
2 months ago
Law

Morning Docket: 05.03.24

Free speech and legal implications intersect in various controversial cases. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Antitrust enforcers admit they're in a race to understand how to tackle AI | TechCrunch

Antitrust enforcers are facing challenges in regulating AI.
US enforcers are focusing on the importance of building competitive markets from the start. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 months ago
Law

Morning Docket: 05.03.24

Free speech and legal implications intersect in various controversial cases. [ more ]
TechCrunch
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Antitrust enforcers admit they're in a race to understand how to tackle AI | TechCrunch

Antitrust enforcers are facing challenges in regulating AI.
US enforcers are focusing on the importance of building competitive markets from the start. [ more ]
moreai-regulation
#amazon
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Tech industry

FTC Alleges Jeff Bezos and Other Amazon Execs Deleted Texts | Entrepreneur

Amazon executives, including Jeff Bezos, deleted sensitive messages during an antitrust investigation, impacting evidence preservation. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
4 months ago
Business intelligence

ABA, Others Demand That Small Business Administration 'Dump Amazon'

Independent organizations urge SBA to remove Amazon as sponsor of Small Business Week.
Protest actions against Amazon's impact on small businesses in the industry. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
2 months ago
Tech industry

FTC Alleges Jeff Bezos and Other Amazon Execs Deleted Texts | Entrepreneur

Amazon executives, including Jeff Bezos, deleted sensitive messages during an antitrust investigation, impacting evidence preservation. [ more ]
PublishersWeekly.com
4 months ago
Business intelligence

ABA, Others Demand That Small Business Administration 'Dump Amazon'

Independent organizations urge SBA to remove Amazon as sponsor of Small Business Week.
Protest actions against Amazon's impact on small businesses in the industry. [ more ]
moreamazon
ajc
3 months ago
Marketing

Republican U.S. House committee seeks records from Coca-Cola in 'censorship' probe

Spotify faced boycott calls, musicians pulled songs, advertisers silent. Jordan investigates Coke, antitrust actions. Committee targets online censorship of conservative views. [ more ]
#tech-giants
Daily Kos
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI's Problems Are Antitrust Problems

Tech giants leveraging AI to monopolize and drive usage of their cloud services, leading to potential harm for consumers. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
EU data protection

Apple, Google, and Meta are failing DMA compliance, EU suspects

Apple, Google, and Meta are under investigation for potential non-compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA).
EC is probing app store rules, default settings, and ad personalization practices of the tech giants to ensure compliance. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

FTC Launches Inquiry Into Artificial Intelligence Deals

U.S. antitrust enforcers are investigating the relationships between AI startups and tech giants.
The investigation will review investments and partnerships between AI developers and major cloud service providers. [ more ]
Daily Kos
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI's Problems Are Antitrust Problems

Tech giants leveraging AI to monopolize and drive usage of their cloud services, leading to potential harm for consumers. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
EU data protection

Apple, Google, and Meta are failing DMA compliance, EU suspects

Apple, Google, and Meta are under investigation for potential non-compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA).
EC is probing app store rules, default settings, and ad personalization practices of the tech giants to ensure compliance. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

FTC Launches Inquiry Into Artificial Intelligence Deals

U.S. antitrust enforcers are investigating the relationships between AI startups and tech giants.
The investigation will review investments and partnerships between AI developers and major cloud service providers. [ more ]
moretech-giants
Above the Law
3 months ago
Law

Morning Docket: 04.04.24

M&A activity boosting Biglaw profits
Kirkland remains ahead of competitors [ more ]
SFGATE
3 months ago
Business intelligence

Project 'Ghostbusters': Facebook secretly spied on Snapchat data, docs allege

Facebook spied on Snapchat users' traffic via Onavo from 2016-2019.
The project was codenamed 'Ghostbusters' and was about analytics, not content monitoring. [ more ]
Above the Law
3 months ago
Law

How Did Hermes Wind Up In This Hot Antitrust Mess?

Customers challenge Hermès for requiring purchases of ancillary products to buy Birkin handbags.
Plaintiffs allege that Hermès uses tactics like hiding Birkin bags and incentivizing sales associates to push more products. [ more ]
#digital-markets-act
ReadWrite
4 months ago
EU data protection

Google, Apple and Meta investigated by the EU

EU launched investigations into Meta, Apple, and Alphabet for potential breaches of the Digital Markets Act (DMA)
Companies could face fines of up to 10% of their annual turnover [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
EU data protection

Apple, Google, Meta face EU probe for potential violations of sweeping Digital Markets Act

EU regulators are investigating Apple, Google, and Meta for compliance with a new European law.
The investigations are focused on behaviors such as steering, self-preferencing, and 'pay or consent model.'
Violations of the Digital Markets Act could lead to fines up to 10% of global revenue and business model changes. [ more ]
MarTech
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU launches investigations of Alphabet, Apple and Meta | MarTech

E.U. designated internet gatekeepers for Digital Markets Act compliance
Companies like Alphabet, Apple, and Meta facing probes for non-compliance [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

EU to investigate Apple, Google, Meta under new digital law

EU regulators probing Apple, Google, and Meta under the Digital Markets Act
Violation penalties under DMA can be as high as 10% of global annual turnover
Focus on the need for Big Tech companies to ensure a level playing field and offer more choices to users. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
EU data protection

Google, Apple and Meta investigated by the EU

EU launched investigations into Meta, Apple, and Alphabet for potential breaches of the Digital Markets Act (DMA)
Companies could face fines of up to 10% of their annual turnover [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
EU data protection

Apple, Google, Meta face EU probe for potential violations of sweeping Digital Markets Act

EU regulators are investigating Apple, Google, and Meta for compliance with a new European law.
The investigations are focused on behaviors such as steering, self-preferencing, and 'pay or consent model.'
Violations of the Digital Markets Act could lead to fines up to 10% of global revenue and business model changes. [ more ]
MarTech
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU launches investigations of Alphabet, Apple and Meta | MarTech

E.U. designated internet gatekeepers for Digital Markets Act compliance
Companies like Alphabet, Apple, and Meta facing probes for non-compliance [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

EU to investigate Apple, Google, Meta under new digital law

EU regulators probing Apple, Google, and Meta under the Digital Markets Act
Violation penalties under DMA can be as high as 10% of global annual turnover
Focus on the need for Big Tech companies to ensure a level playing field and offer more choices to users. [ more ]
moredigital-markets-act
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Tech industry

The DOJ lawsuit isn't just about the App Storeit's about Apple's growing control over everything, starting with your own car

The Biden DOJ sued Apple for iPhone monopoly
The lawsuit highlights worries of Apple dominating digital life. [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Tech industry

DOJ says Apple's "complete control" over tap-to-pay transactions stops innovation, cements its monopoly | TechCrunch

Apple's antitrust complaint focuses on Apple Pay's dominance in stifling competition and innovation.
Regulatory scrutiny on Apple Pay includes the European Commission's investigation and Apple considering concessions. [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Law

Morning Docket: 02.15.24

NHL hit with antitrust suit
ABA considering changes to special masters nomenclature
Delaware law can hurt CEO feelings [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

FTC now investigating Big Tech's partnerships with AI startups like OpenAI

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is launching a market inquiry into the ties between major cloud service providers and AI developers.
The FTC has issued compulsory orders to Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Anthropic, and OpenAI to provide information about their investments and partnerships. [ more ]
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