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www.thelocal.fr
2 years ago
Digital life

How to avoid huge 'roaming' phone bills while visiting France

Travelling without internet in non-EU countries can lead to high roaming charges, necessitating careful steps like turning off data roaming or purchasing local SIM cards. [ more ]
#stablecoins
Hackernoon
11 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Regulation in 2024: 5 Key Updates You Need to Know | HackerNoon

Cryptocurrency regulations are continuously evolving globally, impacting users and companies directly. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

EU's MiCA Rules Have Had Little Influence on the European Crypto Market, Regulator Says

MiCA regulation has not led to an increase in euro-denominated crypto transactions.
Euro's share in crypto transactions remains at 10% with stablecoins forming over 60% of all transactions. [ more ]
Hackernoon
11 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Regulation in 2024: 5 Key Updates You Need to Know | HackerNoon

Cryptocurrency regulations are continuously evolving globally, impacting users and companies directly. [ more ]
Coindesk
3 months ago
Cryptocurrency

EU's MiCA Rules Have Had Little Influence on the European Crypto Market, Regulator Says

MiCA regulation has not led to an increase in euro-denominated crypto transactions.
Euro's share in crypto transactions remains at 10% with stablecoins forming over 60% of all transactions. [ more ]
morestablecoins
#meta
AI News
6 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta joins Apple in withholding AI models from EU users

Tech giants like Meta and Apple are hesitating to launch advanced AI models in the EU due to regulatory concerns, potentially impacting European companies' competitiveness. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Meta Offers To Halve the Price of Its Ad-Free Subscription Package in the EU

Meta reduces ad-free subscription price in Europe amid privacy concerns
Meta's new offering allows users to restrict personal data and get an ad-free version of the app at a cost [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Consumer organisations file GDPR complaints against Meta

Consumer groups file complaints against Meta for illegal data collection through subscription model.
Meta's 'Subscription for no ads' aimed at compliance with EU regulations. [ more ]
AI News
6 days ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta joins Apple in withholding AI models from EU users

Tech giants like Meta and Apple are hesitating to launch advanced AI models in the EU due to regulatory concerns, potentially impacting European companies' competitiveness. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Meta Offers To Halve the Price of Its Ad-Free Subscription Package in the EU

Meta reduces ad-free subscription price in Europe amid privacy concerns
Meta's new offering allows users to restrict personal data and get an ad-free version of the app at a cost [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Consumer organisations file GDPR complaints against Meta

Consumer groups file complaints against Meta for illegal data collection through subscription model.
Meta's 'Subscription for no ads' aimed at compliance with EU regulations. [ more ]
moremeta
#gdpr
TechCrunch
1 month ago
EU data protection

EU's ChatGPT taskforce offers first look at detangling the AI chatbot's privacy compliance | TechCrunch

Data protection taskforce undecided on legal issues regarding OpenAI's ChatGPT under EU regulations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
6 years ago
Tech industry

3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

Biometric data classified as special, requiring clear consent under EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
EU data protection

EU's ChatGPT taskforce offers first look at detangling the AI chatbot's privacy compliance | TechCrunch

Data protection taskforce undecided on legal issues regarding OpenAI's ChatGPT under EU regulations. [ more ]
www.npr.org
6 years ago
Tech industry

3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

Biometric data classified as special, requiring clear consent under EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). [ more ]
moregdpr
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Infrastructure Firm Ramp Network Secures Ireland Registration

Ramp Network secures VASP registration in Ireland, aiming to establish European headquarters and obtain CASP license. [ more ]
#artificial-intelligence
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU sgns off on artificial intelligence law DW 05/21/2024

The EU passes a landmark law on AI regulations, focusing on transparency and accuracy in sensitive sectors. [ more ]
Chinadaily
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU approves artificial intelligence law

EU passes AI law with significant support
Law categorizes AI risks for different regulations [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU parliament approves landmark AI law

EU approves wide-ranging AI rules to protect citizens and foster innovation
EU's AI regulation balances innovation and protection [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU sgns off on artificial intelligence law DW 05/21/2024

The EU passes a landmark law on AI regulations, focusing on transparency and accuracy in sensitive sectors. [ more ]
Chinadaily
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU approves artificial intelligence law

EU passes AI law with significant support
Law categorizes AI risks for different regulations [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU parliament approves landmark AI law

EU approves wide-ranging AI rules to protect citizens and foster innovation
EU's AI regulation balances innovation and protection [ more ]
moreartificial-intelligence
Theregister
2 months ago
DevOps

AWS to spend 7.8B on its sovereign cloud in Germany

AWS to invest €7.8 billion in AWS European Sovereign Cloud in Germany, aiming for operational autonomy and data residency within the EU. [ more ]
#digital-markets-act
TNW | Fintech-Ecommerce
2 months ago
EU data protection

Booking.com joins tech giants as 'gatekeeper' under EU competition rules

Booking.com designated as a gatekeeper under EU's Digital Markets Act, facing new regulations and obligations to ensure fair competition in the online industry. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Apple

Apple adds more carve-outs to its EU core tech fee after criticism from devs | TechCrunch

Developers of free apps in the EU can now avoid the 'core technology fee' from Apple, while those earning under a revenue threshold get more time before paying. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Apple

Apple must open iPadOS to sideloading within 6 months, EU says

The EU has classified Apple's iPadOS as a 'gatekeeper,' subject to the same regulations as iPhones under the Digital Markets Act. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Apple

iOS 17.5 lets people in the EU download apps from websites

Apple introduces sideloading in iOS 17.5 beta 2 following EU's Digital Markets Act. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Web design

Apple opens web distribution option for iOS devs targeting EU | TechCrunch

Developers in the EU can now offer iPhone apps for direct download from their websites after meeting Apple's criteria. [ more ]
Createsend
3 months ago
EU data protection

The Morning Risk Report: Apple, Meta, Google Probed by EU Under New Digital-Competition Law

EU launches investigations into Apple, Meta Platforms, and Google under new digital-competition law.
Probes focus on app store steering rules, self-preferencing search results, app user choice rules, and personal data use. [ more ]
TNW | Fintech-Ecommerce
2 months ago
EU data protection

Booking.com joins tech giants as 'gatekeeper' under EU competition rules

Booking.com designated as a gatekeeper under EU's Digital Markets Act, facing new regulations and obligations to ensure fair competition in the online industry. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Apple

Apple adds more carve-outs to its EU core tech fee after criticism from devs | TechCrunch

Developers of free apps in the EU can now avoid the 'core technology fee' from Apple, while those earning under a revenue threshold get more time before paying. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Apple

Apple must open iPadOS to sideloading within 6 months, EU says

The EU has classified Apple's iPadOS as a 'gatekeeper,' subject to the same regulations as iPhones under the Digital Markets Act. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Apple

iOS 17.5 lets people in the EU download apps from websites

Apple introduces sideloading in iOS 17.5 beta 2 following EU's Digital Markets Act. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Web design

Apple opens web distribution option for iOS devs targeting EU | TechCrunch

Developers in the EU can now offer iPhone apps for direct download from their websites after meeting Apple's criteria. [ more ]
Createsend
3 months ago
EU data protection

The Morning Risk Report: Apple, Meta, Google Probed by EU Under New Digital-Competition Law

EU launches investigations into Apple, Meta Platforms, and Google under new digital-competition law.
Probes focus on app store steering rules, self-preferencing search results, app user choice rules, and personal data use. [ more ]
moredigital-markets-act
#bitcoin
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

EU Regulator Considers Approving Bitcoin for UCITS Products

ESMA considering Bitcoin inclusion in EU's mutual fund market. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Holds Stable as ETF Outflows Increase

Bitcoin price remains strong despite ETF outflows. ARK Invest sold all BITO shares. EU adopts tighter laws on money laundering and terrorism financing. [ more ]
Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

EU Regulator Considers Approving Bitcoin for UCITS Products

ESMA considering Bitcoin inclusion in EU's mutual fund market. [ more ]
Coindesk
2 months ago
Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Holds Stable as ETF Outflows Increase

Bitcoin price remains strong despite ETF outflows. ARK Invest sold all BITO shares. EU adopts tighter laws on money laundering and terrorism financing. [ more ]
morebitcoin
#apple
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 ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Apple

You may not need Apple Pay to tap and pay with your EU iPhone soon

Apple may soon allow EU developers to use tap-to-pay tech after a two-year legal battle. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Web design

Official: EU users can download iOS apps from the web

Apple enables web app distribution in EU for iOS users, complying with DMA regulations. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Apple

iOS 17.5 lets EU iPhone users to download apps directly from websites

Apple is now allowing users in the EU to download apps not only from external app stores but also directly from developer websites in iOS 17.5.
Developers in the EU must meet strict criteria to offer apps from their own websites, including being a member of the Apple Developer Program for at least two years. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
Tech industry

Apple to allow iOS app installs from websites, but small devs don't qualify

Developers in the EU can distribute apps directly from websites if they meet specific criteria.
Apple requires developers to have over 1 million app installs in the EU to be eligible for the Web Distribution option. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
4 months ago
Web design

Apple will soon allow developers to distribute their apps on their websites

Apple is allowing developers in the EU to distribute apps directly from their website without going through the App Store.
Developers can now link to external web pages for in-app purchases, create custom designs for deals, and have more flexibility in app distribution. [ 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 ]
The Verge
3 months ago
Apple

You may not need Apple Pay to tap and pay with your EU iPhone soon

Apple may soon allow EU developers to use tap-to-pay tech after a two-year legal battle. [ more ]
Theregister
3 months ago
Web design

Official: EU users can download iOS apps from the web

Apple enables web app distribution in EU for iOS users, complying with DMA regulations. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Apple

iOS 17.5 lets EU iPhone users to download apps directly from websites

Apple is now allowing users in the EU to download apps not only from external app stores but also directly from developer websites in iOS 17.5.
Developers in the EU must meet strict criteria to offer apps from their own websites, including being a member of the Apple Developer Program for at least two years. [ more ]
Ars Technica
4 months ago
Tech industry

Apple to allow iOS app installs from websites, but small devs don't qualify

Developers in the EU can distribute apps directly from websites if they meet specific criteria.
Apple requires developers to have over 1 million app installs in the EU to be eligible for the Web Distribution option. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
4 months ago
Web design

Apple will soon allow developers to distribute their apps on their websites

Apple is allowing developers in the EU to distribute apps directly from their website without going through the App Store.
Developers can now link to external web pages for in-app purchases, create custom designs for deals, and have more flexibility in app distribution. [ more ]
moreapple
#data-protection
ComputerWeekly.com
2 months ago
EU data protection

What does the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill mean for UK industry? | Computer Weekly

The DPDI Bill revises UK's data protection laws post-Brexit, introducing new provisions while aligning with existing EU regulations. [ more ]
Bloomberglaw
2 months ago
EU data protection

Meta Gets EU Warning Over Use of Sexual Orientation Data (1)

Facebook should be blocked from using public data on sexual orientation for targeted ads under EU's data protection rules. [ more ]
AdExchanger
3 months ago
Marketing

Meta's 'Pay Or OK' Is A No-Go; Walmart Joins The Conquestor Club | AdExchanger

Large online platforms like Meta can no longer offer a binary choice between paying for ad-free services or viewing personalized ads. [ more ]
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

Thoughts on behavioral advertising, Meta and privacy

Targeted advertising criticism leads to legal challenges for companies like Meta. [ more ]
ComputerWeekly.com
2 months ago
EU data protection

What does the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill mean for UK industry? | Computer Weekly

The DPDI Bill revises UK's data protection laws post-Brexit, introducing new provisions while aligning with existing EU regulations. [ more ]
Bloomberglaw
2 months ago
EU data protection

Meta Gets EU Warning Over Use of Sexual Orientation Data (1)

Facebook should be blocked from using public data on sexual orientation for targeted ads under EU's data protection rules. [ more ]
AdExchanger
3 months ago
Marketing

Meta's 'Pay Or OK' Is A No-Go; Walmart Joins The Conquestor Club | AdExchanger

Large online platforms like Meta can no longer offer a binary choice between paying for ad-free services or viewing personalized ads. [ more ]
Iapp
3 months ago
EU data protection

Thoughts on behavioral advertising, Meta and privacy

Targeted advertising criticism leads to legal challenges for companies like Meta. [ more ]
moredata-protection
Iapp
2 months ago
Data science

CNIL introduces BCR self-assessment tool

France's data protection authority introduced a self-assessment tool for binding corporate rules. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

EU is pressuring Meta due to fears of Russian interference in elections

EU warns Meta to address fake news and potential Russian interference in elections within five days [ more ]
#digital-services-act
www.dw.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

China's Shein fashion retailer faces stricter EU regulation DW 04/26/2024

Shein, a Chinese-founded fast-fashion company, has been added to the EU's list of very large online platforms, subjecting it to stricter rules for combating illegal content and counterfeit products. [ more ]
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing

EU Publishes Election Risk Guidelines Under Digital Services Act; EU Forces Amazon to Provide Greater Ad Transparency; X Expanding Access to Grok AI Chatbot Tool

EU publishes election security guidelines under Digital Services Act
EU rules Amazon must provide ad transparency [ more ]
CNA
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU targets TikTok, X, other apps over AI risk to elections

EU using Digital Services Act to address AI risks for elections
Brussels probing TikTok, Facebook, AliExpress under DSA [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
EU data protection

AliExpress probed under DSA, LinkedIn gets request for information

The EU has started formal investigations into AliExpress under the Digital Services Act rules.
Other platforms like Bing, Google Search, Facebook, and TikTok are also under scrutiny for AI-related issues. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

China's Shein fashion retailer faces stricter EU regulation DW 04/26/2024

Shein, a Chinese-founded fast-fashion company, has been added to the EU's list of very large online platforms, subjecting it to stricter rules for combating illegal content and counterfeit products. [ more ]
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing

EU Publishes Election Risk Guidelines Under Digital Services Act; EU Forces Amazon to Provide Greater Ad Transparency; X Expanding Access to Grok AI Chatbot Tool

EU publishes election security guidelines under Digital Services Act
EU rules Amazon must provide ad transparency [ more ]
CNA
4 months ago
EU data protection

EU targets TikTok, X, other apps over AI risk to elections

EU using Digital Services Act to address AI risks for elections
Brussels probing TikTok, Facebook, AliExpress under DSA [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
EU data protection

AliExpress probed under DSA, LinkedIn gets request for information

The EU has started formal investigations into AliExpress under the Digital Services Act rules.
Other platforms like Bing, Google Search, Facebook, and TikTok are also under scrutiny for AI-related issues. [ more ]
moredigital-services-act
The Verge
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok will stop paying people to watch videos every day

TikTok Lite suspended the reward feature in the EU due to concerns about potential addiction, specifically in young users. [ more ]
#tiktok
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok reward-to-watch feature suspended after EU threats to block it

TikTok suspended a rewards program in the EU after facing concerns of addictive features and non-compliance with Digital Service Act laws. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Marketing

EU threatens to ban TikTok Lite over reward-to-watch feature

The EU plans to ban TikTok's addictive service unless safeguards for children are proven. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok questioned by EU over Lite app that pays' users for watching videos

The EU has demanded TikTok to provide a risk assessment within 24 hours due to concerns over its new reward system for users in the EU. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok is bringing its dedicated STEM feed to Europe | TechCrunch

TikTok expanding STEM feed in Europe to promote educational content.
Partnerships established to ensure appropriateness and reliability of content on STEM feed. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Marketing

Today's top business headlines: Biden's stance on TikTok, DTC store closures continue, Sanders proposes 4-day workweek

Critics say potential TikTok ban could hurt Biden's reelection campaign
EU focusing on regulating generative AI due to deepfake concerns
SpaceX Starship test flight aims to land astronauts on the moon
DTC brands like Outdoor Voices shifting to online-only sales model [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
EU data protection

TikTok Launches Data Portability API To Meet New EU Requirements

TikTok launches Data Portability API for user data transfer.
DMA and DSA are key regulatory acts affecting digital platforms. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok reward-to-watch feature suspended after EU threats to block it

TikTok suspended a rewards program in the EU after facing concerns of addictive features and non-compliance with Digital Service Act laws. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Marketing

EU threatens to ban TikTok Lite over reward-to-watch feature

The EU plans to ban TikTok's addictive service unless safeguards for children are proven. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok questioned by EU over Lite app that pays' users for watching videos

The EU has demanded TikTok to provide a risk assessment within 24 hours due to concerns over its new reward system for users in the EU. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Marketing

TikTok is bringing its dedicated STEM feed to Europe | TechCrunch

TikTok expanding STEM feed in Europe to promote educational content.
Partnerships established to ensure appropriateness and reliability of content on STEM feed. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Marketing

Today's top business headlines: Biden's stance on TikTok, DTC store closures continue, Sanders proposes 4-day workweek

Critics say potential TikTok ban could hurt Biden's reelection campaign
EU focusing on regulating generative AI due to deepfake concerns
SpaceX Starship test flight aims to land astronauts on the moon
DTC brands like Outdoor Voices shifting to online-only sales model [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
EU data protection

TikTok Launches Data Portability API To Meet New EU Requirements

TikTok launches Data Portability API for user data transfer.
DMA and DSA are key regulatory acts affecting digital platforms. [ more ]
moretiktok
GameSpot
3 months ago
Video games

Apple's New Rules Mean There's A Game Emulator On The App Store Now

Apple relaxed App Store guidelines to allow game emulators like Delta, following EU regulations. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
Europe politics

Hard right makes hay with European farmers' anger ahead of June elections

Farmers in the EU, like Jos Ubels, are facing increasing pressure due to climate change regulations and competition from cheap imports. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
3 months ago
Apple

iOS 17.5 Will Let Users Download Apps From Websites

iOS 17.5 allows EU iPhone users to download apps from developer websites.
Requirements for developers to enable web distribution on iOS 17.5 are stringent. [ more ]
#brexit
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Barred from Europe: 2.4m Brits caught in post Brexit passport chaos

Millions of Britons face travel chaos due to post-Brexit passport rules
Passports must meet expiry requirements for travel to the EU after Brexit [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

Brexit has cost UK food companies exporting to EU an extra 170m

Exporters face extra costs due to Brexit red tape
Sharp fall in food exports due to increased export costs [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Barred from Europe: 2.4m Brits caught in post Brexit passport chaos

Millions of Britons face travel chaos due to post-Brexit passport rules
Passports must meet expiry requirements for travel to the EU after Brexit [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
EU data protection

Brexit has cost UK food companies exporting to EU an extra 170m

Exporters face extra costs due to Brexit red tape
Sharp fall in food exports due to increased export costs [ more ]
morebrexit
The Globe and Mail
3 months ago
EU data protection

Amazon loses court fight to suspend EU tech rules' ad clause

EU court rejects Amazon's request to suspend online advertising requirement under DSA.
Balancing of EU interests over Amazon's material interests in tech rules. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
EU data protection

EU publishes election security guidance for social media giants and others in scope of DSA | TechCrunch

EU publishes draft election security guidelines for large online platforms regulated under DSA
Platforms must balance protecting democracy with freedom of expression and privacy [ more ]
#google
Wareable
4 months ago
Wearables

Google is axing all third-party apps and clock faces from Fitbit watches in Europe - Wareable

Google Fitbit is removing third-party apps from smartwatches in the EU this summer.
The removal will affect downloading new apps and faces, with access to Google and Fitbit apps being granted post-update. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

French competition watchdog fines Google 250 million for EU copyright breaches

Google fined 250 million euros by France competition watchdog for breaching EU intellectual property rules
Google to pay fine and proposed remedy measures for shortcomings [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
EU data protection

Google introduces new search update to comply with EU tech rules

Google introduces search results changes and new advertising features for app developers in compliance with EU regulations.
The Digital Markets Act (DMA) requires leading tech companies like Google to adhere to specific rules by March 7. [ more ]
Wareable
4 months ago
Wearables

Google is axing all third-party apps and clock faces from Fitbit watches in Europe - Wareable

Google Fitbit is removing third-party apps from smartwatches in the EU this summer.
The removal will affect downloading new apps and faces, with access to Google and Fitbit apps being granted post-update. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

French competition watchdog fines Google 250 million for EU copyright breaches

Google fined 250 million euros by France competition watchdog for breaching EU intellectual property rules
Google to pay fine and proposed remedy measures for shortcomings [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
EU data protection

Google introduces new search update to comply with EU tech rules

Google introduces search results changes and new advertising features for app developers in compliance with EU regulations.
The Digital Markets Act (DMA) requires leading tech companies like Google to adhere to specific rules by March 7. [ more ]
moregoogle
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

England won't adopt EU river pollution rules for pharma and cosmetics firms

Pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies in the EU to pay for pollution
New EU rules tighten restrictions on pollution in waterways [ more ]
Data Matters Privacy Blog
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

EU Formally Adopts World's First AI Law - Data Matters Privacy Blog

EU adopts groundbreaking AI Act as the world's first comprehensive legislation on AI
EU aims for AI Act to have significant global impact as GDPR [ more ]
Coindesk
4 months ago
Cryptocurrency

Tether's USDT Gets Delisted on Crypto Exchange OKX for EU Users

OKX ceased support for USDT trading pairs in EU/EEA
OKX focusing on Euro liquidity in the region [ more ]
#protest
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Polish farmers block crossings on German border again DW 03/18/2024

Polish farmers protest against EU regulations and foreign farm imports.
EU offers concessions in response to farmers' discontent. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Spanish farmers protest in Madrid despite EU concessions DW 03/17/2024

Spanish farmers protest EU regulations on environment and agricultural policies.
Union of Unions demands better prices for produce and criticizes EU's rules on the environment and costs. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
France politics

Farmers Clash With Police and Macron at Paris Agricultural Fair

French farmers protest against President Macron at agricultural show in Paris
Farmers express frustration over rising costs, unfair competition, and EU regulations on climate change [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
5 months ago
Europe news

Polish farmers threaten to block key German border crossing

Polish farmers plan to block A2 highway over EU's Green Deal
Farmers protest against EU regulations and imports of agriculture products [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Polish farmers block crossings on German border again DW 03/18/2024

Polish farmers protest against EU regulations and foreign farm imports.
EU offers concessions in response to farmers' discontent. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Spanish farmers protest in Madrid despite EU concessions DW 03/17/2024

Spanish farmers protest EU regulations on environment and agricultural policies.
Union of Unions demands better prices for produce and criticizes EU's rules on the environment and costs. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
France politics

Farmers Clash With Police and Macron at Paris Agricultural Fair

French farmers protest against President Macron at agricultural show in Paris
Farmers express frustration over rising costs, unfair competition, and EU regulations on climate change [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
5 months ago
Europe news

Polish farmers threaten to block key German border crossing

Polish farmers plan to block A2 highway over EU's Green Deal
Farmers protest against EU regulations and imports of agriculture products [ more ]
moreprotest
ReadWrite
4 months ago
EU data protection

European Commission breached privacy laws with Microsoft software use

The European Commission breached data protection laws by not ensuring equivalent data protection measures for data transferred outside the EU/EEA.
The European Data Protection Supervisor imposed corrective measures on the Commission, instructing them to cease certain data flows by December 9, 2024. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Painful day for tech titans as EU finally sinks its regulatory teeth into them | John Naughton

The EU Digital Markets Act imposes regulations on big tech companies to promote fair competition and limit market power.
The act applies to only the largest tech companies like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Meta, Microsoft, and ByteDance. [ more ]
#sideloading-apps
GSMArena.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Apple specifies grace period for third-party app store access when leaving the EU

Apple's grace period for users who sideload apps and leave the EU is precisely 30 days.
Users can still use third-party apps outside the EU indefinitely but updates will cease after the 30-day mark. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
5 months ago
EU data protection

iOS 17.4 Will FINALLY Let Users Sideload Apps

iOS 17.4 update allows sideloading apps in the EU, marking a significant shift for Apple users.
The latest update also includes security measures like Notarization for iOS apps and improvements for Stolen Device Protection. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
4 months ago
EU data protection

Apple specifies grace period for third-party app store access when leaving the EU

Apple's grace period for users who sideload apps and leave the EU is precisely 30 days.
Users can still use third-party apps outside the EU indefinitely but updates will cease after the 30-day mark. [ more ]
KnowYourMobile
5 months ago
EU data protection

iOS 17.4 Will FINALLY Let Users Sideload Apps

iOS 17.4 update allows sideloading apps in the EU, marking a significant shift for Apple users.
The latest update also includes security measures like Notarization for iOS apps and improvements for Stolen Device Protection. [ more ]
moresideloading-apps
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Apple

Apple releases a new API to fetch transactions from Apple Card and Apple Cash | TechCrunch

The iOS 17.4 update is aligned with EU regulations and introduces FinanceKit API for managing Apple financial accounts. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Privacy professionals

Facebook parent Meta targeted in privacy complaints by EU consumer groups

Meta Platforms faced privacy complaints from EU consumer groups on data collection breaches.
Consumer groups in eight countries cited GDPR violations related to data processing by Meta. [ more ]
Independent.ie
4 months ago
EU data protection

Ireland fined 3m by EU courts for delay to online safety law

Failure to implement EU's AVMSD results in €30,000 daily fine
Several EU countries, not just Ireland, faced warning for not meeting the deadline
Directive includes content quotas, child protection, and anti-hate speech rules for video-sharing platforms. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Photos: Farmers clash with police near the European Union headquarters

Farmers in Belgium protest EU agriculture ministers, citing issues with red tape and competition from cheap imports.
Protests involving tractors and clashes with police have escalated, leading to violent confrontations in Brussels. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Polish farmers block major highway in protest against EU regulations

Farmers in Poland blocked a major highway protesting against EU regulations and taxes.
Protests could lead to a 25-day blockade but might be reduced after talks with local representatives. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Photos: Farmers clash with police near the European Union headquarters

Farmers in Belgium protest EU agriculture ministers, citing issues with red tape and competition from cheap imports.
Protests involving tractors and clashes with police have escalated, leading to violent confrontations in Brussels. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Polish farmers block major highway in protest against EU regulations

Farmers in Poland blocked a major highway protesting against EU regulations and taxes.
Protests could lead to a 25-day blockade but might be reduced after talks with local representatives. [ more ]
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www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Farmers clash with police in Brussels as EU ministers meet to tackle red tape

Farmers protest in Brussels over EU rules and red tape.
Demonstration fueled by excessive environmental regulations and cheap imports. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Farmers across Europe grab their pitchforks and take to the streets to protest 'absolute madness'

Farmers in multiple European countries protesting against EU regulations and unjust policies.
Demonstrations in various countries highlight discontent over higher costs, competition from outside EU, and pressure from eco-focused regulations. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Farmers clash with police in Brussels as EU ministers meet to tackle red tape

Farmers protest in Brussels over EU rules and red tape.
Demonstration fueled by excessive environmental regulations and cheap imports. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Farmers across Europe grab their pitchforks and take to the streets to protest 'absolute madness'

Farmers in multiple European countries protesting against EU regulations and unjust policies.
Demonstrations in various countries highlight discontent over higher costs, competition from outside EU, and pressure from eco-focused regulations. [ more ]
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Topics | European Parliament
1 year ago
Artificial intelligence

EU AI Act: first regulation on artificial intelligence | Topics | European Parliament

Different rules based on risk levels
Unacceptable risk includes banned AI systems
High-risk AI systems require assessment before market entry. [ more ]
MarTech
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Will the EU disrupt AI-powered customer support? | MarTech

The E.U. may mandate 'the right to talk to a human' in customer support by 2028.
Generative AI adoption may face regulatory challenges, with potential EU impact on AI-generated content. [ more ]
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