05 Oct 2021

The Information Threat Vector(s): Why Facebook Regulation and Accountability Matters

Facebook has been headlining the news the last three days – and not in a good way.

Why are the scale, scope, and impact of Facebook and its family of social media platforms (Instagram, WhatsApp, etc.) so important?

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18 Jun 2021

China Steps Up Antitrust Pressure on Internet Firms

Dozens of domestic internet companies are being heavily scrutinized by Chinese regulators for possible antitrust violations. The antitrust watchdog, cyber police and tax authorities have paid visits tot some of the companies. Didi Chuxing Technology Co. was one of the firms visited by government agencies when executives were questioned, financial

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04 Jun 2021

Europe opens twin antitrust investigations into Facebook

European regulators have launched two separate antitrust investigations to discover whether the social network’s use of data gives Facebook an unfair advantage in advertising. The results of the investigation could result in fines on Facebook and pressure for the social network to change its business model. The European Commission is

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03 Jun 2019

Google is facing an imminent antitrust investigation from the US Justice Department

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing an antitrust investigation into Google, the Wall Street Journal reported last Friday. Anonymous sources told the newspaper that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is letting the DOJ carry out the probe. The FTC has investigated Google in 2011 and 2013, but the

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