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Facebook gets a respite from court on EU antitrust data demand

BRUSSELS (BELGIUM) – Facebook has crossed the first round of its court battle against excessive demands from European Union antitrust regulators. The US social media group has come under intense scrutiny by the European Commission for its immense data and online marketplace. Facebook on July 15 sued the EU competition enforcer at the Luxembourg-based General […]

Facebook sues individuals for offering data scraping

WASHINGTON (US) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it filed lawsuits against individuals in Europe and the United States for abusing its platforms to offer automated tools for scraping users’ personal data and gathering likes. The social network site said the defendant in the US lawsuit operated a data scraping service called “Massroot8”, which

UK bats for global digital tax as US quits discussions

LONDON (UK) – Britain will keep pushing for a global solution on taxing international digital companies such as Google and Facebook Inc after the United States left talks, a British Treasury spokesman said on Thursday. “We remain committed to a global solution,” the spokesman said. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin decided to pull out of […]