LinkedIn Disables Ad Feature In Europe Over Targeting Concerns

LinkedIn disables feature allowing advertisers to target European users based on membership in groups after concerns over DSA compliance

1 week ago

EU Eyes Telegram User Numbers As It Nears Regulatory Threshold

European Commission says in contact with Telegram as platform nears 45 million user threshold for stringent DSA rules

3 weeks ago

European Union Opens Child Safety Probe Into Meta

European Commission opens an official child safety investigation into Facebook and Instagram-owner Meta Platforms

1 month ago

EU Requests Content Moderation Data From X

Using the Digital Services Act, European Commission asks X (formerly Twitter) for details over reduction in content moderation resources

1 month ago

Shein Subject To Most Stringent EU Digital Rules

Quick-growing fast-fashion company Shein must comply with most stringent level of EU digital rules after it passes key threshold

2 months ago

EU Prepares Action Against ‘Addictive’ TikTok Lite Features

European Commission may ban rewards feature in recently launched TikTok Lite that it calls 'toxic and addictive'

2 months ago

EU Opens Probe Into TikTok Over Potential DSA Breaches

European Commission opens formal probe into TikTok over protection of minors, ad repository, access to research data

4 months ago

EU Targets Musk’s X Over Misinformation In First DSA Probe

EU launches formal investigation into X, formerly Twitter, over alleged levels of misinformation on platform in first probe under DSA

6 months ago

EU Sets Deadline For Meta, TikTok To Detail Efforts To Curb Misinformation

EU demands Meta, TikTok detail efforts to curb illegal content, disinformation, amid fears of Hamas broadcasting executions

8 months ago

TikTok Details Actions Against Middle East Misinformation

TikTok says 'immediately' deployed resources to counter misinformation as EU warns 'gatekeepers' under Digital Services Act

8 months ago

EU Writes To Mark Zuckerberg Over Hamas Attack Disinformation

Thierry Breton gives Meta similar warning issued to Elon Musk about disinformation concerning deadly attack on Israel by Hamas

8 months ago

EU Warns Elon Musk Over ‘Disinformation’ About Hamas Attack

Another warning. European officials send letter to Elon Musk over disinformation on X concerning Hamas attack on Israel

8 months ago

Amazon Wins Interim Stay On Public Ads Archive

Amazon wins interim court ruling that it isn't very large online platform (VLOP) under European Union rules

9 months ago

EU Tells Tech To Resist Russian Misinformation, With Twitter Singled Out

EU official warns Elon Musk that Twitter cannot avoid its responsibilities, after it is listed as worse for spreading Russian…

9 months ago

Apple, Microsoft Push To Keep iMessage, Bing Off EU Gatekeeper List

Apple and Microsoft are said to be lobbying the European Union to keep iMessage and Bing off DMA Gatekeeper designation

10 months ago

Twitter Agrees To Comply With New EU Disinformation Rules

New CEO decision? Weeks after Twitter quit EU's disinformation code, platform agrees to comply with tough new EU laws

12 months ago

Fashion Retailer Mounts First Challenges To EU Content Rules

German online fashion retailer Zalando sues European Commission in top EU court over designation as 'very large online platform'

12 months ago

European Parliament Passes Landmark Tech Regulations

European Parliament votes to adopt Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act, but campaigners warn proof will be in enforcement

2 years ago

European Union Agrees DMA To Curb Big Tech

Online gatekeepers such as Apple, Google and Meta targetted as the European Union last week reached landmark digital rules agreement

2 years ago

MEPs Delay Hearing With Tech CEOs ‘By Two Months’

European Parliament suggests new dates for hearing with chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google as it prepares major…

3 years ago

EU To Propose ‘Two-Tier’ Rules For Tech Giants

European Union proposals outline 'asymmetric' approach to regulating largest tech companies, as UK shapes up plans for 'tailored' digital rules

4 years ago

New EU Rules ‘Would Open Tech Giants’ Algorithms To Scrutiny’

Proposed Digital Services Act would force tech giants to explain their ad targeting algorithms and open ad archives to researchers,…

4 years ago