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France Hits Google With $57 Million Fine for Violating EU's New Consumer Privacy Rules
"This fine should serve as a wake-up call for all companies whose business models are based on data exploitation to take data protection and individuals' data rights seriously."
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'Catastrophe for Free Expression': Critics Warn EU Reforms a 'Dire Threat' to Internet as We Know It
"The EU is about to cripple freedom of expression on the internet in the name of protecting copyright, but you may be able to help stop it."
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The Year Without the Open Internet Order: 2018 Year in Review
It started the court battles that will decide the future of the free and open Internet
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'What Is the FCC Hiding?' As Net Neutrality Deadline Looms, Agency Refuses FOIA Requests for Crucial Records
"Something here is rotten—and it's time for the FCC to come clean. Regrettably, this agency will not do this on its own. So it falls to those who seek to investigate from outside its walls."
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No Other Choice, Says Web Pioneer Tim Berners-Lee: Tech Giants Like Google and Facebook Must Be Broken Up
"I am disappointed with the current state of the web. We have lost the feeling of individual empowerment and to a certain extent also I think the optimism has cracked."
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Global Internet Freedom Plummets as Governments Use Censorship and Surveillance to Quash Dissent
New Freedom House analysis warns that the rising popularity of China's model of controlling information online threatens democracy worldwide
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One Small Step for the Web…
People want to have a web they can trust. People want apps that help them do what they want and need to do — without spying on them.
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Google Tracking User Data Even When 'Location History' Is Off: AP
New investigation by Associated Press shows how iPhone and Android users' location data is still recorded even when they have been misled to believe it isn't
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"Don't Be Evil, Unless It's Worth Untold New Riches": Whistleblower Reveals Google Plan to Launch Censored Search Engine in China
"If Google goes through with this, effectively normalizing and Americanizing authoritarian censorship, this will be the Waterloo in the global battle for a free internet as a norm."
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Promising 'Bellwether' or Utter Failure? California Passes Landmark Privacy Law for Online Data
While some believe it could set a new standard in the U.S., the victory comes partly from tech lobbyists' efforts to pass a "compromise" to block a stricter ballot measure
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