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Dec 10, 2018
Future of video game loot boxes uncertain as game-of-chance mechanics come under increased government scrutinyOne popular type of in-game purchase, the ‘loot box’, has recently drawn a large amount of scrutiny from various governmental bodies and advocacy groups who feel that the mechanics of ‘loot boxes’ could technically qualify as gambling.
Oct 04, 2018
Facebook accused by US groups of allegedly violating privacy law for childrenA complaint has been filed against Facebook for collecting kids' personal data without consent.
Sep 26, 2018
Google to acknowledge its mistake on privacy issues in a written testimonyGoogle will testify alongside AT&T, Amazon, Apple amid growing concerns about data privacy.
Aug 31, 2018
US to rekindle Google antitrust investigation following Trump's accusationsUS Senator Orrin Hatch asked the FTC to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Google.
Jul 11, 2018
Japanese watchdog claims that Apple could have breached antitrust rules: ReportApple forced NTT Docomo, KDDI, and SoftBank to offer subsidies and sell iPhones at a discount.
May 24, 2018
US consumer groups challenge Tesla's Autopilot advertising, calls it 'deceptive and misleading'The Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog, both non-profit groups, sent a letter to the FTC saying that consumers could be misled into thinking, based on Tesla’s marketing and advertising, that Autopilot makes a Tesla vehicle self-driving.
May 19, 2018
Socially responsible firms are selling or rethinking their stake in Facebook over its inability to strengthen data privacyThe retreat from the world’s largest social media network is one of the sharpest responses by investors to concerns about Facebook's handling of user data.
Apr 20, 2018
Facebook's privacy practices were cleared by PwC for the period in which Cambridge Analytica was misusing user dataFacebook has been under scrutiny since disclosing personal information of 87 million Facebook users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica.
Apr 11, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg navigates through his first congressional hearing without making promises on regulation of FacebookDuring the nearly five hours of questioning, Mark Zuckerberg repeated apologies he had previously made for a range of problems that have beset Facebook.
Apr 05, 2018
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica data leak hit about 87 million users including 5.6 lakh IndiansFacebook first acknowledged last month that personal information about millions of users wrongly ended up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica.