• German watchdog will reportedly order Facebook to stop gathering some data - CNET

    6 days ago - By CNET

    The Federal Cartel Office is concerned about data sharing with third-party apps.
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  • Danish regulators go after Bitcoin trader's unpaid tax

    Danish regulators go after Bitcoin trader's unpaid tax

    6 days ago - By The Next Web

    Cryptocurrency traders in Denmark will be facing increased scrutiny. It comes after the country's tax agency was granted permission to begin collecting data relating to cryptocurrency trades made through three exchanges between 2016 and 2018. A statement published on the agency's website says this is the first time the Tax Authority has been granted access to this information. As a result, exchanges will need to provide information including traders' names, addresses, total trade amount made in fiat and virtual currency, fees paid, and personal tax numbers. However, the information sharing...
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  • German antitrust bods set to bark at Facebook over data collection

    German antitrust bods set to bark at Facebook over data collection

    6 days ago - By The Inquirer

    Mark Zuckerberg gefällt das nicht
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  • Germany looks to restrict Facebook's data collection

    Germany looks to restrict Facebook's data collection

    6 days ago - By TechRadar

    Facebook is facing increasing scrutiny over the way it handles user data, with regulators in Germany hoping to legally restrict the scope of Facebook's data collection practices through third-party apps. Only last month, it emerged that various third party companies - like Netflix, Spotify and Apple - were given access to huge swathes of Facebook's user data , and could even "read, write, and delete users' private messages". Last year too, we reported on how the Facebook-owned WhatsApp was sharing user's payment information with its parent company. According the Bild am Sonntag , Germany's...
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