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“€150MN FINE for Google: France charges tech giant over abuse of market dominance”

“The French competition watchdog has imposed a 150 million euro fine on US tech giant Google, saying it has abused its market position and failed to provide clear rules for its advertising system, Google Ads. The Google rules are “opaque and … Continue reading

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Fined: “Google accepts half a BILLION euro fine in French fiscal fraud settlement”

“Google has agreed to pay a €465 million fine in France in order to settle a fiscal fraud probe opened into the company four years ago. The US-based tech giant, whose European headquarters are in Dublin, was suspected of avoiding … Continue reading

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“YouTube to pay up to $200 million for child-privacy violations”

“Google will reportedly pay between $150 and $200 million to resolve a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation into YouTube regarding its potential violation of a children’s privacy law, according to a report…” YouTube to pay up to $200 million for … Continue reading

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“Critics slam $5 billion Facebook fine as weak”

“The biggest tech critics in Congress, who had long pushed for tough penalties on Facebook over its handling of consumer data, made it clear that the settlement terms fell short of their expectations. “The FTC just gave Facebook a Christmas … Continue reading

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Rockland County: Commit Suicide With Soft Kill Vaccines Or Be Fined

“A man on a trip from New York, who was unknowingly infected with the measles, traveled to Michigan and spread the virus to 38 other people, authorities said. Meanwhile, Rockland County officials announced their next steps Tuesday in combating the measles … Continue reading

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“Facebook, Twitter and YouTube execs face jail and multi-billion pound fines over terror videos”

“SOCIAL media giant executives could be jailed and their companies fined billions of pounds if they fail to quickly take down violent and terror-related content. Australia could become the first country to introduce prison terms and fines if firms fail … Continue reading

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Power Struggle: “EU regulators hit Google with $1.7 billion fine for blocking ad rivals”

“The European Union on Wednesday ordered Google to pay 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) for stifling competition in the online advertisement sector. The European Commission said Google had placed exclusivity contracts on website owners, stopping them from including search results … Continue reading

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