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“…EU antitrust regulators say they are investigating Google’s data collection”

“EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission told Reuters on Saturday, suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years… “The Commission has sent out questionnaires … 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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Good News: “Regulators abolish [Obama era] ‘net neutrality’ rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that intended to ensure a free and open Internet, as protesters gather to oppose the change. The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight … Continue reading

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“FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive in Emissions Scandal”

“A Volkswagen AG executive was arrested and charged as part of a U.S. investigation into the German auto giant’s emissions-cheating scandal, with a federal complaint detailing how the company’s top management conspired to hide the cheating from regulators.” http://www.wsj.com/articles/fbi-arrests-volkswagen-executive-1483971808 Get … Continue reading

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“Beverly Hills water wasters ‘should be ashamed,’ state regulator says”

“In addition to Beverly Hills, the cities of Indio and Redlands and the Coachella Valley Water District were issued a $61,000 penalty for failing to meet their conservation mandates, officials said.” http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-water-conservation-20151030-story.html When is Nestle going to be fined for stealing … Continue reading

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