Business & Human Rights

  • Google to Add Privacy for Teenagers on its Search Engine and YouTube.

    August 11, 2021

    In response to increasing pressure from Washington, Google has announced it plans additional privacy measures to protect teenage users on YouTube and its search engine including allowing anyone under 18 years old, or a parent or guardian, to request the removal of that minor’s images from Google Image search results.

  • China, U.S., Follow the EU’s Example and Step up Pressure on Big Tech

    August 10, 2021

    China and the United States are joining the EU as tech enforcers as China begins moving to assert control over companies like Alibaba, while the U.S., with bipartisan support, is taking on Google and Facebook in court.

  • Ringle: Rethinking Privacy and The Road To Data Ownership

    August 04, 2021

    Gal Ringle writing in Forbes calls for a renaissance in data privacy regulations, stating that it is much needed following numerous privacy scandals and breaches that have shattered consumer trust, as well as the fact that 87% of Americans view data privacy as a human right.

  • German Court Rules Facebook Improperly Blocked Accounts

    August 03, 2021

    Germany’s Federal Court ruled that Facebook’s deletion of comments made by two German users that the company felt violated community standards for hate speech and the blocking of their accounts was done improperly and ordered the comments reinstated.

  • $888 Million Fine for Amazon Over EU Data Violations

    August 03, 2021

    CNPD, the Luxembourg data protection authority fined Amazon a record amount,  $888 million, after passing a decision that accused the online retailer of using personal data in violation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation.

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