• How Google, Facebook will adapt to Europe's new privacy law

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Companies large and small are updating their privacy policies and service terms to comply with upcoming European Union rules governing data and privacy. Only EU users are technically covered by the rules, formally known as the General Data Protection Regulation.
    But many companies are making broader changes anyway, at least to some degree. Here's a look at how three leading internet companies - Facebook, Google and Twitter - are adapting to a post-GDPR world.
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    In March, Facebook updated its privacy controls in hopes of making them easier to find and understand. CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
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  • What's changing and what's not under new data privacy rules

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Europe's new data and privacy rules take effect a week from Friday, clarifying individual rights to the personal data collected by companies around the world for targeted advertising and other purposes.
    Years in the making, the rules are prompting companies to rewrite their privacy policies and in some cases, apply the European Union's tougher standards even in the U.S. and other regions where privacy laws are weak. Although they take effect as Facebook faces an enormous privacy crisis , that timing is largely coincidental.
    Not much will change for you, at least right away; companies will...
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