Outlook darkens for US market as Joe Biden's regulators take shape
Gary Gensler will serve as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Federal Trade Commission member Rohit Chopra will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
View: The change of guard in the US is an opportunity to enforce true accountability over the internet industry
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For Big Tech, Joe Biden brings a new era but no ease in scrutiny
The Obama-Biden administration was a charmed era for America's tech companie...
Top Joe Biden adviser seen as making tech regulation more likely
President-elect Joe Biden's top technology adviser helped craft California's landmark online privacy law and recently condemned a controversial federal statute that protects internet companies from liability, indicators of how the Biden administration may come down on two key tech policy issues.
View: There are reasons why India should fear the new digital monopolists snuffing out enterprise
The prosecution went on to show a prejudice for proof of immediate economic detriment at the expense of equally deleterious, longterm social and economic consequences.
Senate panel moves to compel CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter to testify
The committee's unanimous vote marked the start of a new bipartisan initiative against Big Tech companies, which have been under increasing scrutiny in Washington and from state attorneys general over issues of competition, consumer privacy and hate speech.
TikTok poised for deal to avoid millions in privacy damages
TikTok's Chinese owner is proposing to settle consumer privacy litigation that has exposed it to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages as the video-streaming app prepares for a possible acquisition under threat of being shut down in the U.S. over national security concerns.
French antitrust regulator fines Apple $1.2 bln
The fine, the biggest ever levied by the French antitrust body, comes at a time of heightened scrutiny on U.S. tech giants by European regulators, who have been delving into the firms' powerful market position, the tax they pay, and how they protect consumers' privacy.
Facebook to Pay $550 million in biometric privacy accord
Facebook will pay $550 million to resolve claims it collected user biometric data without consent in one of the largest consumer privacy settlements in US history.
We want to turn into an omni channel in next 5 years: Anuj Khanna Sohum, Affle India
The festive season of October-November-December -- has been relatively muted.
Consumer privacy influencing product rollouts: Facebook
Facing ire from the government, stakeholders, and civil society, Facebook had to rollback its ambitious Free Basics in India.
Differentiate between consumer & biz data: Ginni Rometty, IBM CEO
Ginni Rometty seeks free flow of data across borders to avoid ‘unintended consequences’.
Pure capitalism may up risk of AI abuse: When BV Jagadeesh addressed Nishith Desai's concerns
Jagadeesh talked about the impact of capitalism on deeptech and blockchain.
Yahoo launches online consumer privacy tool
A new online tool from Yahoo Inc will let users see and edit the personal profiles that the Internet company compiles about them to target Internet advertising.