Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany | 7 Apr 2022
A European Court of Justice adviser has suggested a fixed procedure that search engine operators and data subjects should undertake when they deal with allegations that inaccurate data has been listed on search results.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, European Union, France, etc. | 11 Aug 2021
Japan and India join forces to improve competition practices, France revises its enforcement procedure, and the UK calls for reform of its music streaming market – plus more key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Belgium, Brazil, etc. | 3 Aug 2021
China cracks down on the misuse of facial recognition data, administrative sanctions begin under Brazil’s LGPD, Abu Dhabi introduces further data protection rules, and Israel allows the use of geolocation data in court – plus enforcement actions from around the world and other key data protection updates.
Lexology PRO | Russia | 2 Aug 2021
Russian authorities have fined Google and opened cases against WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter over violations of its personal data law – part of what observers say is a growing crackdown against the tech giants.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Spain | 27 Jul 2021
A market study by the Spanish antitrust watchdog has found that the country's digital advertising sector is dominated by Facebook and Google, which together control more than 70% of the market’s revenue.
Lexology PRO | Australia | 22 Jul 2021
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched an inquiry into online marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon, Kogan and Catch.com.au as part of its examination of digital platform services.
Lexology PRO | New Zealand | 21 Jul 2021
New Zealand’s antitrust authority is seeking a declaration from the High Court that a consumer loan company violated the country’s anti-cartel rules by allegedly agreeing with rivals not to appear in each other’s Google search results.
Lexology PRO | Canada, USA | 12 Jul 2021
Canada’s federal court has ruled that Google’s use of personal information to present search results makes its search engine subject to the country’s privacy law – a judgment that could affect Canadians’ right to be forgotten.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 8 Jul 2021
The UK’s data watchdog has fined a charity that supports trans children and teenagers for allowing sensitive personal data to be accessible through search engines.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, United Kingdom | 22 Jun 2021
The European Commission has launched an in-depth investigation into whether Google anticompetitively favours its own services in the digital advertising sector.