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The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), codified as Cal. Civ. Code §1798.100 et seq,is California’s current attempt at regulating the collection and use of personal information of California residents. The statute has numerous similarities with the GDPR –
CNIL v. Google (January 2019) In January 2019, the French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) CNIL published a “deliberation” concerning alleged violations of the GDPR by Google LLC., assessing a 50 million Euro fine to Google. The investigation into Google’s
BunderKartellamt v. Facebook (February 2019) In February 2019, the Bundeskartellamt – Federal Cartel Office (FCO) – Germany’s competition law authority, issued an antitrust ruling against Facebook. The FCO observed that because of Facebook’s dominant position on the market, users feel
On February 27, 2019, the operators of the video social networking app Musical.ly, now known as Tik Tok agreed to pay a $5.7 million fine to settle allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that the company illegally collected personal information