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EU Accuses US Tech Titans of Breaking GDPR Laws

Trend Summary: Complaints have been filed against US media titans within hours of the implementation of new GDPR laws.


Among the alledged culprits are Facebook, Google, Instagram and WhatsApp, all accused of forcing their users to consent to ...

... targeted advertising in order to use their services. 

According to privacy protection group Noyb.eu led by activist Max Schrems, people are not being given a "free choice" in the use of the above-mentioned services.

The websites in question could be forced to change how they operate, failing which they could be fined under the recently implemented GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation].

Read the original unabridged BBC.co.UK article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2018]

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... targeted advertising in order to use their services. 

According to privacy protection group Noyb.eu led by activist Max Schrems, people are not being given a "free choice" in the use of the above-mentioned services.

The websites in question could be forced to change how they operate, failing which they could be fined under the recently implemented GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation].

Read the original unabridged BBC.co.UK article.

[Estimated timeframe:Q1 2018]

All data sources are attributed with links to the original insight. The insight is then summarised and, where appropriate, enhanced with additional information.

Source: BBC.co.uk
MTT insight URL: http://marketingtrendtracker.com/article.aspx?id=7424