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Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists?

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Germany may order Facebook to stop collecting some user data

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At Blind, a security lapse revealed private complaints from Silicon Valley employees

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Microsoft calls on companies to adopt a facial recognition code of conduct

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Australia rushes its ‘dangerous’ anti-encryption bill into parliament, despite massive opposition

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Opera for Android will get rid of annoying cookie prompts

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Facial recognition startup Kairos founder continues to fight attempted takeover

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UK watchdog hands Facebook maximum $500K fine over Cambridge Analytica data breach

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