Europe's new data law upends global online advertising

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) seems to have taken its toll on online advertisers, as data privacy laws get more teeth from these rules.

AI tips off regulators to possible EU data privacy faults

Consumer groups in the European Union have used Claudette, an artificial intelligence (AI) system, to show that internet companies have problematic clauses in their privacy statements.


Facebook, Google targeted among 19 pan-EU privacy complaints

Privacy regulators across Europe now enjoy the same powers to mete out fines of as much as 4 per cent of worldwide annual sales for serious violations.

EU GDPR law Highlights: From Facebook to Google, why privacy policies are changing

European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes in to effect today. Here are live updates on what these changes will mean for users.

GDPR explained: What's changing under new data privacy rules

Not much will change for you, at least right away; companies will keep on collecting and analyzing personal data from your phone, the apps you use and the sites you visit.

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

While the legislation has been applauded for tackling the thorny question of personal data privacy, the rollout is also causing confusion.


GDPR is here: Mess up and we'll fine you, warns EU privacy chief

Facebook would dodge the tough new sanctions under the updated EU rules if any violations in the Cambridge Analytica case are proven because the rules don’t apply retroactively.

As EU's new GDPR rules come into effect, the tsunami of emails inspire hilarious meme-fest on Twitter

EU GDPR law: A tsunami of emails from companies are literally clinging on to customers like "desperate exes" and Netizens, on their part, did what they are best at — make memes while the sun shines. 

WhatsApp iOS update adds 'Request Account Info' feature for users

WhatsApp update on iOS brings an important new feature, which will let users request their Account information from the messaging app.