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Amazon Hit With Multibillion-Dollar Antitrust Action in EU

Amazon Hit With Multibillion-Dollar Antitrust Action in EU

Following a two-year investigation into its practices as a retailer and platform, EU regulators announced antitrust charges against Amazon on Tuesday. The European Commission said that it takes issue with what it says is Amazon’s collection of non-public data on its platform that is used to benefit its own retail…

Facebook: Privacy Is Cool, but Have You Guys Heard of Money?

Facebook: Privacy Is Cool, but Have You Guys Heard of Money?

For a platform that likes to keep reminding us over and over and over again that it prizes our individual privacy, Facebook’s done a pretty piss-poor job of actually following through. Over the past few months, we’ve seen the company purposefully prevent any of us from opting out of this…