One Transatlantic Data-Sharing Pact Is Already Dead. Today’s Case Against Facebook Could Kill Another 

In 2013, NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed to the world how, among other things, the U.S. was forcing tech companies to give American spies access to the data of millions of people around the globe, through a program called PRISM. That revelation is still emitting shockwaves some six years later. The U.S. surveillance efforts have […]

Facebook and Google’s Data-Control Tactics Aren’t Just a Privacy Issue Anymore

It used to be that the only regulators who were interested in Facebook and Google’s data-controlling ways were privacy watchdogs. No longer. Competition regulators are increasingly getting in on the action, too—and it’s a controversial trend, particularly in Europe. On Wednesday, the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) became the latest to join the fun […]