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Facebook wins preliminary approval to settle facial recognition lawsuit

Facebook has won preliminary approval from a national court for settlement of a lawsuit that claimed it collected and stored biometric data of millions of customers without their a...

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YouTube not obliged to inform on film pirates, the EU’s top court says

YouTube is not required to hand over the Email or IP address of users who upload films illegally to its video platform, Europe’s top court has ruled, saying there must be a b...

Platform Industry: Ebay app and online marketplaces

Former eBay employees charged with cyber-stalking

Six former eBay employees have been criminally charged with cyber-stalking a Massachusetts couple who published an online newsletter viewed as critical of the e-commerce company, f...

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Australia fines Sony $2.4 million for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games

A court has ruled that a unit of Japan’s Sony Corp broke the consumer law by denying customers refunds for faulty PlayStation games and ordered the company to pay a A$3.5 mil...

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Supreme Court in India lashes out at telecoms firms, says no re-evaluation of dues allowed

India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at mobile phone operators for self-assessing their outstanding telecoms dues, saying it amounted to a violation of court orders....