Disputes

Schrems attacks Apple tracker

Noyb has filed two complaints to European data protection authorities against Apple over its tracking technology.

17 November 2020

Analytics vendor: broad application of wiretap law would criminalise adtech

A US retailer and its digital marketing vendor are seeking to end a class action lawsuit that accuses them of intercepting consumers’ communications without their consent.

17 November 2020

Trump delays TikTok ban as legal battles continue

The US Department of Commerce will delay its orders prohibiting TikTok from US app stores pending the outcome of ongoing litigation with plaintiffs who seek to reverse the government ban.

13 November 2020

Multimillion-euro German fine slashed

A German court has heavily reduced a multimillion-euro fine issued last year against telecommunications company 1&1, in a decision that may dent German regulators’ confidence in their fine calculations.

12 November 2020

US court grants access to Capital One regulatory records

A US judge has granted plaintiffs partial access to regulatory records and other documents related to Capital One’s 2019 data breach, rejecting arguments by the bank and its regulators that the documents are privileged.

09 November 2020

DOJ: Plaid data would jeopardise Visa monopoly

The US Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid claims the deal is designed to end the competitive threat posed by the smaller company’s financial data network.

06 November 2020

Facebook avoids BrandTotal data access injunction

A US court has denied analytics company BrandTotal’s motion for a restraining order that would have forced Facebook to grant access to its platform.

05 November 2020

LexisNexis forced to change data practices

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has agreed to change how it sells information about car crashes in the US and pay out more than $5 million in fees following protracted litigation.

04 November 2020

App maker fights UK Facebook data misuse lawsuit

An entrepreneur has denied that his apps siphoned user data from Facebook and licensed it to other companies.

03 November 2020

New Mexico appealing COPPA lawsuit against Google

The New Mexico attorney general will appeal against a US federal court’s decision to dismiss the state’s lawsuit against Google for allegedly tracking public school students.

03 November 2020

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