The European Parliament has approved the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive, passing controversial copyright rules that campaigners claim could change the way the internet works.
The UK’s tech professionals are now more likely to blow the whistle on an employer’s misbehaviour in the wake of scandals in the sector, according to exclusive new research.
European Union regulators have fined Google with a €1.49bn fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising via the AdSense platform.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an online ad from the loan company Peachy for encouraging consumers to stockpile food as Brexit uncertainty heightens.
Spotify has accused Apple of anti-competitive practices by charging a 30% “tax” , leading to an investigation by the European Union’s competition watchdog.
A new UK government report has found tech giants are stifling innovation and reducing choices for consumers, calling for an overhaul of the UK’s competition rules and the creation of a new regulator.
IBM has been accused of using Flickr photos for a facial-recognition project, without the permission of people in the images.
Far-right political groups have been using fake accounts and co-ordinated behaviour on Twitter to amplify pro-Brexit views, according to new research.
Facebook has discovered and taken down dozens of fake accounts used to spread hate in UK.
Thousands of people in Moscow and two other Russian cities gathered to march against their government’s new internet restriction laws on Sunday.
Trust in advertising has from around 50% favourable in the early ’90s to just 25% in 2018. A new report from the Advertising Association outlined the key problems and new actions that can be taken to reverse the trend.
In a bid to eradicate fraud from influencer marketing, Buzzoole has developed proprietary technology that can identify fake accounts, fake followers and fake engagements or interactions.
UK-based businesses and people will be unable to hold onto their .eu domains after Brexit, even if there is a Withdrawl Agreement in place, according to new plans outlined by the European Commission.
Six leading hotel booking sites have all agreed to make changes to their websites after an investigation uncovered ‘misleading’ sales tactics designed to boost bookings.
Facebook paid children as young as 13 to install software on their phones which let the company collect data on how they used its competitors’ apps, according to a new report.
Scientists have discovered it’s possible to create a 95% accurate profile of non-users on social media using their friends’ data, leading to so-called ‘shadow profiles’.
A group of high-profile celebrity influencers celebrities have agreed to more clearly state when they have been paid or received free gifts to promote products online.
WhatsApp is limiting the number of times a message can be forwarded on in a bid to combat the spread of fake news.
Google has been served with a €50m (£44.1m) fine by the French data regulator for breaching the EU’s rules on consumer data protection, representing the largest fine yet under GDPR.