Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for ads.
Facebook has been ordered to curb data collection practices in Germany after a ruling on Thursday that the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without consent.
Twitter’s lead regulator in the European Union, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), said on Friday it was investigating the company for a breach notification received from the social networking site.
Amazon is among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organisation Noyb, which cited their failure to comply with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Consumer agencies in the Netherlands, Poland and five other European Union countries asked privacy regulators on Tuesday to take action against Google for allegedly tracking the movements of millions of users.