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The reorganization of Google into Alphabet was completed on 2 October 2015.
US Supreme Court opens the door for larger companies to face lawsuits over discriminatory policies, say LGBTQ+ activists
Author: Noam Scheiber, The New York Times
“Gay rights ruling pushes workplace dynamic already in motion”, 15 June 2020...
Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters
"Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use," 2 June 2020...
Weak enforcement of EU data protection law means companies are able to circumvent rules, report warns on two-year anniversary of GDPR
Further information on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including what the GDPR means for business and human rights in the digital economy and human rights concerns arising from non-compliance, is available here.
Author: Tyler Sonnemaker, Business Insider
"Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally collected location data from smartphone users even after they opted out," 27 May 2020...
EU Industry commissioner Thierry Breton warns Facebook's Zuckerberg to step up efforts against fake news
Author: EU Today (UK)
18 May 2020 ...
Author: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (Czechia)
Russia's Media Regulator Asks Google To Block Article Questioning Coronavirus Death Toll, 15 May 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak: Surveillance, censorship & privacy
- Related companies: Google (part of Alphabet)
Author: Eric Null & Jennifer Brody, Brink (US)
"Are Contact-Tracing Apps the Answer? Lessons the US Can Learn From Other Countries," 11 May 2020...