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Facebook’s role in European elections under scrutiny

“These political ads aren’t regulated; nobody knows what is being said on Facebook,” said Dodd, 26, who plans to vote for the Labour Party in Thursday’s elections, but who continued to be bombarded with online [Read entire story]

Europe flunks Twitter on removing hate speech

Twitter has failed to meet European standards for removing hate speech, figures published Thursday show, as pressure mounts, particularly on the Continent, for tech companies to do more to tackle such harmful [Read entire story]

EU fines Facebook $122 million over WhatsApp data sharing

On Thursday, the European Union’s powerful antitrust chief fined the social network $122 million for giving misleading statements during the company’s $19 billion acquisition of the Internet messaging service [Read entire story]

Uber suffers bloody nose in its fight to conquer Europe

Uber suffered a setback to its global expansion plans Thursday when a senior adviser to Europe’s highest court recommended that the San Francisco ride-hailing company comply with the region’s tough transportation [Read entire story]

In global expansion, Netflix makes friends with carriers

[...] negotiations have become increasingly commonplace for Netflix as its global ambitions have taken the content streaming service far from its Los Gatos roots into markets across Europe, Latin America and Asia. The [Read entire story]