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Facebook Rejects Talks With Australia Publisher

Australia’s competition watchdog is looking into a claim that Facebook refused a publisher’s request to negotiate a licensing deal, according to The New York...
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Data Sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook: The CCI Opens an Investigation...

By Parumita Pal and Hrishav Kumar*   Introduction The switch from traditional brick-and-mortar business models to rapidly a evolving digital mode of doing business has impacted...
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New Antitrust Bills Zero In Amazon, Apple, Facebook & Google

Last week US lawmakers fired a shot across Big Tech’s bow, introducing five new bills designed to curb what lawmakers have described as “unregulated...

Facebook Oculus Acquires BigBox VR

BigBox VR, maker of the virtual reality game “Population: One,” has been acquired by Oculus owner Facebook for an undisclosed amount, according to announcements...
Facebook

UK & EU Hit Facebook With New Antitrust Suit

Regulators in the UK and the EU launched formal competition investigations into Facebook at the same time on Friday, marking a rare coordinated probe on a...
Google & Facebook

Google & Facebook To Pay For Media Content Under New Australian...

Australia’s competition regulator has declared victory in a three-year battle to make Facebook and Google pay for news after the internet groups signed deals...

Facebook May Face New EU Antitrust Probe

Facebook is likely to face its first EU antitrust investigation in the coming weeks as regulators zoom in on its online marketplace after rivals complained...

Facebook Wants To Add Pay-Per-View Sports

The first pay-per-view sporting event happened more than 60 years ago, when boxing fans mailed US$2 to the TelePrompTer company to watch Floyd Patterson...

Court Allows Irish Regulator To Proceed With Inquiry Into Facebook Data

Facebook lost a bid to block a European Union privacy decision that could suspend its ability to send information about European users to US...

Facebook Loses UK Appeal Over Giphy Merger

Facebook has lost an appeal over an investigation by UK regulators into its acquisition of gif-sharing platform Giphy The social network announced a US$400 million...

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