The Austrian Data Protection Authority (DPA) Thursday ruled that an Austrian website provider’s continuous use of Google Analytics and the resultant transfer of personal data to Google violated the European Union’s (EU) privacy law, the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR). The ruling responded to a series of representations filed by the Austrian privacy advocacy group [...]

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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Friday initiated an antitrust inquiry into Alphabet Inc.’s alleged abuse of market dominance in news aggregation services. The inquiry was initiated by the antitrust regulator under Section 26(1) of India’s Competition Act in response to a complaint filed by the Digital News Publishers Association (DNPA) alleging that Alphabet Inc.’s search [...]

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed two petitions filed by Future Group companies seeking to quash Amazon’s arbitration proceedings before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). Both the petitions asked the court to direct the SIAC to first decide on the Future Group’s application for terminating its 2019 investment deal with Amazon before continuing with [...]

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In his 2021 year-end report, US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts stressed the importance of ensuring the federal judiciary retains its institutional independence. Speaking on the constitutional importance of the Court’s ability to self govern and institute reforms of its own accord without undue Congressional influence, he wrote: The judiciary’s power to manage its internal [...]

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