Tech Giant Data Use in Spotlight as Italy Probes Apple, Google, Facebook

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“Unfair practices” make user consent difficult, prosecutors allege

Authorities in Italy have released an investigation into “unfair practices” utilized by Apple, Google and Dropbox as the Europe-broad crackdown on data use by US tech giants continues.

Italy’s Competitions and Markets Authority – the AGCM – has initiated six investigations into iCloud, Google Generate and Dropbox about a lack of clarity in their phrases of company when it arrives to user data.

It is the most current incident to place the highlight on the data techniques of Big Tech following July’s European Court of Justice (ECJ) conclusion in the Schrems II situation on the transfer of European user data to the US, which invalidated the US-EU Privacy Protect employed by several companies to secure client information.

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