UK opts for slow reboot of Big Tech rules, pushes ahead on privacy ‘reforms’

UK opts for slow reboot of Big Tech rules, pushes ahead on privacy ‘reforms’

The U.K. government has confirmed it will move forward on a major ex ante competition reform aimed at Big Tech, as it set out its priorities for the new parliamentary session earlier today. However it has only said that draft legislation will be published over this period — booting the prospect of passing updated competition […]

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Tim Cook uses privacy keynote to attack sideloading

Tim Cook uses privacy keynote to attack sideloading

Apple CEO Tim Cook has used a speech at the IAPP conference in Washington, D.C. today to frame looming competition reforms which could force the iPhone maker to allow sideloading of apps as a threat to privacy and security. His remarks avoided mentioning any specific pieces of legislation but moves are afoot on both sides […]

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