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  • EU may need to regulate tech giants' data use: EU antitrust chief

    The European Union may impose rules to ensure companies that collect data do not misuse it, Europe's antitrust chief said on Friday, signaling how she could use her expanded powers to rein in U.S. tech firms like Facebook and Google.

  • Brexit: How are the UK's talks with the EU going?

    Has there been any progress in the UK's talks in Brussels since Boris Johnson became prime minister?

    BBC News
  • How to delete your Fitbit account and erase your personal data

    You can delete your Fitbit account at any time on the Fitbit mobile app or website.  After you choose to delete your account, you have one week to change your mind, and then all data is deleted from your account within 30 to 90 days. You can delete your account from the Fitbit app or using the Fitbit web page.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you no longer want your Fitbit account, you can delete it from your Fitbit app for iPhone or Android, or through the Fitbit...

    Business Insider
  • Watchdog questions collection of public's data

    It comes after Buzzfeed claimed to have seen leaked documents about creating a central database.

    BBC News
  • How the DMV is making millions by selling drivers’ personal data

    Motor vehicle departments around the United States are taking drivers’ personal information and selling it to a range of businesses, including private investigators, generating millions of dollars in revenue, said a scathing new report. According to Motherboard, which obtained hundreds of pages of documents through public records requests, members of the public are likely not

    New York Post
  • DMVs are making millions selling drivers' personal data

    Departments of Motor Vehicles across the U.S. are making millions of dollars from selling personal information on to private investigators and other companies. Drivers may not be aware of this.

    Mail Online
  • Guarantee the legal status of all EU migrants living in the UK

    Signatories including Diane Abbott and Alf Dubs say the rights of EU nationals should be guaranteed. Plus Richard Griffiths on his Swedish wife’s difficulty in getting settled status and Emanuele Maindron on her family being torn apart. And another contributor says spare a thought for non-EU nationals too In his first statement as prime minister, Boris Johnson gave “unequivocally our guarantee to the 3.2 million EU nationals now living and working among us

    the Guardian