m3n4.net
m3n4.net September 25, 2018


Facebook to move users outside Europe ahead of new data regulations

20 April 2018, 01:03 | Antoinette Holland

Facebook We're not the only one who collects your data for

Facebook We're not the only one who collects your data for ad targeting

While Facebook users outside the United States and Canada are now protected by terms of service with the company's global headquarters in Ireland, Facebook has confirmed it will change that.

The GDPR gives consumers increased control over personal data collection.

That removes a huge potential liability for Facebook, as the new European Union law allows for fines of up to 4 percent of global annual revenue for infractions, which in Facebook's case could mean billions of dollars. As of December, Facebook had 239 million users in the United States and Canada, 370 million in Europe and 1.52 billion users elsewhere.

Guilty must be held accountable: United Nations chief on Kathua rape
The body of the girl was recovered from Rassana forest on January 17 - almost a week after she went missing while grazing horses in the forest area.

When Facebook set up its worldwide headquarters in Ireland in 2008 to take advantage of low corporate tax rates, users outside the U.S. and Canada came under the protection of European regulators. Meanwhile, of the remainder who said they'd be willing to pay for ad-free Facebook, 41.6% said they'd only pay between $1 and $5, while 25% said they'd pay between $6 and $10. Violating the new rules will result in fines, and other US tech companies are making changes to prepare to comply with GDPR.

"We will also ask people to agree to our updated terms of service and data policy, which include more detail in response to questions about how our services work", said Erin Egan, VP and chief privacy officer, Policy and Ashlie Beringer, VP and deputy general counsel.

The GDPR, approved by European lawmakers in 2016, will require companies to ask customers for permission to use their data, delete customer data when asked, inform customers about breaches in a timely manner and more.

Egypt army says 27 jihadists killed in Sinai operation
Egypt first imposed the current state of emergency in April 2017 after two church bombings killed at least 45 people. The emergency law expands police powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures and can limit freedom of movement.

Facebook is set to comply with strict new privacy rules in Europe next month, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said publicly that those protections will be available around the world.

In practice, the change means the 1.5 billion affected users will not be able to file complaints with Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner or in Irish courts. Certain types of data such as browsing history, for instance, are considered personal data under European Union law but are not as protected in the United States, he said.

The executives said the company will not be asking for new rights to collect, use or share user data. Next month, the social network will change this situation, leaving under the protection of the European laws, only Europeans.

Gardner Protects Colorado's Legal Marijuana Industry - Senator Cory Gardner
Gardner noted that Trump had stated during his campaign that he had supported states' rights to decide how to approach marijuana. But Trump has also railed at the dangers of drug-related crime and suggested recreational marijuana should not be permitted.



Other News

Trending Now

Coli outbreak in 7 states
Most of the patients said they ate a salad at a restaurant; romaine lettuce was the only common ingredient identified. A map of the outbreak shows that people have been sickened in seven states across a wide geographical area.

At least 250 killed in military plane crash in Algeria
Algeria President Abdelaziz Bouteflika declared three days of national mourning and prayers for the dead on Friday. Their bodies were taken to the Algerian army's central hospital in Ain Naadja for identification.

The Avengers Gang Bond In A New Infinity War Featurette
While not much is known at the new movie, it is expected to be inspired by those comics as well as the sequel series, " Infinity War ".

Jeremy Corbyn suggests non-Assad groups may have carried out Douma attack
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have given the action their full support, secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said. Britain joined the U.S. and France in launching more than 100 missiles against Syrian government targets overnight.

P&G Is Buying German Company Merck For $4.2 Billion
Novartis sold its interest in a consumer joint venture to partner GlaxoSmithKline Plc, gaining cash to invest in innovative drugs. The deal will add Merck's vitamin and food supplements to P&G's existing roster of over-the-counter medicines.

IPL 2018: Rohit Sharma completes half-century of fifties in T20 cricket
Statistics work in favor of Mumbai Indians as RCB hasn't won a single game against them since the past two seasons. Apart from Sunrisers Hyderabad , the Rajasthan Royals are the form team going into the fourth round of fixtures.

Neymar recovers from broken foot injury, ready for World Cup
It was terrible getting injured but I am more rested, that's the upside. "We have to look at things from the good side". Brazil's World Cup opener is against Switzerland on June 17, and Serbia is in their group.

Quebec cocaine smuggler sentenced in Australia
However, Roberge was actually encouraged to use Instagram so she would get tons of likes and act as a decoy. Roberge's fellow smuggler, Lagacé, was sentenced back in November to seven years in prison.

European Nations Form New Blockchain Partnership
The declaration will bring together member states to exchange their experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields. Blockchain technology is a system of organization of distributed databases.

Trump attacks Comey for supporting McCabe
That was one of four times that McCabe "lacked candor" in talking about the story, the report said. Though the statement or suggestion was not under oath , it still got McCabe in trouble.