The investigation had three major components: transparency in the context of non-users; transparency in the context of users; and transparency in the context of sharing of user personal data between WhatsApp and its sister companies.
For the past decade or so, the GAFAMA group has been the target of accusations and ignominies of all kinds: tax evasion, abuse, scandal, tax havens, usurpation. All kinds of slanders, insults and reproaches have been hitting the fan in the mainstream press as well as the daily media, and on the benches of the National Assembly, in France.
The Member States are split in finding an amicable resolution in ensuring proper tax payments by such multinational companies
Concerns have been raised in Europe and America over Facebook’s ambitious plan to introduce a cryptocurrency
In the continuing aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, US authorities move to take financial action against Big Tech giant