Browsing: Leonid Bershidsky

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Hey EU, how about going after Apple, too?

The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google €4.3-billion for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system – and for not going after Apple for similar behaviour. Yet, from a consumer’s point of view, Apple should get the same kind of attention.

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Tech giants are stronger than Paul McCartney

The European parliament’s rejection of new copyright rules shows how difficult it is for regulators to compel the tech industry to pay for content that it uses for free. The parliament voted on Thursday to send a draft

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Big tech shows contempt for new privacy rules

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation has been in effect for less than a week. It was always clear that a vast number of companies would comply in only the most perfunctory way, at least while the law was

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I’m sorry I criticised you, Apple: you win

I’ve long been a critic of Apple, but today I give up: it’s the perfect technology company for this day and age, an example to the rest of Silicon Valley. After Apple’s latest results announcement, one could knock it yet again

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Only a tech revolution will restore privacy

Timothy Berners-Lee, credited with inventing the World Wide Web, tweeted up a storm on Thursday, reassuring Internet users that they could reassert control over their data – and the Web’s future – after the Cambridge

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