Google, Facebook to face big penalties in Europe unless they change policies

Google, Facebook and several other major US-based internet sites have had a tense relationship with EU regulators, who see many of their terms and practises as contrary to European law, especially when it comes to consumer privacy. Now, it seems, the companies are please give immediate deadlines to construct the requested changes or face financial penalties.

According to Reuters, there’s a stepped-up effort by EU leaders to get American tech companies to comply with European regulations and norms. Among the issues being discussed 😛 TAGEND Facebook is asked to remove” slanderous or threatening online postings quickly” More aggressive action against fraudulent consumer content or scams More explicit identification of sponsored content Eliminating words that require waivers of EU citizens’ contractual rights Ability for consumers to sue in domestic courts rather than being compelled to sue in US courts

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