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EU, Japan launch digital partnership

The European Council and leaders from Japan launched the EU-Japan Digital Partnership with the aim of promoting cooperation on digital issues to boost economic growth. The parties will continue to cooperate on “Data Free Flow with Trust” to aid safe and secure flows of cross-border data through enhanced privacy and security. Read More

EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) to come into effect in 2023

EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) aimed at curbing big tech companies is expected to come into effect by spring of 2023. The act targets ‘gatekeeper companies’ like Facebook and Google with the power to control distribution in their markets. Read More

Google announces expanded privacy controls