Top news: Tesla sued under BIPA, Ireland DPC fines Meta, and more


Tesla sued under BIPA

Tesla has been hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging the company violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The suit claims that the company collects the facial geometry of drivers without obtaining informed consent from them. Read More


Ireland DPC fines Meta

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has imposed a fine of €17m on Meta for violating the GDPR over a series of data breaches. The company failed to have “appropriate technical and organizational measures” in place for protecting the user data tied to the breach notifications. Read More


Instagram to introduce parental control tool

Instagram has introduced a new feature to help parents track how much time their children are spending on Instagram. The parental controls will be first made available in the United States and will roll out globally over the coming months. Read More


UK and EU investigate Jedi Blue deal

The UK and EU have launched parallel investigations into the 2018 ‘Jedi Blue’ ad deal between Google and Facebook. The EU investigation will focus on the deal and Google’s abuse of its dominance in the marketplace. Read More


IAB Europe releases updated guide

IAB Europe has published the third edition of its guide to help brands, agencies, publishers, and tech intermediaries prepare for the third-party cookie phaseout. The updated guide outlines the alternative solutions in view of Google's plan to suspend the use of cookies by 2023. Read More