Regulators

CRTC Will Have ‘Some Authority’ Over User Content with Broadcast Bill [VIDEO]

Representatives from the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on Tuesday told MPs that the regulator will have "some authority" over user-generated content under Bill C-11, but claimed that the scope of that power will be limited — reports the National Post. "User uploaded content can be the subject of some authority by the commission," said Rachelle Frenette,...

Facebook Fined $122 Million By EU Regulators Over WhatsApp Deal

The European Union has fined Facebook $122 million for providing regulators misleading information during a 2014 review of its WhatsApp acquisition. The misleading information raised concerns about the data sharing between the two services. The EU Commission will not undo the acquisition because "the incorrect or misleading information provided by Facebook did not have an impact...