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Italy’s antitrust regulator has fined Alphabet’s Google and iPhone maker Apple 10 million euros ($11.2 million) each for “aggressive practices” linked to the commercial use of user data.
Another complaint against Amazon Europe: a customer made an access request to find out why he was denied certain payment options; he did not receive a reply.
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‘Unser Ö-Bonus Club GmbH,’ a Vienna-based company that operates a multi-partner loyalty program, got a fine of 2,000,000 EUR from the Austrian Data Protection Authority (Datenschutzbehörde) over multiple violations of the GDPR
The new requirement is part of ongoing changes to help increase safety, security, and transparency for apps on the Play Store.