Regulators

06.20.13
Google ordered by French regulators to revamp privacy policy or face fines
06.20.13

Google ordered by French regulators to revamp privacy policy or face fines

Google has been under the gun in the EU for a while now about its privacy policies, particularly i...

By S. Dent,   06.20.13
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02.19.13
EU regulators unsatisfied with Google's response to privacy policy concerns
02.19.13

EU regulators unsatisfied with Google's response to privacy policy concerns

European Union regulators weren't exactly content with Google after it rolled up most of its priva...

By A. Santos,   02.19.13
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05.19.12
China clears Google acquisition of Motorola, eliminates last barrier to Googorola bliss (update)
05.19.12

China clears Google acquisition of Motorola, eliminates last barrier to Googorola bliss (update)

The final significant roadblock to Google's buyout of Motorola has been cleared, as Chinese regula...

By J. Fingas,   05.19.12
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04.24.12
SEC investigating movie studios' dealings with China
04.24.12

SEC investigating movie studios' dealings with China

Reuters is reporting that regulators have begun a probe of American movie studios and their dealin...

By T. O'Brien,   04.24.12
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03.31.12
Expedia adds to Google's EU antitrust woes, decision expected after Easter
03.31.12

Expedia adds to Google's EU antitrust woes, decision expected after Easter

Google's position as the dominant search engine doesn't come without a price. Smaller search sites...

By J. Trew,   03.31.12
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03.06.12
FTC: Western Digital and Hitachi must give assets and IP rights to Toshiba (update: sale approved)
03.06.12

FTC: Western Digital and Hitachi must give assets and IP rights to Toshiba (update: sale approved)

Thought everything was looking rosy for the hard drive hitch of the year? Well, it looks like Feder...

By M. Smith,   03.06.12
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12.05.11
European regulators set sights on Carrier IQ, rootkit scandal goes international
12.05.11

European regulators set sights on Carrier IQ, rootkit scandal goes international

Most of the bruhaha over Carrier IQ and its activity-tracking rootkit has been contained to the U...

By T. O'Brien,   12.05.11
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11.23.11
Western Digital purchase of Hitachi's hard drive business approved by EU regulators
11.23.11

Western Digital purchase of Hitachi's hard drive business approved by EU regulators

Two of the hard drive industry's biggest players will soon be just one company. European Union re...

By T. O'Brien,   11.23.11
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08.02.11
FCC hails spectrum alliances with Canada and Mexico, seeks to reduce border conflicts
08.02.11

FCC hails spectrum alliances with Canada and Mexico, seeks to reduce border conflicts

It's not every day that the FCC enters into new multinational agreements, so you'll have to for...

By Z. Lutz,   08.02.11
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