Meta and Amazon under legal spotlight in UK over surveillance

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Meta and Amazon under legal pressure in UK over surveillance
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Meta and Amazon under legal pressure in UK over surveillance

Meta accused of ignoring Facebook optout while DMA asked to launch an antitrust probe into Amazon's iRobot acquisition

Meta and Amazon are being challenged in two separate cases over data collection for competitive advantage and surveillance-based advertising. A lawsuit has been filed against Facebook parent fir...

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