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UK names John Edwards as its choice for next data protection chief as gov’t eyes watering down privacy standards – TechCrunch

The UK government has named the person it wants to take over as its chief data protection watchdog, with sitting…

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Facebook ordered not to apply controversial WhatsApp T&Cs in Germany – TechCrunch

The Hamburg data protection agency has banned Facebook from processing the additional WhatsApp user data that the tech giant is…