Get ready to see the EU's landmark privacy regulation flex its muscles as it prepares for a fight.
The companies could be about to receive big fines and other sanctions if they're found to have flouted Europe's privacy law.
Hackers hit the budget European airline, accessing email addresses, travel plans and some credit card details.
The tech giant is transferring control of UK Google accounts to the US and out of the jurisdiction of EU privacy regulators. But the GDPR will still apply.
The Irish Data Commissioner is investigating whether the two US tech companies are in breach of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.
Also, Avast shuts down its data collection firm that was mining your browser data, and Facebook pays $550 million over collecting people's face data.
Between restoring net neutrality, regulating the tech industry and tackling the state's housing crisis, California state Sen. Scott Wiener never stops moving.
Thankfully, one major company's decision can help Americans, too.
'Like' button plugins can transmit people's data back to Facebook even if they don't click on those buttons, the ECJ finds.
The GDPR strikes again, in the wake of 339 million hotel guest records being exposed in a security incident.
The Information Commissioner's Office plans to hit the airline over a data breach that affected 500,000 customers.
We learn how rapid internet growth is changing Africa, see what Europe's GDPR has accomplished in its first year and get an early look at Disneyland's new Star Wars-themed attraction.