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Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million Chryslers, Dodges, Jeeps and Ram pickups after discovering the "unlikely" possibility that drivers could become unable to turn off cruise control, it said Friday.
The European Union's sweeping General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect Friday, allows member states to take their own path when it comes to issues ranging from the cut-off for obtaining parental consent to the ability to levy criminal penalties. Here, attorneys flag the top points of departure that companies will need to be sure of folding into their compliance plans.
The New York State Attorney General’s Office is not cooperating with Charter Communications Inc.’s probe into whether the watchdog wrongly looped in a net neutrality advocate and other groups to engineer a case against Charter's allegedly faulty internet service, the provider has asserted.
The parent company of Chili’s Grill & Bar was hit with a putative class action in Florida federal court Thursday over hacked customer credit and debit card information, less than two weeks after the company announced that a data breach had affected some of its 1,600 restaurants.
An Austrian privacy lawyer on Friday filed multibillion-euro complaints against Facebook and Google for allegedly seeking "forced consent" in their terms of service, in some of the first cases to test the reach of the EU's new data regime.