Watchdog

UK data watchdog kicks £280m British Airways and Marriott GDPR fines into legal long grass

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/13/ico_british_airways_marriott_fines_delayed/

2 weeks ago

Info Commish has £2m annual legal budget to face off with multinationals

WatchdogBritish

5G signals won't make men infertile, sighs UK ad watchdog as it bans bonkers scary poster

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/08/anti_5g_poster_banned_unsubstantiated_cancer_claims/

3 weeks ago

'Unsubstantiated' ad must never be seen again, growls adland watchdog

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Fuming French monopoly watchdog is so incensed by Google's 'random' web ad rules, it's fining the US giant, er, <1% annual profit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/20/google_france_fine_advertising/

a month ago

Payer cette petite amende, s'il vous plaît

FrenchMonopolyWatchdogGooglesRandomAnnualProfit

Poor, poor mobile networks. UK's comms watchdog plans to stop 'em selling locked-down handsets

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/17/ofcom_details_plans_to_stop_networks_flogging_locked_handsets/

a month ago

First OTT apps nick their SMS revenue, now this...

MobileNetworksWatchdogSelling

Yeah but, no, but... 'Overpaid' Boeing snaps back at NASA's watchdog

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/25/space_roundup/

2 months ago

Roundup Also: India admits Vikram had 'hard landing', 'nauts continue ISS repair job, and more

BoeingWatchdog

Top American watchdog refuses to release infamous 2012 dossier into Google’s anti-competitive behavior

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/01/ftc_google_anticompetitive_behavior/

3 months ago

FTC tells Senator staff reports are confidential

AmericanWatchdogReleaseGooglesBehavior

UK ads watchdog slaps Amazon for UX dark arts after folk bought Prime subs they didn't want

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/30/amazon_prime_payment_page_ux_badness/

3 months ago

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Microsoft warned: Your cloud contracts are 'serious concern' says EU privacy watchdog

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-warned-your-cloud-contracts-are-serious-concern-says-eu-privacy-watchdog/

3 months ago

Microsoft promises EU customers new revisions to the terms of its cloud contracts.

MicrosoftWarnedCloudContractsSeriousPrivacyWatchdog

US govt watchdog barks at FAA over 737 Max inspectors' lack of qualifications

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/25/faa_737_max_inspectors/

4 months ago

People who signed off the type rating course weren't qualified, claims whistleblower

Watchdog

Pesky legacy kit! It's stopping UK.gov getting at your data – watchdog

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/25/creaking_legacy_kit_huge_barrier_to_gov_data_extraction_pac/

4 months ago

Don't worry, DCMS is about to publish 'yet another strategy'

LegacyGettingWatchdog

Pentagon $10bn JEDI cloud contract: We're probing for misconduct, says defense watchdog

https://www.zdnet.com/article/pentagon-10bn-jedi-cloud-contract-were-probing-for-misconduct-says-defense-watchdog/

5 months ago

A decision on the Department of Defense's JEDI contract is a year late, with another investigation now underway.

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