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Tech giants branded online ‘gatekeepers’ in next phase of EU’s digital crackdown

The European Union has targeted Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook owner Meta and TikTok parent ByteDance under new digital rules aimed at reining in the market power of online companies. The six companies were classed as online “gatekeepers” that must face the highest level of scrutiny under the 27-nation bloc’s Digital Markets Act. […]

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Human rights group raises concerns over Chinese cameras at the Oireachtas

Concerns have been raised about the CCTV system made by a company linked to the Chinese Communist Party being used around the Irish Parliament. A human rights group has sent a letter this weekend to highlight qualms about the use of Hikvision surveillance cameras inside and outside the Houses of the Oireachtas in Dublin. Hikvision […]

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