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Romania faces down Vuitton for ‘stealing’ its beloved blouse

By AFP Published Jul 11, 2024 Villagers in Vaideeni at the foot of Romania’s Carpathian mountains are fuming at French luxury brand Louis Vuitton for “stealing” the design of their traditional blouse. Maria Gioanca, 69, one of two dozen women who still hand sew the black-and-white garment in the village, told AFP she “won’t let [...]read moreRomania faces down Vuitton for ‘stealing’ its beloved blouse

Keller Williams faces another lawsuit by a former agent

Keller Williams was named to an additional class-action lawsuit that takes issue with alterations made to the brokerage’s profit-sharing program.  On Thursday, James McFarlane filed a complaint aiming for class-action status in the U.S. District Court of Maine. McFarlane was associated with Keller Williams from 2004 to 2018. In the past several weeks, 13 agents formerly [...]read moreKeller Williams faces another lawsuit by a former agent

Meta Faces EU Probe Over Russian Disinformation on Facebook

EU officials are again looking to test out their new powers under the Digital Services Act (DSA), with a view to bringing social media companies into line over data usage and advertising. After already launching investigations into X, related to the spread of misinformation on the platform, and TikTok, over the protection of minors in [...]read moreMeta Faces EU Probe Over Russian Disinformation on Facebook

Meta Faces EU Probe Over Russian Disinformation on Facebook

E.U. officials are again looking to test out their new powers under the Digital Services Act (D.S.A.), with a view to bringing social media companies into line over data usage and advertising. After already launching investigations into X, related to the spread of misinformation on the platform, and TikTok, over the protection of minors in [...]read moreMeta Faces EU Probe Over Russian Disinformation on Facebook

TikTok faces a ban in the US, Tesla profits drop and healthcare data leaks

Welcome, folks, to Week in Review (WiR), TechCrunch’s regular newsletter covering this week’s noteworthy happenings in tech. TikTok’s fate in the U.S. looks uncertain after President Joe Biden signed a bill that included a deadline for ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, to divest itself of TikTok within nine months or face a ban on distributing it [...]read moreTikTok faces a ban in the US, Tesla profits drop and healthcare data leaks

Meta Faces Challenges in Europe Over Ad-Free Subscription Offering

Meta looks set to face more legal challenges in Europe, with the European Data Protection Board (E.D.P.B.) publishing new guidance which could force Meta to make its apps to all EU users for free, whether they consent to Meta using their data for ad targeting or not. In November last year, Meta implemented a new, [...]read moreMeta Faces Challenges in Europe Over Ad-Free Subscription Offering

Meta Faces More Challenges in Europe Over Ad-Free Subscription Offering

Meta looks set to face more legal challenges in Europe, with the European Data Protection Board (E.D.P.B.) publishing new guidance which could force Meta to make its apps to all E.U. users for free, whether they consent to Meta using their data for ad targeting or not. In November last year, Meta implemented a new, [...]read moreMeta Faces More Challenges in Europe Over Ad-Free Subscription Offering

X Faces a Ban in Brazil as Elon Defies Government Order To Censor Users

It seems like X (formerly Twitter) could be facing a ban in Brazil, after Elon Musk’s latest decision to defy a court order to block “certain popular accounts in Brazil” On Saturday, X shared this overview of the situation, and the actions that it was being essentially forced to take as a result: X Corp. [...]read moreX Faces a Ban in Brazil as Elon Defies Government Order To Censor Users

X Faces a Ban in Brazil as Elon Defies Government Order to Censor Users

It seems like X (formerly Twitter) could be facing a ban in Brazil, after Elon Musk’s latest decision to defy a court order to block “certain popular accounts in Brazil”. On Saturday, X shared this overview of the situation, and the actions that it was being essentially forced to take as a result: X Corp. [...]read moreX Faces a Ban in Brazil as Elon Defies Government Order to Censor Users

X Faces a Ban in Brazil as Elon Defies Government Order to Censor Users

It seems like X (formerly Twitter) could be facing a ban in Brazil, after Elon Musk’s latest decision to defy a court order to block “certain popular accounts in Brazil”. On Saturday, X shared this overview of the situation, and the actions that it was being essentially forced to take as a result: X Corp. [...]read moreX Faces a Ban in Brazil as Elon Defies Government Order to Censor Users