German competition regulator orders Google to give users greater control

06/10/2023 | The Register

The German Federal Cartel Office has ruled that Alphabet's Google must provide users with greater control over how their personal data is used across its range of services. The decision puts constraints on the amount of data the company can collect, as Google will now be required to obtain explicit consent from users before using their information. The competition regulator first expressed concerns about Google's data processing practices in January 2023.

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