Neowin: Twitter expands political ad transparency tools to EU, India, and Australia

Neowin: Twitter expands political ad transparency tools to EU, India, and Australia . “Twitter has announced that it’s bringing political ad rules to European Union member states, India, and Australia, following a rollout last year in the United States. The transparency effort consists of the Political Campaigning Policy, which defines political content, and the Ads Transparency Center (ATC), where users can dig into information about political advertisers.”

Bloomberg Quint: Google, Facebook Forced to Pay Creators Under New EU Rules

Bloomberg Quint: Google, Facebook Forced to Pay Creators Under New EU Rules. “Online platforms will be required to compensate publishers and creators for the content that appears on their websites, under new European Union copyright rules that could shrink access to online media in Europe.”

UK Authority: UK may lose access to verified medicines database

UKAuthority: UK may lose access to verified medicines database. “Patients will be at risk from fake medicines if the UK leaves the EU without a deal because access to a new EU-wide database could be lost, pharmaceutical leaders have warned.”

The Verge: GDPR Makes It Easier To Get Your Data, But That Doesn’t Mean You’ll Understand It

The Verge: GDPR Makes It Easier To Get Your Data, But That Doesn’t Mean You’ll Understand It. “I decided to test the ‘Right of Access’ offered by four of the biggest tech companies operating in the EU: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google. What I found suggested that while you can certainly get the raw data, actually understanding it is another matter, which makes it harder to make informed decisions about your data.”

CNET: Google could kill Google News in EU over controversial proposed law

CNET: Google could kill Google News in EU over controversial proposed law. “If the European Union goes ahead with a controversial set of changes to digital copyright, Google could pull its Google News service from the continent, according to a report Monday by Bloomberg.”