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Google's remedies in UK 'Privacy Sandbox' probe are just the start, CMA executive insists

By Matthew Newman and Victoria Ibitoye
  • 17 Jun 2021 12:17
  • 17 Jun 2021 12:54
Google has a lot of work left to do to address the UK competition watchdog's concerns with its plan to replace third-party cookies and other functionalities from its Chrome web browser, a senior official at the agency said today.

Last week, the Competition and Markets Authority said Google had made commitments in ho

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Matthew Newman

Chief Correspondent

Matthew Newman is a chief correspondent for MLex and writes about data protection, privacy, telecoms, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Matthew began his journalism career in 1991 in community newspapers. He worked as a reporter in Riga, Latvia in 1993 and then moved to Chicago where he covered local news. In 1995, he became a personal finance reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and was then transferred to Brussels in 1999. He specialized in EU regulatory affairs, including trade and telecom issues. He began covering competition for Bloomberg News as an EU court reporter in 2004. In 2010, he was named spokesman for Viviane Reding, the EU’s justice commissioner. In January 2012, he helped launch the commission’s proposal to overall data protection rules.

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