New EU online-privacy laws take effect

Google, Facebook face first complaints under rules also guarding Americans

Posted: May 26, 2018 at 3:19 a.m.
Updated: May 26, 2018 at 3:19 a.m.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a House hearing on April 11, 2018.

Europe implemented a sweeping overhaul of digital privacy laws on Friday that has reshaped how technology companies handle customer data, creating a global standard that gives Americans new protections and the nation's technology companies new headaches.

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