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Data protection rules put in place by the European Union aim to give people control over the use and storage of their personal data.
Both Germany and the European Union have been regarded as leading the way in allowing people to choose how their personal information is gathered, stored and used by private companies and the government. This is an automatic collection of DW content on data protection.
German football fans are often labeled violent, despite decreasing rates of football-related offenses. New police data reveals the extent to which the authorities keep track of supporters, infringing their civil rights.
The Chinese government is tightening its regulatory grip around its tech titans — most famously, for Alibaba and its charismatic founder Jack Ma. That’s after more than 20 years of transforming the country’s digital economy.