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Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor.

EU privacy watchdog: Big tech firms are ‘blackmailing’ users into agreeing with their new data terms

Giovanni Buttarelli said that his office will examine tech firms' take-it-or-leave-it approach to data consent, which are already the subject of a complaint by Austrian data activist Max Schrems.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Exclusive: EU warns that Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis is the ‘tip of an iceberg’ of data scandals

Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor, told Business Insider that Facebook's business model contributed to the data of 87 million users being compromised by Cambridge Analytica. He said tech firms are 'underestimating the lack of trust among consumers' around privacy.