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  • EU privacy watchdog weighs in on data protection reform, shares concerns

    As European Union lawmakers in the Commission, Parliament and Council debate a new data protection law, the EU's data protection watchdog has chimed in, expressing some concerns and saying individuals' privacy rights should be at the core of the legislation.

    Written by Loek Essers29 July 15 02:10
  • Qualcomm hit with two EU antitrust probes

    Qualcomm is under investigation by the European Union's antitrust authority, which suspects the company of abusing its dominant position in the market for 3G and 4G chipsets used in smartphones and tablets.

    Written by Loek Essers16 July 15 19:58
  • EU Parliament takes strong stance against geoblocking

    A large majority of the European Parliament took a strong stance against geoblocking of online content in a report calling on the European Commission to reform E.U. copyright laws.

    Written by Loek Essers10 July 15 23:28
  • Europe prepares to enforce its take on net neutrality

    European Union citizens got their first look at draft net neutrality laws on Wednesday, more than a week after the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached an agreement. Digital rights activists are guardedly optimistic about the guarantees it offers for access to an open Internet.

    Written by Loek Essers and Peter Sayer10 July 15 02:34