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10.27.15
EU passes net neutrality laws that leave 'fast lane' loopholes
10.27.15

EU passes net neutrality laws that leave 'fast lane' loopholes

Crucial amendments to the EU's new net neutrality laws have been rejected.

By N. Summers,   10.27.15
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06.30.15
Europe to scrap roaming charges, protect net neutrality
06.30.15

Europe to scrap roaming charges, protect net neutrality

It's been a long time coming, but we finally know when roaming charges will be scrapped in Europe:...

By N. Summers,   06.30.15
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04.28.15
Europe is making in-car emergency calling standard by 2018
04.28.15

Europe is making in-car emergency calling standard by 2018

More than 25,700 people died driving on european highways last year. In an effort to reduce these...

By A. Tarantola,   04.28.15
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04.06.14
EU to require that EVs and hybrids make noise to alert pedestrians
04.06.14

EU to require that EVs and hybrids make noise to alert pedestrians

The EU has been talking for years about requiring pedestrian alert noises on electric cars and hyb...

By J. Fingas,   04.06.14
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03.14.14
EU law to require that all cellphones charge through a common standard
03.14.14

EU law to require that all cellphones charge through a common standard

The EU successfully pushed for voluntary adoption of a cellphone charging standard a few years ago...

By J. Fingas,   03.14.14
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07.05.13
EU toughens penalties for internet-based crimes
07.05.13

EU toughens penalties for internet-based crimes

Virtual crime can lead to very real damage, and the European Parliament knows this well enough to...

By J. Fingas,   07.05.13
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07.04.13
European Parliament votes to investigate US surveillance of EU residents
07.04.13

European Parliament votes to investigate US surveillance of EU residents

Not surprisingly, the European Parliament isn't happy to hear that the NSA and other US agencies a...

By J. Fingas,   07.04.13
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04.10.13
EU countries to allow reuse of public data, including from libraries and museums
04.10.13

EU countries to allow reuse of public data, including from libraries and museums

Believe it or not, the European Union's public data hasn't been very public: despite a 2003 direct...

By J. Fingas,   04.10.13
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05.10.12
Europe votes to cap data roaming prices, will make it cheaper to tweet from Ibiza
05.10.12

Europe votes to cap data roaming prices, will make it cheaper to tweet from Ibiza

European Union countries already had a data roaming cutoff law in place to prevent bill shock afte...

By J. Fingas,   05.10.12
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