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06.02.14
What you need to know about the 'right to be forgotten' on Google
06.02.14

What you need to know about the 'right to be forgotten' on Google

Who decides your rights to privacy and freedom of speech on the internet? Earlier this month, a la...

By M. Brian,   06.02.14
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04.29.14
EU prevents Motorola and Samsung from suing over standards-based patents
04.29.14

EU prevents Motorola and Samsung from suing over standards-based patents

The patent wars are about to cool down in Europe... a little bit, anyway. The European Commission...

By J. Fingas,   04.29.14
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04.08.14
Court rules that the EU's data retention law violates privacy rights
04.08.14

Court rules that the EU's data retention law violates privacy rights

The European Union has argued that telecom companies must hold on to internet and phone records fo...

By J. Fingas,   04.08.14
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03.28.14
EU court rules that internet providers may have to block pirate sites
03.28.14

EU court rules that internet providers may have to block pirate sites

Internet providers in Europe may soon have little choice but to filter out pirate sites. In resolv...

By J. Fingas,   03.28.14
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02.12.14
Europe pushes for a less US-dominated internet
02.12.14

Europe pushes for a less US-dominated internet

The European Union is more than a little jittery about a US-centric internet after learning the ex...

By J. Fingas,   02.12.14
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01.14.14
European researchers have created a hive mind for robots and it's being demoed this week
01.14.14

European researchers have created a hive mind for robots and it's being demoed this week

RoboEarth isn't as sinister as it sounds. It's not a special interest group advocating for a new w...

By J. Volpe,   01.14.14
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01.13.14
EU wants to know if US studios' TV deals restrict pan-European viewing
01.13.14

EU wants to know if US studios' TV deals restrict pan-European viewing

Many European TV aficionados are all too familiar with US content exclusives; you can't watch that...

By J. Fingas,   01.13.14
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10.01.13
Google's new concession offer gets EU antitrust chief's stamp of approval
10.01.13

Google's new concession offer gets EU antitrust chief's stamp of approval

Google and the European Commission have been doing their seemingly interminable antitrust dance fo...

By M. Grey,   10.01.13
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09.27.13
EU bureaucrats want to force Apple to adopt micro-USB adapter
09.27.13

EU bureaucrats want to force Apple to adopt micro-USB adapter

Since the concept was first introduced, consumers have complained about proprietary chargers. Rega...

By J. Bond,   09.27.13
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