Europe proposes stricter privacy rules for messaging apps
WhatsApp, Facebook and Gmail would be subject to the same privacy rules as service providers.
EU approves stricter data-protection rules
The 'right to be forgotten' will be expanded to include all kinds of personal information.
Europe's lawmakers suggest giving Snowden amnesty
A symbolic vote in favor of Edward Snowden.
EU passes net neutrality laws that leave 'fast lane' loopholes
Crucial amendments to the EU's new net neutrality laws have been rejected.
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:...
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...
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...
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...
EU toughens penalties for internet-based crimes
Virtual crime can lead to very real damage, and the European Parliament knows this well enough to...