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12.21.16
EU court ruling could derail the UK's new surveillance law
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EU court ruling could derail the UK's new surveillance law

The EU Court of Justice has ruled that "indiscriminate" data retention goes against human rights.

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12.20.16
Facebook accused of misleading EU during WhatsApp takeover
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Facebook accused of misleading EU during WhatsApp takeover

"Companies are obliged to give the Commission accurate information during merger investigations."

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12.05.16
EU to tech industry: Remove hate speech faster or we'll make you
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EU to tech industry: Remove hate speech faster or we'll make you

Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft aren't delivering on promises to pull harmful messages within 24 hours.

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11.30.16
The EU plans to cut 30 percent of its energy usage by 2030
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The EU plans to cut 30 percent of its energy usage by 2030

The European Commission's latest proposal goes even further than its commitments at the Paris Climate talks.

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11.27.16
German draft law would limit your data privacy rights
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German draft law would limit your data privacy rights

You often wouldn't have the right to know what information people are collecting about you.

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11.12.16
Space mining gets a boost through Luxembourg's new law
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Space mining gets a boost through Luxembourg's new law

European companies have the legal right to keep their asteroid harvests.

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