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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
  • 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
  • EU sets June 2017 as date to end mobile roaming charges

    European Union citizens will have to wait another couple of years before they are able to use their mobile phones anywhere within the EU without surcharge, after a compromise reached by lawmakers Monday night.

    Written by Peter Sayer and Loek Essers01 July 15 02:20