EU wants tighter monitoring of Internet censorship

BRUSSELS -- The European Parliament has called for new rules to monitor Internet censorship by autocratic regimes. The political body voted overwhelmingly in favor of the motion on Wednesday, 580 votes for, 28 against

Published on: April 18th, 2012 jennifer baker

U.K. retailers warned EU cookie legislation is coming

LONDON -- Online retailers in the U.K. are being warned that they must act now to address new EU cookie legislation, or risk damaging user experience and constraining opportunities for customer conversion when

Published on: January 10th, 2012 sophie curtis

EU restricts export of eavesdropping technology

The European Parliament on Tuesday revised EU rules on the export of so-called dual-use technologies with an aim of restricting those that can be used to violate human rights.Until now the export of

Published on: September 28th, 2011 loek essers

EU orders member states to implement cookie law, or else

The European Commission has started legal action against 20 European Union member states that have failed to take measures to implement new rules protecting consumers' data online. The deadline for implementing the E.U. telecoms

Published on: July 20th, 2011 jennifer baker

EU upset by Microsoft warning about US access to cloud

Members of the European Parliament have demanded to know what lawmakers intend to do about the conflict between the European Union's Data Protection Directive and the U.S. Patriot Act.The issue has been raised

Published on: July 6th, 2011 jennifer baker

EU countries ignore new law on Internet privacy

New European Union rules to ensure privacy have been ignored by the vast majority of E.U. member countries, according to Jonathan Todd, European Commission spokesman for Digital Agenda.Only Denmark, Estonia and the U.K.

Published on: May 25th, 2011 jennifer baker

Deal done, Oracle now reassures Sun users

On its first full day as owner of Sun Microsystems Inc., Oracle Corp. late last month moved quickly to convince users that it's time to stop worrying about the future of the acquired

Published on: February 8th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau