Articles By jennifer baker

EU to stengthen its cybersecurity watchdog

EU to stengthen its cybersecurity watchdog

BRUSSELS  -- A push to strengthen the European Union's cybersecurity watchdog has been given a green light by parliamentarians. ENISA, the...

February 8th, 2012 jennifer baker
Dutch MP: Ban surveillance tech to despotic regimes

Dutch MP: Ban surveillance tech to despotic regimes

BRUSSELS -- Sales of surveillance technology should be banned to countries that violate human rights, says the Dutch Green party, a...

January 24th, 2012 jennifer baker
Consumer group urges EU to block Motorola takeover

Consumer group urges EU to block Motorola takeover

BRUSSELS -- A U.S. consumer advocacy group has written to the European Commission asking it to block Google Inc.'s deal to...

January 24th, 2012 jennifer baker
EU takes action on Hungary’s poor data protection

EU takes action on Hungary’s poor data protection

BRUSSELS -- The European Commission has launched infringement measures against Hungary over concerns that binding data protection rules are being...

January 18th, 2012 jennifer baker
EU plan to favour copper networks attacked

EU plan to favour copper networks attacked

BRUSSELS  -- The European Commission's plan to lower Internet access prices to copper networks in order to boost next generation...

December 20th, 2011 jennifer baker
EC okays Western Digital hard drive acquisition

EC okays Western Digital hard drive acquisition

BRUSSELS -- Western Digital will be allowed to take over Hitachi's hard-disk drive business, but only if it sells off...

November 23rd, 2011 jennifer baker
EU committee urges action on net neutrality

EU committee urges action on net neutrality

BRUSSELS  -- Civil liberties groups have broadly welcomed a resolution by the European Parliament's Industry Committee that puts pressure on...

October 21st, 2011 jennifer baker
Web paths are personal data says consumer group

Web paths are personal data says consumer group

A leading international consumer group has called on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the European Union's main body for...

September 9th, 2011 jennifer baker
EU orders member states to implement cookie law, or else

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...

July 20th, 2011 jennifer baker
EU wants more films available online legally

EU wants more films available online legally

BRUSSELS -- The European Commission has put forward plans to make it easier for Internet users to legally watch films...

July 13th, 2011 jennifer baker