Articles By Paul Meller

Leaked ACTA draft treaty reveals plans for Net clampdown

Leaked ACTA draft treaty reveals plans for Net clampdown

The U.S., European Union and others are secretly drawing up rules designed to crack down on copyright abuse on the...

February 19th, 2010 Paul Meller
Microsoft lawyer urges new cloud computing EU laws

Microsoft lawyer urges new cloud computing EU laws

The European Union should update its laws to better suit cloud computing, Microsoft's top lawyer urged in Brussels Tuesday. Laws covering...

January 26th, 2010 Paul Meller
Oracle-Sun merger foes head to China, Russia

Oracle-Sun merger foes head to China, Russia

With the European Commission seen as virtually certain to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems in just a week, those campaigning...

January 18th, 2010 Paul Meller
Oracle

Oracle

Oracle’s latest commitments designed to address the European Commission's concerns regarding its acquisition of Sun Microsystems and the MySQL database...

December 14th, 2009 Paul Meller
EU gives Oracle extra time to respond to Sun inquiry

EU gives Oracle extra time to respond to Sun inquiry

Oracle and Sun Microsystems have been granted an extra week to defend their planned US$7 billion merger in front of...

November 20th, 2009 Paul Meller
Microsoft, EU reach accord on antitrust

Microsoft, EU reach accord on antitrust

BRUSSELS - Microsoft Corp. appears to havereached an agreement with the European Commission that concludes an antitrustbattle that has lasted a...

October 7th, 2009 Paul Meller
Intel seeks dismissal of EU antitrust case

Intel seeks dismissal of EU antitrust case

Intel has asked Europe's second highest court to annul last May's antitrust ruling against the company, accusing the regulators of...

September 15th, 2009 Paul Meller
EU to crack down on online gadget vendors

EU to crack down on online gadget vendors

Over half of all online sellers of consumer electronics in the European Union are suspected of having broken consumer protection...

September 9th, 2009 Paul Meller
Sweden pushes for creation of a single EU patent system

Sweden pushes for creation of a single EU patent system

Sweden took over the rotating six-month presidency of the European Union this week, promising to push hard for an agreement...

July 1st, 2009 Paul Meller
EC pursues antitrust case despite Microsoft’s IE decision

EC pursues antitrust case despite Microsoft’s IE decision

The European Commission will proceed with its antitrust case against Microsoft regardless of the announcement late Thursday that the software...

June 11th, 2009 Paul Meller