european union

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020

EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020

Ramping up pressure on multinationals accused of paying too little.
Sep 30 2019 12:50PM
EU opens Amazon antitrust probe over merchant data use

EU opens Amazon antitrust probe over merchant data use

Fears Amazon runs a marketplace and competes with it unfairly at the same time.
Jul 18 2019 6:07AM
Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows

EU calls for greater fact-checking efforts.
Jul 12 2019 1:00PM
EU approves new cyber sanctions regime

EU approves new cyber sanctions regime

New mechanism to freeze hackers' assets in the bloc and ban them from entry anywhere in world.
May 20 2019 6:49AM
Google fined another US$1.7 billion for ad blocks by EU

Google fined another US$1.7 billion for ad blocks by EU

Third large EU antitrust penalty for Alphabet in only two years.
Mar 21 2019 6:31AM
US warns European allies not to use Chinese gear for 5G networks

US warns European allies not to use Chinese gear for 5G networks

Global effort to convince allies not to buy Huawei equipment.
Feb 6 2019 6:35AM
NATO cyber command grapples with attack rules

NATO cyber command grapples with attack rules

Struggles with ground rules for attacks.
Oct 17 2018 6:39AM
EU seeks hacker asset freeze powers

EU seeks hacker asset freeze powers

Not aimed at just Russians, says minister.
Oct 16 2018 6:06AM
EU privacy chief expects first round of GDPR fines this year

EU privacy chief expects first round of GDPR fines this year

Multiple breach investigations already under way.
Oct 10 2018 5:57AM
Kaspersky halts all European security projects

Kaspersky halts all European security projects

In response to EU ban.
Jun 19 2018 2:33PM
Ireland joins Apple in EU tax ruling appeal

Ireland joins Apple in EU tax ruling appeal

Says it doesn't want Apple's tax dollars.
Sep 5 2016 6:51AM
Google faces third EU antitrust charge

Google faces third EU antitrust charge

AdSense comes under scrutiny.
Jul 15 2016 6:44AM
Google granted extension in EU antitrust case

Google granted extension in EU antitrust case

Six more weeks to respond to questions over Android.
Jul 13 2016 6:37AM
EU-US data transfer pact clears final hurdle

EU-US data transfer pact clears final hurdle

Member states accept new agreement.
Jul 11 2016 6:52AM
Europe considers reserving 700MHz for mobile data

Europe considers reserving 700MHz for mobile data

Joint proposal would assign band to wireless broadband across EU.
Feb 8 2016 10:32AM
Firms face big fines under new EU data protection law

Firms face big fines under new EU data protection law

Report breaches or pay up.
Dec 16 2015 11:04AM
Google censors more than a million links under EU privacy ruling

Google censors more than a million links under EU privacy ruling

Implements 'right to be forgotten'.
Nov 27 2015 7:00AM
User privacy rights must move with their data: Microsoft

User privacy rights must move with their data: Microsoft

Seeks stronger privacy protection to revive 'Safe Harbour' deal.
Oct 21 2015 11:03AM
EU places bets on 5G

EU places bets on 5G

Believes technology can help drive economic growth.
Mar 4 2015 6:44AM
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten'

EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten'

Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
Nov 27 2014 7:11AM

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