It’s now cheaper for Europeans to use the mobile internet, voice and SMS while traveling within the European Union. However, the plan is for the price difference between domestic and roaming mobile use to be completely eliminated.
The SPARC partnership between the European Commission and the private sector will create many jobs and help keep Europe competitive, the Commission claims.
Regulators have put an end to certain Motorola and Samsung shenanigans in the companies’ long running anti-Apple campaigns, in decisions that spell good news for both consumers and patent lawyers.
The two-week delay is apparently down to technicalities over translations, but those opposed to anti-neutrality amendments made by some in the committee say it will give everyone a chance to better examine the details of the text.
A study from the European Commission finds huge numbers of people streaming and downloading movies for free.
Global debates about internet governance are set to heat up in the coming years, so the European Union has set out its standpoint, with true globalization and human rights being non-negotiable principles.
Digital cameras’ sensors leave unique fingerprints on the photos they take, and new research shows how this could be used to link snaps to the online identities of those who took them.
The European Commission’s competition head has said Google’s latest proposals still don’t eliminate the Commission’s concerns — but the company still has a chance to tweak them.
U.S. web firms may have to agree to a new set of rules for handling European citizens’ data, if draft recommendations issued on Wednesday become the real deal next year.
The European Commission has set out its plan for restoring “trust” in the way the U.S. treats Europeans’ data. However, while it calls for more respect for EU ciitizens’ rights, the plan mostly amounts to asking the Americans to stick to the rules they’ve agreed to, and to be clearer about when surveillance may take place.