Commission to probe COVID-19 apps in Europe 

By |april 2nd, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, data, data protection, EU, GDPR, News, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission is monitoring the use of mobile applications used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic to make sure that the bloc's "values and rules" are not being infringed upon, Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said on Th...

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EU under pressure to broker online terrorist content agreement

By |april 1st, 2020|compromise text, EU, European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, News, online terrorist content, Patrick Breyer, Patryk Jaki, TERREG|

The European Council and Commission are under pressure to make headway on rules to stamp out online terrorist content, the substance of which could provide a precedent for the upcoming Digital Services Act, an MEP involved with the matter told EURACTIV.

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Huawei: Chinese government would not let us get ‘slaughtered’ by US

By |marec 31st, 2020|5G, China, entity list, Eric Xu, EU, Europe, Huawei, News, Trump, US|

A top official of the telecommunications giant Huawei has said that Beijing may consider counter-measures should the United States choose to impose further restrictions on exports of American equipment to be used by the Chinese firm.

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Does Europe lack a financial market for photonics?

By |marec 30th, 2020|Carlos Lee, EPIC, EU, Industry 4.0, News, photonics, Photonics Integrated Circuits, Quantum Photonics|

The photonics industry is an emerging but already consolidating market, with more than 100 acquisitions per year. But does Europe lack a financial market for the technology? EPIC's Carlos Lee explores.

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No more coronavirus masks from us, Huawei says

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, EU, Europe, Huawei, Mask Diplomacy, masks, News|

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will halt its European mask donation programme for fear of becoming embroiled in a wider geopolitical powerplay, following comments from the EU's Foreign Chief Josep Borrell that a ‘politics of generosity’ is being played out, as well as a 'global battle of narratives'. 

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EU’s Breton defends COVID-19 telecoms data acquisition plans

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, data protection, ePrivacy, EU, european health data space, GDPR, health data, News, Privacy, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission's Internal Market chief Thierry Breton has defended plans to obtain mobile data from EU telecom firms during the coronavirus outbreak, saying the acquisition of certain datasets allows for a clearer reading of "the impact of the...

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Commission charts end to execution and torture in human rights plans  

By |marec 25th, 2020|capital punishment, China, EU, execution, human rights, Human Rights and Democracy Action Plan, Josep Borrell, News, Torture|

The European Commission is calling on member states to work together on the world stage to put an end to capital punishment and torture.

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Commission touts importance of ‘data for common good’ amid COVID-19 privacy concerns

By |marec 25th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, data, data protection, EU, News, Privacy, symptom tracker, Thierry Breton, ZOE|

The European Commission will task EU governments with establishing structures that facilitate the use of data for the 'common good' before the end of the year. The executive is hoping that the response to the Coronavirus crisis can demonstrate the powe...

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Commission hits out at online COVID-19 scams

By |marec 24th, 2020|consumer protection, coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, Didier Reynders, EU, News, products, scams|

The European Commission has rebuked online platforms including Facebook, Google, Amazon, Alibaba and eBay for the alleged "proliferation of deceptive marketing techniques" that exploit consumers' fear of Coronavirus for economic gain.

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The story behind the Commission’s new emphasis on encryption

By |marec 23rd, 2020|Commission, encryption, EU, News, signal|

The European Commission has begun taking more decisive steps toward secure, encrypted communications. But while all of these steps may be positive, not all of them are identical.

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