Libra ban likely
Private digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed, EU finance ministers agreed.
Its got form
EU antitrust regulators are investigating Google’s collection of data, the European Commission suggesting the world’s most popular internet search engine remains in its sights despite record fines in recent years.
Discovered it was breaking GDPR
Software King of the World Microsoft is updating the privacy provisions of its commercial cloud contracts after European regulators found its deals with European Union institutions failed to protect data in line with EU law.
Ordered online sales companies to use its services
Fruity cargo cult, and convicted monopolist, Apple, is being investigated yet again over antitrust allegations.
Swift roll out must have a common approach
An EU paper outlining the bloc's 5G plans suggest the region should become the leading market for deployment of 5G mobile networks because the technology was the key for enhancing the bloc’s competitiveness.
Posting overseas will not save you
Courts in the European Union can order Facebook to remove worldwide comments by users of its service that have been declared illegal, the European Union’s highest court ruled on Thursday.
Pre-checked box ban
Websites may not present visitors with a pre-checked box that signals consent to the storage of HTTP cookies on their devices according to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
Does not apply to DIY or electronics
Household appliances will become easier to repair thanks to new standards being adopted across the European Union.
Raids across the EU
Police forces across Europe are carrying out raids against illegal video streaming service platforms, the Italian postal police have announced.