The European Union reached an agreement on landmark legislation forcing Big Tech firms such as Google and Facebook's parent company Meta, as well as other internet services, to more aggressively combat hate speech and misinformation or risk multibillion-dollar fines.
Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU member states have agreed on a landmark law to curb the market dominance of United States tech giants such as Google, Meta, Amazon and Apple.
All the FBI has to do is say “state secrets” and the data must be handed over
The US government’s attempts to build a Privacy Shield which will allow data to flow between the Land of the Fee and Europe have been scuppered by the Supreme Court.
Smartphone technology apparently is Chinese now
After taking part in the biggest patent technology grab by the US, the EU is now worried about the Chinese counterattack.
Vestager wants to know more so she can regulate it
European Union authorities are a little worried about Facebook’s new metaverse plans and want to understand it better so they can regulate it.
Public funding set to suffer
The EU is planning to divert funding on public projects to highly profitable chip companies so that they will set up chip plants in the bloc.
Threw out billion euro antitrust fine
Chipmaker Intel scored a decisive legal victory Wednesday in a long-running battle against European Union competition watchdogs after a court reversed itself and threw out a billion euro antitrust fine issued more than a decade ago.
The European Union is close to passing legislation that could transform the way major technology companies operate and force them to police content on their platforms more aggressively.
It can be trusted with Euro data
Despite the European Union's highest court twice declaring that the United States does not offer sufficient protection for Europeans' data from American national security agencies, the social media giant's lawyers continue to disagree.