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Europe Expresses On-Going Concerns over Windows 10 Privacy

  The European Union’s data protection organisations have again expressed concern over the default privacy settings in Microsoft’s Windows 10, despite the recent ...

February 21, 2017 at 7:40 pm by
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EU Vote Registration Website Buckles Due to “Unprecedented Demand”

Without trying to get overly political, the United Kingdom will soon hold a vote on its membership of the EU. As you can imagine, both the leave and remain campaigns have been ...

June 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

Ad Blocking Detection Could be Against EU Law

In recent months, there has been an organised reaction against ad blocking software from a number of high-profile websites, including Wired and Forbes, but a discovery by a ...

April 25, 2016 at 7:40 pm by

EU Could Rule Hyperlinking Illegal

Later today (2nd February), the Court of Justice in the European Union (CJEU) will hear arguments as to whether hyperlinking should or should not remain legal within the EU. ...

February 3, 2016 at 8:33 am by

Employers In The EU Can Read Your Private Messages At Work

It’s a slow day. Really slow and you’re bored, so you decide to fire up Facebook and check to see who’s messaged you. Twitter, Facebook, even your personal ...

January 13, 2016 at 9:43 pm by

Deutsche Telekom First to Introduce Fast Lanes Under New EU “Net Neutrality” Laws

Mere days after the European Parliament voted in broken net neutrality laws that allow for traffic shaping and internet fast lanes, the first EU telecoms company has announced ...

October 30, 2015 at 4:15 pm by

UK ‘Porn Filters’ Ruled Illegal by the European Union

While the European Union’s much-contested net neutrality laws are causing much consternation amongst internet rights activists, one knock-on effect that the legislation has ...

October 29, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

European Parliament Votes to Protect Edward Snowden

After the mess the European Union made of its net neutrality laws, it’s heartening to see them doing something positive. Earlier today (29th October), the European ...

October 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm by

Europe Mismanages Disposal Of Discarded Electronics

A ticking timebomb is in the form of the correct way to dispose electronic waste, the globe is producing unit upon unit of the latest gadget which in turn pumps chemicals and ...

August 31, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

EU Antitrust Probe Could Put an End to Geo-Blocking

The European Union (EU) has started an antitrust investigation into a number of Hollywood film studios and the UK satellite programming provider Sky. The European Commission ...

July 27, 2015 at 1:00 am by

EU Pretends Internet Fast Lanes Are OK Under Net Neutrality

The European Union is moving ahead to legislate net neutrality and enforce a free and open internet! Hooray! Only, the EU is trying to change the meaning of words to make its ...

July 1, 2015 at 8:01 pm by

BBC Disrespects EU’s Right to Be Forgotten – Publishes List of Pages Removed

The BBC, in flagrant disregard of the European Union’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law, has published a list of its own webpages that have been removed from search engine ...

June 26, 2015 at 9:58 pm by
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Net neutrality Under Threat in Europe

Europe is attempting to renege on an agreement to implement net neutrality legislation across European Union member states. Back in May, Members of the European Parliament ...

June 25, 2015 at 11:28 pm by

Permanently League of Legends Ban for Profanity in Just 15 Minutes

This was bound to happen sooner or later since most players I’ve seen on either League of Legends or Dota 2 gain faster profanity skills than any other game-wise skills. ...

May 26, 2015 at 9:58 am by

Europe to Fight UK Porn Block Reveals Leaked Document

A leaked document from the European Union shows that Brussels will fight UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s attempts to block internet porn. Two years ago, Cameron announced ...

May 26, 2015 at 4:28 am by

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