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New EU rules should ease data exchange

New EU rules should ease data exchange

The European Union has introduced a new set of rules giving companies and organisations the means to exchange data with each other. This includes both personal and public data. The model is based on neutrality and transparency, Reuters writes. It makes use of so-called "data intermediaries", whi... Read more

date2 years ago
Net neutrality in Europe: Top court rules for open Internet

Net neutrality in Europe: Top court rules for open Internet

The ruling is a major rebuke to telecom giants and ISPs. Internet traffic needs to be treated in a non-discriminatory manner. ISP's may not favour certain traffic over others or apply a premium price. In a long-awaited decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled to put peo... Read more

date2 years ago
China is considering putting an end to forced transfer technology

China is considering putting an end to forced transfer technology

It is something that foreign investors are not very happy about when they look at the Chinese market. Non-Chinese companies must enter into a joint venture with a Chinese company if they want to be active in the market. This often means that technology is being transferred, which, of course, foreign... Read more

date4 years ago
Few companies meet the requirements of GDPR

Few companies meet the requirements of GDPR

New research shows that very few companies meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since EU rules came into force three months ago, not all businesses have yet complied with the legislation. The survey was conducted by data company Talend SA, which states that 98 per... Read more

date4 years ago
EU wants tech companies to remove extremist content within one hour

EU wants tech companies to remove extremist content within one hour

The European Union has proposed that large Internet platforms should be fined if they fail to filter out extremist content within one hour. These services include Facebook, Google and Twitter. This is still a proposal, not a policy. Last March, the European Union asked Internet companies to indicate... Read more

date4 years ago
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