Poland’s watchdog starts proceedings against PayPal
Polish market regulator UOKiK has started proceedings against PayPal over suspected illegal contractual clauses. The case can result in a penalty of up to 10 percent of the company's revenue.
The market regulator expressed concerns about PayPal's ability to implement contractual penalties such a... Read more
European Parliament will investigate use of Pegasus by EU states
The EU wants to probe the "political" use of the spyware, especially in Hungary and Poland.
The European Parliament voted last week to create a new “committee of inquiry” to investigate allegations that European member states acquired and used Pegasus mobile spyware.
Lawmakers voted large... Read more
Estonia trumps Poland, taking the top place as emerging Europe’s IT leader
According to the latest edition of Emerging Europe's report, Future of IT, Estonia has surpassed Poland as the most competitive IT industry in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The Czech republic rounds out the top three countries.
Kosovo, on the other hand, improved the most, moving ... Read more
Polish Watergate: government bought and used NSO’s Pegasus spying software illegally
Since Israeli-based NSO’s hacking software Pegasus was found to have been sold to questionable regimes, many countries have had their clandestine activities exposed.
The latest, in this line of misbehaving governments, is Poland’s nationalist government, trying to stem allegations that it im... Read more
Apple is about to face an investigation in Poland over whether its new rules on privacy and personal data processing for devices running its iOS violate competition law. The investigation was announced by the Polish antimonopoly regulator on Monday.
The iPhone maker released an update of its iOS... Read more
Google Cloud opens Warsaw region
The move marks the tech giant's first step to expanding in central and eastern Europe
U.S. tech giant Google today launched a new cloud data hub in Warsaw with an investment of nearly US$2.0 billion. The opening marks Google Cloud’s 25th location worldwide, and the first cloud region in centra... Read more
Poland files a complaint with the European Court of Justice for ‘upload filter’.
The Polish government has lodged a complaint with the European Court of Justice about the 'upload filter' which was approved in April. According to Foreign Minister Konrad Szymanski, there is a degree of censorship caused by European directives. That would be contrary not only to the Polish Constitu... Read more
Huawei fired from espionage suspect employee
The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has dismissed an employee who was arrested in Poland. The employee was responsible for sales in the Eastern European country and was accused of spying on behalf of China.
Now the staff member appears to have been fired by Huawei, according to the Wall Stre... Read more