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EU wants Digital Network Act as answer to telecom concerns big tech

EU wants Digital Network Act as answer to telecom concerns big tech

The European Union is considering a Digital Network Act next year. The Act should shake up and harmonize current European telecom policy. Among other things, it should put an end to the debate over whether big tech companies should co-pay for European operators' networks. According to Bloomberg,... Read more

date6 months ago
EU will expand its cooperation with Japan on chip supply

EU will expand its cooperation with Japan on chip supply

The European Union is seeking to reduce its reliance on China for semiconductors. It hopes to find a suitable partner in Japan and is rolling out plans to boost cooperation. This week the European Union announced that it will will deepen its ties with Japan on semiconductors. Thierry Breton, the... Read more

date10 months ago
European Council and Parliament reach agreement on Data Act

European Council and Parliament reach agreement on Data Act

Tuesday night, representatives of the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on the EU Data Act. This is a new regulation setting "harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data". The long-awaited legislation sets rules for the safeguarding and sharing of d... Read more

date10 months ago
EU commissioner visits Silicon Valley as a last warning

EU commissioner visits Silicon Valley as a last warning

EU Commissioner Thierry Breton visited Silicon Valley last week, reminding big tech names of EU regulations they must soon follow. The rules focus on social media content, AI and data. The situation is particularly volatile at Twitter, as the platform previously left the EU's voluntary code of cond... Read more

date10 months ago
EU warns Apple against using restrictive USB-C tech

EU warns Apple against using restrictive USB-C tech

The US tech giant is once again under fire from the European Commission for bucking the bloc's goals of universality and interoperability. The EU Commission has warned Apple against making some functions only available for original Apple cables when the mobile phone maker introduces its new char... Read more

date11 months ago
TikTok unveils new data security policy to placate EU regulators

TikTok unveils new data security policy to placate EU regulators

The Chinese social media giant is attempting to head off a general ban threatened by both the EU and the US This week, TikTok announced a new European data security regime in an attempt to assuage security fears that have already led to limited bans on both sides of the Atlantic. The new reg... Read more

date1 year ago
EU plans massive industry subsidy fund to compete with the US

EU plans massive industry subsidy fund to compete with the US

Two senior EU officials told POLITICO that the union is "in emergency mode". They confirmed that the bloc is preparing to offer massive subsidies to prevent European organizations from being overshadowed by US competitors. It seems that the US has dealt their supposed EU allies a 'one-two punch... Read more

date1 year ago
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