If you've ever found that iTunes or another premium content service is missing your favourite music album, that could change with the easing of EU licensing rules.
Zack Whittaker reports on the latest technology news from the United Kingdom and Europe, served with buttered crumpets and a side of sarcasm.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
Google will find out in September whether it has fallen foul of EU data protection rules following the merging of its privacy policies earlier this year.
Apple has been defeated by HTC in a patent infringement suit at the U.K.'s High Court. But bad news for Apple as three of the four patents under the spotlight were deemed invalid.
Google has offered European antitrust regulators concessions with an eye to settle an ongoing probe over allegations the company 'cooked' search results.
The U.K. government is to repeal two sections of a key anti-piracy law which would have allowed it to block websites by court order, after copyright holders beat them to it
Nearly 10 years ago, Cleanfeed was designed to protect the British public from child abuse imagery. A decade later, the same system is used to enforce ISP blocks on file-sharing and Magnet-link websites like The Pirate Bay. How did the U.K. fall into "censorship creep"?
An E.U. court has upheld a penalty fine handed to Microsoft following an antitrust decision in 2004.
The U.K.'s communications regulator has outlined how ISPs must inform its alleged file-sharing customers that they could face legal action by rights holders under the U.K.'s anti-piracy law.
Microsoft is hopping across the pond to London, where it expects to launch its first U.K. retail store in March 2013, according to a report.
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