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Three: EU data price caps need to be lower

The mobile operator and others are urging minister Ed Vaizey to press for lower wholesale caps for data roaming, saying that proposed EU legislation would still lead to 'prohibitively expensive' charges

February 21, 2012 by

Countries urged to sign up to EU eHealth Network

European countries are to work together on making their electronic healthcare system interoperable, under a decision adopted by the European Commission on Thursday.The change in EU legislation creates an eHealth Network, as described in the Cross-border Healthcare Directive adopted in March.

December 23, 2011 by

Small businesses protest upcoming EU e-commerce law

Upcoming EU consumer-rights legislation could harm small businesses that sell goods over the internet, according to the Forum of Private Business.The small-business organisation said on Thursday that the EU Consumer Rights Directive, which could come into force in 2013 if passed, included provisions that would be unfair on small e-commerce firms.

April 15, 2011 by

Copyright crackdown delayed by judicial review

The implementation of the Digital Economy Act, a piece of legislation designed in part to crack down on unlawful file-sharing, is being severely delayed by a judicial review.The High Court review is being carried out at the behest of BT and TalkTalk, who say the Act falls foul of EU laws on privacy and ISP obligations.

March 29, 2011 by

EU delays patent decision

The EU Council has postponed passing the Computer Implemented Inventions Directive until Tuesday - but opponents say it is pushing the legislation through in a way that 'puts diplomatic procedures above democratic principles'

December 20, 2004 by

EU delays vote on 'Euro-DMCA'

A vote on the EU's proposed directive on the enforcement of intellectual property rights, which has been compared to a draconian US law, has been pushed back to November

September 11, 2003 by

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