Fight fire with fire, suggests EU vice-president and justice chief Viviane Reding, who in an interview with Greek media floated a European spying agency to counter the NSA.
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No longer is the EU standing for U.S. lobbying and policy pushing. The EU's Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding is back in the trenches. The gloves are off, and she's fighting back.
Justice commissioner Viviane Reding has explained how she wants to change the system of binding corporate rules, which are codes of practice showing compliance with EU data protection laws
BT has been given leave to revive its case against the Digital Economy Act, having been told earlier this year that they may not do so.Late on Friday morning, the telco won permission to appeal against the outcome of a judicial review in April, when the High Court threw out almost all of BT and TalkTalk's claims that the act was incompatible with EU laws on privacy, freedom of information and the responsibilities of ISPs.
EU vice president Viviane Reding has outlined plans to compel all businesses, including banks, to tell their customers if sensitive data has been lost in a security breach
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.
The telco and the European Union are to bring high-speed broadband access to between 80 and 90 percent of Cornish homes and businesses by 2014, BT and Cornwall Council have announced
The European Union's telecoms commissioner, Viviane Reding, has called for the creation of a European cyber security chief.Speaking on Monday in her weekly video address, Reding claimed that the 27 EU member states had been "quite negligent" in terms of co-ordinating cyber security strategy across the continent.
In a speech at the ICT 2008 event in Lyon, commissioner Viviane Reding told delegates it was 'not normal' that the EU had no universities highly ranked for engineering and computer science
European commissioner Viviane Reding has significantly scaled back plans for an EU-wide super-regulator to oversee the telecommunications industry
All about internet access...
CeBIT: Commissioner Viviane Reding has confirmed that new rules will be drafted later this year to amend current EU e-privacy legislation
The shortlist for the Internet Heroes and Villains of 2005 is out - and there is the odd surprise
Brussels sprouts business
BT telecommuters said that they are enjoying an improved quality of life, reduced stress, and are feeling more productive, according to an EU study.
Monday 30/7/2001Sometimes, ya gotta love the dead hand of the market. What Oftel, the EU and Gordon Brown has failed to do -- unbundle the local loop from BT -- may be achieved by the simple expedient of offering the comatose telco a large wedge of cash.
EU hits T-Mobile, BT Cellnet, Vodafone and others with multi-country, simultaneous inspections in price-fixing investigation
In this week's assessment of three key stories, Robin Bloor and his colleagues look at in-car technology, the influence of Oftel and the EU on BT and heading up a superpower's IT.
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