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EU justice chief: Google is playing privacy 'games'

EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding has attacked Google's decision to adopt a new unified privacy policy without waiting for data protection authorities to properly evaluate it.Reding told the Guardian on Thursday that "we aren't playing games here", while suggesting Google was trying to "sneak" users' privacy away.

March 2, 2012 by

ACTA to be examined by top EU court

The European Commission is to ask the European Court of Justice to examine ACTA's compliance with existing EU law, following widespread protests against the copyright enforcement pact

February 22, 2012 by

BT allowed to appeal against Digital Economy Act

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.

October 7, 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

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