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.
Super-fast broadband should be attracting new buyers in droves, but it's not. Add to this the mismatched goals of the EU and the UK government and the long-term viability of the current plans begins to look in jeopardy
The web giant is adding new provisions to help Google Apps customers remain compliant with European data regulation while using its services
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
The European Commission maintains that services such as YouTube and Facebook should usually be responsible for deleting content that the uploader wants removed, in a response to concerns raised by Google
Companies may be fined up to two percent of global turnover for serious data-protection infractions in Europe under rules proposed by the European Commission
Telefonica has said ultra-low roaming caps would hamper competition, following an MEP proposal to halve the retail caps that digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes put forward in July
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.
Global companies with a footprint in Europe will be subject to new European data privacy laws, according to justice commissioner Viviane Reding
The company's wholesale division has created a new fibre-to-the-cabinet service that will have a minimum speed of 5Mbps, down from the previous minimum of 15Mbps
The UK space industry is bucking the recession thanks to satellite broadcast and communications, according to a government-commissioned report
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 EC has proposed giving people the right to access and correct personal data held by the US as part of anti-terrorist and criminal investigations
The presidency, held by Spain, wants to lay the groundwork for sharing of digital healthcare data between EU and US systems
The European Commission is pursuing privacy-infringement proceedings against the government, saying UK privacy law does not comply with European legislation