Tag Archives: EU

Microsoft could face massive EU fine

Microsoft-Logo Microsoft is in trouble with the EU over its browser choice screen, and the omission of said option from the Windows 7 operating system (Service Pack 1, or SP1, version). The.. more
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Three offers £5 per day EU Internet

Three Logo Major incidents of bill shock – an unexpectedly high or even extortionate seeming mobile bill – are generally due to one primary factor, namely, using the internet abroad. So it’s definitely.. more
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EU holds up Google-Motorola deal

Google Logo It was back in August when Google first announced that it intended to acquire the smartphone and tablet manufacturing arm of Motorola for some $12.5 billion. However, the takeover of Motorola.. more
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EU and US join cyber-forces

The EU and the US joined forces yesterday in Brussels to hold the first ever “joint security exercise.” The all day event was designed to test how the EU and US would deal with cyber-attacks on critical information infrastructures and cooperate in the event of.. more
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New EU directives protect online shoppers

Member states in the EU have formally adopted new legislation designed to improve consumer rights in all EU countries, especially when shopping online. Governments in the 27 member countries will have two years from publication of the new directives to ensure they are implemented. The.. more
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EC launches investigation into Euro broadband speeds

The European Commission is launching an investigation into broadband speeds across Europe. It aims to give an independent analysis of data collected in order to give a proper idea of which countries have the fastest, and indeed slowest, connections across Europe. With the UK seeing.. more
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Report shows 62% of consumers limit mobile voice calls

A European Commission report published this month shows that 62% of consumers limit voice calls made on their mobile phone due to worries about pricing. The E-Communications Household survey measures trends in the digital communications market and how consumers benefit from increased competition and evolving.. more
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EU to enforce laws protecting consumers online

The EU began legal action on Tuesday to force 20 out of the 27 EU countries to follow directives that ensure new telecommunications rules are followed. The rules include giving customers the right to change their service provider within a day, without changing their number,.. more
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TalkTalk and BT to resume legal challenge on Digital Economy Act

TalkTalk and BT, along with many others, aren’t happy with the Digital Economy Act (DEA) which was rushed through in a not-at-all-suspicious-manner during the dying days of the last government’s reign. Specifically, the two ISPs have argued that the copyright infringement facets of the legislation.. more
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ICO gives UK websites a year to comply with EU cookie regulation

The Information Commissioner’s Office has announced that it will give UK websites twelve months before it will enforce the new EU cookie law. The EU stipulations have triggered a revision of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations by the government which officially comes into play.. more
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