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What Will Europe"s Internet Look Like After Passage Of Orwellian Directive?

Last month, members of the EU Parliament voted to advance a controversial copyright directive that contains provisions forcing tech giants to install content .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2018

This Black Friday, Amazon employees across Europe are protesting 'inhuman' working conditions - Washington Post

Washington PostThis Black Friday, Amazon employees across Europe are protesting 'inhuman' working conditionsWashington PostAs Americans scoured the Internet in search of shopping deals on Friday, Ama.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 23rd, 2018

This Black Friday, Amazon employees in Europe protest ‘inhuman’ working conditions

As Americans scoured the Internet in search of shopping deals, Amazon.com warehouse workers in Europe were protesting the e-commerce giant — in some cases walking off the job to highlight what they said were unsafe working conditions and low pay......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 23rd, 2018

"Enough excuses!" France"s Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax

Europe has talked long enough about whether to make internet giants like Google , Apple and Facebook pay more taxes and it is time for a decision, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2018

Nepal says it has blocked 25,000 websites in pornography ban

Nepalese internet providers have begun blocking thousands of pornographic websites as part of a government directive aimed at stopping sexual violence......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 14th, 2018

Twitter faces Irish investigation over user tracking

Twitter is the latest internet giant facing scrutiny over its data transparency in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 13th, 2018

"Catastrophic": EU Passes Copyright Directive Including Internet "Link Tax" and "Upload Filter"

Submitted by Planet Free Will The European Parliment has passed a controversial copyright directive that contains provisions which force tech giants to install content filters and sets in place a potential tax on hyperlinking. The bill w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2018

Europe OKs new rules that could change the internet

Big tech just suffered a major defeat in the European Union with lawmakers voting in favor of a controversial copyright proposal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 12th, 2018

Europe OKs new rules that could change the internet

Big tech just suffered a major defeat in the European Union with lawmakers voting in favor of a controversial copyright proposal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 12th, 2018

Europe just approved new copyright rules that could change the internet

European lawmakers have approved new rules that could force Google and Facebook to stop users uploading copyrighted content and to share revenue with writers and musicians......»»

Category: topSource: moneySep 12th, 2018

Europe"s copyright showdown could reshape the internet

The European Parliament is expected to vote Wednesday on a copyright proposal that has pitted artists including Paul McCartney against tech heavyweights......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 12th, 2018

New laws that threatened to tear the internet apart have been sent back to the drawing board in Europe

Getty European Parliament rejects sweeping reforms to copyright laws that threatened to tear the internet apart. The proposals, which could have required the likes of Reddit to filter content and imposed a so-called "link tax" on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

Wikipedia blacked out across Europe in protest against laws that could change the internet forever

Stephane Mahe/Reuters Wikipedia's Spanish, Italian, and Polish language versions blacked out in protest against new EU copyright reforms being voted upon on Thursday. The new laws could force websites like Reddit to filter u.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

Chinese people don"t care about privacy on the internet — here"s why, according to a top professor in China

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Despite a raging debate in the US and Europe over data privacy in recent months, there hasn't been much talk about data privacy in China. A professor at one of China's top business schools told Business Insider that the lack of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2018

Europe could force Google to pay for news

Europe is one step closer to passing new copyright legislation that has been criticized by major tech companies and internet pioneers......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 20th, 2018

Internet users to get more control of their info, thanks to Europe's GDPR

A far-reaching set of privacy rules, the GDPR, goes into effect May 25, with the specific intent of swinging the pendulum of control over our personal data away from companies and back to individuals.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 25th, 2018

What Europe"s tough new data law means for you, and the internet

Supporters of the law say it will bring sweeping changes to how companies operate online, but in reality, the effect on your internet experience will be minimal.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 7th, 2018

Amazon Is Taking Over the World? Not in Europe

Amazon.com’s first international foray was in Europe two decades ago, but the internet behemoth is still playing catchup selling apparel and footwear online to Europeans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

Amazon Taking Over the World? Not in Europe

Amazon.com’s first international foray was in Europe two decades ago, but the internet behemoth is still playing catchup selling apparel and footwear online to Europeans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

In Europe, Amazon.com Remains Out of Fashion

Amazon.com’s first international foray was in Europe two decades ago, but the internet behemoth is still playing catchup selling apparel and footwear online to Europeans......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 30th, 2018

Europe Spearheading A Mainstream Blockchain Revolution

Following today’s vote by the European Parliament calling for stricter regulations pertaining to identify verification for cryptocurrency exchanges as part of the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive, readers  may be int.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 20th, 2018