The group, which is backed by Wikimedia Italy as well as Pirate parties in several countries, plans to gather a million signatures at which point the EU is obliged to organize a public hearing to seriously consider the proposal.
Une collecte d’IP opérée sur les réseaux P2P par une société de défense est-elle compatible avec le règlement européen ? La question a été posée à la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne depuis la Belgique.
In the wake of the $5 billion antitrust fine it received from the European Commission last year, Google laid out plans to prompt Android users in Europe to choose a different default search or browser app. In a new blog post, Product Management Director Paul Gennai introduces the changes that will come as part of an imminent Google Play Store update.
The European Parliament has adopted the new Copyright Directive. This includes the widely contested Article 13, which was renumbered to Article 17 in the final text. Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda sees it as a "dark day for Internet freedom," but many copyright holders are happy with the result.
The European Parliament and Council agreed on the final text of the EU Copyright Directive. This includes the controversial Article 13, which opponents fear will lead to broad upload filters. The full package will now go to the European Parliament for a final vote, which is expected to take place in March or April.
A group of prominent representatives of the audiovisual and sports sectors, including the MPA and the Premier League, are calling for a suspension of the current Article 13 negotiations. The companies suggest that a case currently before the EU Court of Justice may give them a 'better deal' than the copyright reform proposal.
Google Search has been a key component of Android since the OS was first released, and Chrome has become increasingly important in recent years. All three products are now intertwined, but the European Union wants them to be separate. Google recently was hit with a $5 billion fine from the EU, and to avoid more fines while the company challenges the EU in court, it is now complying with new regulatory rules.
Le Parlement européen a voté mercredi la très sensible réforme du droit d'auteur, dont l'un des objectifs est de mieux répartir les revenus entre les créateurs de contenus et les plateformes qui les diffusent.
Après qu'un sondage a révélé qu'une large majorité d'Européens sont favorables à la suppression du changement d'heure, la Commission a décidé vendredi de proposer la disparition du passage à l'heure d'hiver, a dit son président.
Google Play Protect is meant to keep nefarious apps off users' devices. Alternative app marketplace Aptoide has been flagged as such an app, according to a complaint the company has filed with the European Commission. Play Protect is reportedly cautioning some users that Aptoide is potentially harmful, and preventing the store from downloading apps for those who don't heed the warning.
After four years of deliberation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was officially adopted by the European Union in 2016. The regulation gave companies a two-year runway to get compliant, which is theoretically plenty of time to get shipshape. The reality is messier. Like term papers and tax returns, there are people who get it done early, and then there’s the rest of us.
“ARE YOU KIDDING? IF WE TOLD THEM HOW WE WERE USING THEIR DATA, THEY’D NEVER GIVE IT TO US IN THE FIRST PLACE.”