Amendments to the European Commission's proposal on telecoms reform has left campaigners and the industry unhappy.
MEPs on Thursday (3 April) adopted a common position on reforming Europe's telecoms sector, amending the European Commission's proposal in several instances to bolster consumer protection for mobile-phone users.
With just weeks to go before European Parliament elections in May, MEPs clamped down on roaming fees charged to consumers who use their mobiles abroad. As from December 2015, [...] Read more
MEPs set down their position on a single telecoms market ahead of negotiations with member states.
Catherine Woollard tries to convince EU policymakers to be active peacebuilders.
Students across the EU believe hard skills and good grades are low on the priority list for employers.
Turkish prime minister's decision to block the social networking site described as 'groundless, pointless and cowardly'.
After years of investigation into Google's search processes, the European Commission may have won several small battles, but not necessarily the war.
Industry is worried that pro-growth elements of the telecoms reform are being rejected, while the burden for business increases.
Why coal needs to be part of the European Union's future energy policy.
Parliament committee waters down Commission's reforms but backs ban on roaming charges.
Heading the European Endowment for Democracy is a real test of Jerzy Pomianowski's diplomatic skills.
Parents with children at the European Schools in Brussels are good at nursing all manner of grievances.
EU regulations stifle innovation, greater investment needed in education.
NSA exploited disunity between EU national governments to get access to data on citizens of other EU countries, says whistleblower.
A study suggests that making grants and loans flexible to promote student mobility is having only limited success
Delay will make it harder to secure backing in plenary before elections in May.
Resistance to permitting discrimination in services.
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Special report: Data protection
Published Thursday, 14 November 2013
The EU is trying to update rules on data protection rules in the face of technological change and revelations about US spying.
The EU is trying to update rules on data protection in the face of rapid technological progress and revelations about US spying
Technology touches almost every aspect of our lives, and that puts pressure on the EU's planned changes to data-protection rules
Technology companies are trying to distance themselves from the US snooping scandal
Customers are being asked to hand over more and more personal information, but there are dangers for firms that go too far
How far is the EU's vision of data protection compatible with the global economy?
MEPs and member states have different timescales when it comes to reform of data rules
There are widely differing estimates about the economic benefits – if any – of a new EU data-protection regime