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Inside GitHub’s fight to protect devs from EU’s disastrous Copyright Reform

On Tuesday, March 26, the final plenary vote on the incredibly controversial Copyright Reform will take place in the European Parliament. It’ll be the decisive vote on whether it’ll become EU law and it’s fair to say the stakes are high. One of the most disputed parts of the current version (there are quite a few) is Article 13, which makes platforms responsible for users’ possible copyright infringements and basically requires them to build impossible ‘upload filters.’ The law could filter out ...
Tags: Design & Dev, Europe, Politics, Tech


Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet reforms

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship. The dpa news agency reports the biggest protest Saturday was in Munich, where 40,000 people marched under the motto “save your internet.” Thousands of others took […]
Tags: Business, Nation, Technology


Two Russia-backed hacker groups target Europe ahead of elections, FireEye reports

Security services firm FireEye says two hacker groups known to be sponsored by the Russian government of Vladimir Putin are waging cyber-attacks currently against European government systems. FireEye says these internet-based digital attacks are focused on the member states of NATO, the European security alliance that both Putin and Trump disparage. The two hacking groups are believed to be coordinating their efforts, but they're using different tools, FireEye reports, adding it noticed a “s...
Tags: Europe, Post, Politics, Technology, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Nbc News, Tech, Eu, Nato, Hackers, Fireeye, Gru, Trump


German Wikipedia blacked out in protest of EU copyright plan

BERLIN (AP) — Wikipedia’s German-language page has been blacked out in protest of a proposal to change European Union copyright rules. Visitors to the online encyclopedia’s German section were greeted Thursday with a statement from Wikipedia authors urging them to contact EU lawmakers to try to stop the bill. The most controversial section would require […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Wikipedia, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Ap, Nation


Here’s why you’re having issues with Reddit and Wikipedia in the EU

Redditors and Wikipedians (is that the correct term?) in the EU might have a hard time using their favorite websites today. The reason is the EU‘s upcoming Copyright Reform, which will be put to a vote on March 26. The directive includes the controversial Article 13 that will make platforms responsible for any copyright infringement by users. This will most likely damage the openness of the internet and make it harder to operate platforms dealing with user-generated posts — possibly outlawing co...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Wikipedia, Tech, Eu, Reddit, Miley Cyrus


EU hits Google with €1.49 billion fine for abusive online advertising practices

European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) for breaching EU antitrust rules. This is the third time EU is imposing fine for Google after it was hit with €2.42 billion fine in 2017 and €4.34 billion fine last year.  This time EU says that Google has abused its market dominance by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites which prevented Google's rivals from placing their search adverts on these websites. It added that Google's practi...
Tags: Google, News, Eu, Blogging, Commission, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, Google EU Fine 2019, Google fine EU


Does European data privacy regulation help entrench U.S. tech firms?

Roslyn Layton, AEI, in November: The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), along with similarly heavy-handed regimes such as California’s Consumer Privacy Act, entrenches established platforms that have the resources to meet their onerous compliance requirements. Since the GDPR’s implementation in May, the rank and market share of small- and medium-sized ad tech companies has declined by 18 to 32 percent in the EU, while these measures have increased for Google, Facebook, and Amazon. ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, Technology, Privacy, Law, California, Uncategorized, Eu, Gdpr, Google Facebook, Alex Stamos, James Pethokoukis, General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, Antonio Garcia Martinez


The Best of Europe’s Web Went Dark Today. We Can’t Let That Be Our Future.

We’re into the final days before members of the European Parliament vote on the Copyright and the Digital Single Market Directive, home of the censoring Article 13, and the anti-news Article 11. Europeans are still urging their MEPs to vote down these articles (if you haven’t already, call now, and stepping up the visibility of their complaints in this final week. The first salvo drawing attention to the damage the directive will cause has come from the European Wikipedias. German Wikipedia has...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, Post, News, Wikipedia, Eu, Eff, European Parliament, Wikimedia Foundation, EUCD, Article 13, Save Your Internet, Copyright Directive, European Wikipedias German Wikipedia, As Wikimedia


Google Will Implement a Microsoft-Style Browser Picker For EU Android Devices

Back in 2009, the EU's European Commission said Microsoft was harming competition by bundling its browser -- Internet Explorer -- with Windows. Eventually Microsoft and the European Commission settled on the "browser ballot," a screen that would pop up and give users a choice of browsers. Almost 10 years later, the tech industry is going through this again, this time with Google and the EU. After receiving "feedback" from the European Commission, Google announced last night that it would offer A...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Europe, Microsoft, Tech, Eu, Ars Technica, European Commission, Google Search Google, European Commission Google, EU Android Devices


Four Wikipedias To 'Black Out' Over EU Copyright Directive

Sherwin Siy and Jan Gerlach, writing for the Wikimedia Foundation: Volunteer editor communities in four language Wikipedias -- German, Czech, Danish, and Slovak -- have decided to black out the sites on 21 March in opposition to the current version of the proposed EU Copyright Directive. Those language editions of Wikipedia will redirect all visitors to a banner about the directive, blocking access to content on Wikipedia for 24 hours. A final vote on the directive is expected on 26 March. The...
Tags: Wikipedia, Tech, Eu, Wikimedia Foundation, Sherwin Siy, Jan Gerlach


After Google, EU’s Antitrust Sights May Turn to Amazon and Apple

While Google just got a third, and possibly final, EU fine on Wednesday, regulators still have their eyes on Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. EU antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, told reporters earlier this month that an early-stage probe into Amazon’s potential use of data to overtake smaller shops on its Marketplace platform is "quite advanced" and she’d "like to take more decisive steps" before she leaves office later this year.
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Science, Eu, Margrethe Vestager, Google EU, Amazon com Inc Apple Inc, Facebook Inc EU


The Google News Initiative, one year in

In the first year of the Google News Initiative, our efforts have centered around a spirit of experimentation, with programs focused on three pillars: working with the news industry to evolve their business models, raising up quality journalism and driving new thinking and approaches in newsrooms. There’s still much to be done, but we remain committed to collaborating with publishers to build a stronger future for journalism. Empowering sustainable business growth The business of journalism is u...
Tags: Google, Europe, Japan, UK, London, Indonesia, Australia, Youtube, India, Eu, Brazil, Argentina, Finland, Bulgaria, North, John Green


Daily Crunch: Apple unveils new AirPods

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple announces new AirPods The new AirPods are fitted with the H1 chip, which is meant to offer performance efficiencies, faster connect times between the pods and your devices and the ability to ask for Siri hands-free with the “Hey Siri” command. “They are powered by the new Apple -designed H1 chip w...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Europe, Disney, Siri, Tech, Eu, Fox, Margrethe Vestager, Phil Schiller, Chen, Perry Chen, AirPods, Daily Crunch, Aziz Hasan


EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion Over 'Abusive' Online Ad Strategies

For years, AdSense contracts gave Google a wide range of control, including how its rivals' search ads would appear — and their size, color and font, the EU says.(Image credit: Yves Herman/Reuters)
Tags: Google, News, Eu, EU Fines Google


Uber Freight is expanding into Europe

Uber Freight, the newly spun out Uber business unit that helps truck drivers connect with shipping companies, is kicking off its global expansion plans. The company said Wednesday it is launching the app in Europe, starting with the Netherlands. Local carriers and drivers will be able to book and move their first loads with Uber Freight in the next few weeks, CEO Lior Ron wrote in a blog posted Wednesday. Uber Freight plans to expand to more European countries this year. The EU and U....
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Europe, Texas, China, San Francisco, Tech, Eu, European Union, Automotive, Airbnb, Carsharing, Ron, Andrew Smith, Lior Ron, Uber Freight


Morning Briefing: Second-Gen AirPods, Google’s EU Android Solution, and More

Good morning! A bunch of stuff happened this morning, with Apple quietly announcing new AirPods, Google’s solution for its EU Android woes, some interesting takes on Google Stadia, and more. Here’s your morning briefing for March 20th, 2019. Apple News Apple has been on a slow roll of announcing devices updates every day this week, and today is no different—new AirPods are here! The second generation AirPods have a wireless charging case, better battery life, and support for Hey Siri. That’s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Crafts, Ebay, Siri, Google Search, Eu, Netflix, Pandora, Nvidia, Engadget, Kotaku, Bob Ross, Apple News Apple, AirPods Google


Google hit with another fine by the EU, this time for $1.7 billion

Google has been fined for the third time by the EU, this time for breaching antitrust laws by requiring third-party websites using its search function to prioritize its ads over competitors. The post Google hit with another fine by the EU, this time for $1.7 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Eu, Computing, Antitrust, Fine


Daily News Roundup: Second-Gen AirPods, Google’s EU Android Solution, and More

Good morning! A bunch of stuff happened this morning, with Apple quietly announcing new AirPods, Google’s solution for its EU Android woes, some interesting takes on Google Stadia, and more. Here’s your morning briefing for March 20th, 2019. Apple News Apple has been on a slow roll of announcing devices updates every day this week, and today is no different—new AirPods are here! The second generation AirPods have a wireless charging case, better battery life, and support for Hey Siri. That’s...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Crafts, Ebay, Siri, Google Search, Eu, Netflix, Pandora, Nvidia, Engadget, Kotaku, Bob Ross, Apple News Apple, AirPods Google


Google hit with another fine by the E.U., this time for $1.7 billion

Google has been fined for the third time by the E.U., this time for breaching antitrust laws by requiring third-party websites using its search function to prioritize its ads over competitors. The post Google hit with another fine by the E.U., this time for $1.7 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Business, News, Trends, Eu, Computing, Antitrust, Fine


Google Fined $1.7 Billion in Vestager's Last Antitrust Case

It brings the total Google has been ordered to pay to 8.2 billion euros in EU antitrust probes that have run for nearly a decade and taken aim at the company’s popular software for Android phones and searches related to shopping. Google is by far the biggest internet advertising broker, setting up searches on customers’ websites, Vestager said, and that allows it to control how most consumers start shopping.
Tags: Google, Science, Eu, Vestager


Google slapped with massive $1.7 billion antitrust fine – its third in three years

Reports a few days ago said that Google would receive a new massive fine in Europe, and the EU on Wednesday delivered its latest ruling against the tech giant. This time around we're looking at a €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) antitrust fine as a result of illegal practices in Google's AdSense business.The EU says that Google abused its dominant position again, this time concerning its AdSense business. The company did it for more than a decade, the European Commission explained, preventing...
Tags: Google, Europe, News, Eu, Commission, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, Commission Users


EU Hits Google With $1.7 Billion Fine For Abusing Online Ads Market

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It’s the third time the commission has slapped Google with an antitrust penalty, following multibillion-dollar fines resulting from separate probes into two other parts of the Silicon Valley giant’s business. The EU’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, announced the results of the long-running probe of Google’s AdSense advertising...
Tags: Google, News, Microsoft, Tech, Eu, European Union, World news, Ap, Silicon Valley, Brussels, Margrethe Vestager, Vestager, EU Commission, Cristina Cabrera, AP story


EU Renews Calls to Facebook, Twitter to Fight Fake News

The European Commission requires “more systematic information” from platforms to check the placement of advertisements and “to better understand the effectiveness of the actions taken against bots and fake accounts,” it said in a statement on Wednesday. “We encourage online platforms to work with researchers and fact-checkers on access to live information on public pages, streams and other services, as well as on data on inauthentic accounts they have identified and removed,” EU Commissioners J...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Eu, European Commission, Alphabet Inc, Andrus Ansip, Vera Jourova Mariya Gabriel


EU hits Google with $1.7 billion fine

The European Union has hit Google with another big antitrust fine, the third in a series of billion-dollar penalties the US tech giant has faced for hindering competition.
Tags: Google, News, US, Eu, European Union, Stories


Google says it is complying with EU antitrust orders

Google has made and will make a number of changes to address EU antitrust regulators' concerns that it unfairly promoted its shopping service and hindered rivals of its Android smartphone operating system, a senior executive said on Wednesday.
Tags: Google, Money, Eu, businessNews


Google fined €1.49bn by EU for advertising violations

Tech company has been fined total of €8.24bn by EU commission over past two yearsGoogle has been fined €1.49bn (£1.28bn) by the European commission for abusing its monopoly in online advertising.The latest fine takes the total the company has been fined by the EU competition commission to €8.24bn over the past two years, for abusing its power in markets, ranging from shopping search to mobile phone operating systems. Continue reading...
Tags: Google, Technology, Advertising, Eu, UK News, European Commission, EU Commission, EU competition Commission


EU Regulators Hit Google With $1.7B Fine For Blocking Rival Ads

It’s the third time the commission has slapped Google with an antitrust penalty.
Tags: Google, News, Eu


EU Regulators Slap Google With An Antitrust Penalty For The Third Time

It’s the third time the commission has slapped Google with an antitrust penalty.
Tags: Google, News, Eu


European Commission slaps Google with €1.49 billion for violating EU anti-trust rules

The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion, or 1.29% of Google’s turnover in 2018, for breaching EU antitrust rules. The commission said that Google abused its market dominance by placing restrictions on third-party websites which prevented Google’s rivals from placing ads... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, News, Internet, Eu, European Commission, Anti-trust


Google Fined $1.7 Billion Over Advertising Market Abuse

It brings the total Google has been ordered to pay to 8.2 billion euros in EU antitrust probes that have run for nearly a decade and taken aim at the company’s popular software for Android phones and searches related to shopping. Google is by far the biggest internet advertising broker, setting up searches on customers’ websites, Vestager said, and that allows it to control how most consumers start shopping.
Tags: Google, Science, Eu, Vestager



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