Jennifer Baker Brussels correspondent, IDG News Service

Jennifer Baker reports on the European Union: Commission, Parliament, technology policy, regulation, and competition.

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Europe's digital chief supports compromise on Google antitrust case

Plan to forge agreement with Google in competition case is controversial

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Google hit with new antitrust complaint in Europe, officials confirm

Complaint alleges anticompetitive behavior in the app market

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Intel loses appeal against €1.06 billion European antitrust fine

An EU Court has upheld the European Commission's antitrust judgement against Intel, which has two months to lodge a final appeal

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EU privacy laws will apply to U.S. companies who do business in Europe

However, EU justice ministers disagree over who will enforce the laws.

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No Europe, Google does not have to delete all your personal data

EU court did not create true right to be forgotten, experts said at a forum

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Google has received over 41,000 requests to 'forget' personal information

Google should anticipate what kinds of information people will want removed, said the EU's top data protection official.

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EU countries likely to drag out data privacy talks this week

Arguments continue over who gets to handle consumer privacy complaints

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One EU data protection authority to rule them all, under new proposal

But member states disagree on how to implement the rule

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What does the new EU Parliament mean for tech?

Pirates out, digital rights to the fore

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EU competition chief stands by Google decision, despite increasing outrage

French and German ministers voice concerns about Google settlement

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Google hit with new anticompetition complaint in EU

Digital groups team up to file yet another complaint against the search giant

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EU court ruling on Google links could encourage paywalls

On the other hand, data mining also will be made more painful by the ruling, says the CCIA. But so will research.

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Motorola Mobility found guilty of breaching EU competition law, but escapes a fine

Motorola Mobility abused a dominant market position in the way it asserted patents essential to industry standards, the Commission said

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EU looks to micro-licensing for user generated content issues

Leaked document shows paucity of ideas, digital rights activists say.

ICANN delays uncorking of wine-related domains

It has put the allocation of .vin and .wine top level domain names on hold over cyber-squatting fears