Two U.S. academics have published a report slamming Google's practice of blending links to its own services with general search results.
A Dutch court won't take Facebook's word it has deleted data that could identify the person behind a now-deleted pseudonymous account from which a sex tape was posted, and wants the company to allow an independent expert to scour its systems for the missing information.
Google was the most prolific corporate lobbyist in Brussels between December and June, with 32 meetings with senior officials
The move would subject them to the rules on network protection and data breach notification as banks and energy networks.
The European Commission has sent complainants a redacted version of the antitrust charges it intends to bring against Google
Four more countries have launched public-private partnerships to fund IT training across the EU
The ruling involving an Estonian news site has prompted concern that it undermines EU rules protecting online intermediaries.
A report that will help shape draft laws has taken a strong position against geo-blocking
But the proposal does not go far enough, say privacy organizations and industry lobby groups
Belgium's privacy regulator is taking to the courts to make itself heard
Search results should also be delisted on the .com domain, the French authority said.
Belgium follows other EU countries that have already scrapped their own data retention laws
The EU will conduct a formal investigation of Amazon's contracts with publishers, but the company says its contracts are legal
Some parliamentarians are refusing help from German intelligence services, a report said.
But it faces an uphill battle going after larger U.S. rivals, including Amazon, Google and Microsoft