Accelerating the de-Americanization of the Internet

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Fadi Chehade, president and CEO of ICANN, attends a meeting with Brazil's President Rousseff in Brasilia

The Internet’s moorings are detaching from America.

Google rivals asked if concessions go far enough in antitrust inquiry

| Reuters

Google is seeking to end a three-year old investigation by the European Commission

Britain starts paying cash to help industry with EU CO2 costs

| Reuters
Steam billows from cooling towers at the Radcliffe Power Station

The cash is part of a total government allocation of 250 million pounds for the next two years to help companies pay for indirect costs relating to carbon policies

Google has nothing to fear from new EU data law

US | Reuters
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Google, Facebook and other U.S. technology companies have been given a wake-up call with moves by Europe to impose stricter rules on data protection

Implications of EU ruling Google abused its search dominance

Opinion | Scott Cleland
A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto

Under U.S. antitrust precedent Google’s systematic search tying behavior to Google-owned content is not necessarily viewed as anti-competitive.

A culture of freedom: the first casualty of the U.S.-EU trade deal

Opinion | Iain Murray and Alex McHugh
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Why bother with a U.S.-EU trade deal if it’s rushed through riddled with exceptions?

Europe falling behind in broadband

Opinion | Zack Christenson
Belgium EU Budget

The European telecom companies are having a very rough go of it, with the harsh regulatory climate making them much less valuable.

Why Europe is falling behind America on broadband

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Broadband Stimulus

The EU’s broadband industrial policy depends on government funding to succeed.

EU sides with Microsoft over 'Do Not Track' - CW

Tech | Josh Peterson
EU Microsoft

Do Not Track is a browser feature that signals whether a user wants online advertisers and websites to track his or her movements.

Poll: EU and euro lose popularity, but no one will leave - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

Europeans are losing confidence in the currency union, the central bank and the EU itself

EU gives Google 'weeks' to ease antitrust concerns - AP

Business | admin
Google Logo

Alumina called on Google to propose the solutions to the concerns quickly or face formal antitrust investigation and charges.

EU makes contingency plan for Greek euro exit - BBC

World | InternAdmin
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EU makes contingency plan for Greek euro exit

Bank of Spain looks to rescue Bankia - TheDCNF

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Spain Financial Crisis

The Bank of Spain announced that it is looking rescue Bankia SA by taking a controlling share, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move would convert the 4.5 billion euros of bailout funds from the Spanish government to common shares, giving Spanish authorities control of Bankia’s parent company, Banco Financiero y de Ahorros SA [...]

Airbus accuses China of blocking sales over EU carbon tax - BI

Business | InternAdmin
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Airbus is being subjected to ‘retaliation measures’ by Beijing

SCOTT CLELAND: EU Filling FTC Void of Google Law Enforcement - TheDC Opinion

Opinion | Scott Cleland
Google Privacy Q and A

The evidence is mounting that the European Union is stepping in to fill the void of FTC law enforcement concerning Google.

White House follows EU's lead with new Internet 'rules of the road' - TheDC

Politics | Gene J. Koprowski
Internet Privacy

White House follows EU’s lead with new Internet ‘rules of the road’ | Obama administration proposal ‘mimics’ policy ideas being put forth in Europe

Google privacy changes 'in breach of EU law' - BBC

Tech | Josh Peterson
Google Privacy Q and A

Google privacy changes ‘in breach of EU law’

French regulator warns of Google privacy policy - AP

Business | admin
Google Motorola

Agency says Google’s policy too difficult to understand ‘even for trained privacy professionals’

10 things you need to know before the opening bell - BI

Business | InternAdmin
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Warren Buffet announced that Berkshire Hathaway has lined up a successor to lead the company

DON'T BE FOOLED: This Greek debt deal is doomed even if 'agreement' is reached - BI

| InternAdmin
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Consequences of the deal actually going through would probably be far worse than a dreaded credit event