The Real Threat To Democracy Isn't Voters Turning Right

Editorial | Scott Greer
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during his campaign closing rally in Szekesfehervar, Hungary, April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Several liberals want Hungary punished for voting the wrong way

Top EU Official: Breaking Up Google Is Always On The Table

Tech | Eric Lieberman
Left: The American flag [Shutterstock - Leonard Zhukovsky] Right: The European Union flag [Shutterstock - Goran Bogicevic]

‘Important to keep an awakened eye’

US Gives A Handful Of Countries A Temporary Pass On Hard-Hitting Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

World | Ryan Pickrell
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, October 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

‘Pause the imposition of the tariffs’

EU Establishment Reels As Populist Parties Dominate Italian Elections

World | Will Racke
A surge for populist and far-right parties in Italy's weekend election could result in a hung parliament with a right-wing alliance likely to win the most votes but no majority, AFP reports. PIERO CRUCIATTI/AFP/Getty Images

Big gains for right-wing parties

Russia To Support Vaping To Combat Smoking Rates

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
Female with an electronic cigarette. (Tibanna79/Shutterstock)

‘Encourage smokers to switch’

Facebook Prepares For Battles In Europe With Further Privacy Protections

Business | Eric Lieberman
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is seen on stage during a town hall at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California September 27, 2015. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

‘Control of their information’

Britain Fights To Stay In The EU's Trade Deals As It Exits The EU

Business | Reuters
Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis arrives in Downing Street in London, January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay - RC1F0BE11B80

‘Britain should be able to access the European Union’s existing trade deals’

EU Fines Qualcomm Nearly $1 Billion For Conspiring With Apple

Business | Eric Lieberman
FILE PHOTO: A Qualcomm sign is pictured at one of its many campus buildings in San Diego, California, U.S. April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

‘Illegally shut out rivals’

Europe Moves Ahead With Internet Censorship Enforcement As More Platforms Join

World | Ian Miles Cheong
Journalists protest against censorship with taped mouths. [Shutterstock - Veselin Borishev]

Even more social media platforms are joining European efforts to censor the Internet.

European Union Launches Commission Against 'Fake News'

World | Joe Simonson
Hand with megaphone and the message "fake news" (Shutterstock/fotogestoeber)

Google, Twitter, and Facebook will also serve as members of the commission

The UK Is Getting More Startup Investments After Brexit Than Before

Business | Eric Lieberman
Union Flags and European Union flags fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the Big Ben bell, during the anti-Brexit 'People's March for Europe', in Parliament Square in central London, Britain September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Tolga Akmen/File Photo

‘The real impact of Brexit’

Germany's New Hate Speech Law Has Already Triggered An Investigation Into Far-Right Leader

Business | Eric Lieberman
Left: BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 16: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the media prior to talk with Greek Prime Minister at the Chancellery. (Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images) Right: BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 22: Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg delivers his keynote conference on the opening day of the World Mobile Congress at the Fira Gran Via Complex. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

‘Transferring responsibility for complex legal decisions’

EU Officially Decides Uber Is Just A Cab Service

Tech | Jacob Bojesson
A man arrives at the Uber offices in Queens, New York, U.S. on February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Affects operations in more than 20 countries