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Opinion
Opinion

Europe's New Copyright Rules Are Like YouTube's Content ID System—for the Entire Internet

The European Union wants to take the upload filters that make no one happy and apply them to all content on the internet.
Cory Doctorow
3 days ago
copyright
copyright

Europe's New Copyright Rules Will Be Devastating to the Internet as We Know It

Get ready for a world of "link taxes" and copyright complaints over memes.
Karl Bode
3 days ago
Twitter
Twitter

Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13

According to the company, it can't separate content posted before and after the age of 13.
Jordan Pearson
5.30.18
gdpr
gdpr

Here Are Some of the Worst Attempts At Complying with GDPR

Owen Williams, a freelance developer, has been collecting the more embarrassing, silly, and downright lame attempts companies are making to comply with Europe's General Data Protection Regulation.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.25.18
Teflon
Teflon

Mark Zuckerberg Escapes Unscathed From European Parliamentary Questioning

Yet again, Facebook’s CEO avoided publicly answering tough questions from lawmakers.
Sophie Kleeman
5.22.18
Moveable
Moveable

Connected Cars Will Run on Your Personal Data

US privacy laws aren’t keeping up.
Tracey Lindeman
2.19.18
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Europe Needs to Save Itself From Internet Upload Filters

A draft law currently making its way through the EU lawmaking process would impose filters that detect copyright infringement.
Julia Reda
11.30.17
Antitrust
Antitrust

European Commission Fines Google $2.7 Billion for Breaking Antitrust Rules

Google may also have to pay daily fines if it doesn't change.
Ben Sullivan
6.27.17
But Why
But Why

Britain Is Fighting Back Against European Climate Change Targets

The UK wants to make it voluntary to improve energy efficiency, leaked documents reveal.
Nicole Kobie
5.30.17
Brexit
Brexit

Brexit Will Make the UK Dumber

A government report urges protection for British universities post-Brexit.
Ben Sullivan
4.25.17
Brain Drain
Brain Drain

The EU Had a Scientific Collaboration Problem Long Before Brexit

An expanding European Union has led to a "brain drain" as academics move away from their home countries to other parts of the EU.
Ben Sullivan
4.12.17
armed drones
armed drones

Europe Is Considering EU-Wide Armed Drone Regulations

With armed drone proliferation from the US and UK, the EU needs a clear and transparent stance on how armed drones are to be deployed.
Ben Sullivan
3.23.17