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  • he European Commission proposes a new, clear and uniform legislative framework, which will ensure a strong protection of the fundamental right to data protection throughout the European Union and at the same time, will strengthen the functioning of the Single Market…

  • MPs on Wednesday voted in favor of new legislation guaranteeing internet access for all and setting limits to the use of tracking text files known as cookies, and it would essentially guarantee “net neutrality” by preventing the telecommunication companies from charging customers more for using Skype and similar Internet phone services. The Netherlands is the first EU company to make a stand for net neutrality.

  • There has been significant improvement since the first report, but the EU Commission raises concerns in certain key-areas with emphasis on protecting minors
    The European Commission published its second report7 on the implementation of the “Safer Social Networking Principles”8, signed by 21 social networking companies. These Principles have been
    developed by SNS providers in consultation with the European Commission, as part of its Safer Internet Plus Programme, and a number of NGOs, to provide good practice recommendations for
    the providers of social networking and other user interactive sites, to enhance the safety of children and young people using their services.