The European Commission is set to take on Google Books. The latest report on the Commission's Europeana project, released on Monday, urges European Union member states to digitize collections held in all their libraries, archives and museums.
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Members of the European Parliament Monday prepared their position on whether mandatory E.U.-wide Web blocking of certain sites should be introduced, prompting concern from digital rights groups.
Intel has made certain commitments to the European Union in an effort to push ahead with its proposed acquisition of McAfee.
European law enforcement agency Europol on Friday will present its assessment of the threat posed by cybercrime, along with its strategy to tackle it.
The European Union's data protection watchdog has called the Data Retention Directive the most privacy invasive instrument ever adopted by the E.U.
After 11 rounds of international negotiations, the final text of the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has overcome its biggest hurdle yet when it was welcomed as a step in the right direction by the European Parliament, which voted 331-294, with 11 members abstaining, to approve the measure.
Increased government control is the biggest risk to the future of the Internet, according to the Internet Society.
There is light at the end of the tunnel for the estimated 20 million Europeans who cannot get high-quality broadband access. On Friday a new satellite will be launched that will deliver broadband Internet access to consumers and businesses across the European Union.
Internet giants such as Facebook and Google could soon be forced to reveal more to European Internet users about what they are doing with personal data.
Companies bidding for government business in the E.U. will soon be able to use a new Web-based tool to simplify the paperwork associated with their proposals.
The European Commission has approved a French program to subsidize legal music downloads for young people.
An additional 16 broadband providers and data center companies have signed up to the European Commission's initiative to reduce electricity consumption.
The European Union is currently losing the race to fund and foster research, but the game isn't over, says Europe's digital agenda commissioner.
Members of the European Parliament have opened the door to tough new sanctions on Internet users by voting in favor of a controversial report on copyright enforcement.
The European Parliament has backed proposals aimed at boosting consumer confidence in online shopping.