• Mar 27, 2020
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

Telecoms across Europe are sharing phone location data with governments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

A telecommunications lobbying group, the GSMA, has confirmed that several telecom companies in Europe are providing mobile phone location data with the European Union as a way to track the spread of COVID-19. According to Reuters and other media sources, these are the telecommunications companies that are working with the European Union to provide “anonymized” … Continue reading “Telecoms across Europe are sharing phone location data with governments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic”

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  • Jun 5, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Copyright, Governments, News, Privacy,

Bad law, not bad luck: Article 13 of new EU Copyright Directive requires general upload filters

Back in September last year, Rick Falkvinge wrote about the launch of an important revision of the European Union’s main copyright law, which will have a massive impact on Internet users in the region and beyond. Although the stated aim of the update is to make “modern copyright rules fit for the digital age“, several … Continue reading “Bad law, not bad luck: Article 13 of new EU Copyright Directive requires general upload filters”

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  • Jun 28, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, Networking, News, Privacy,

Don’t let telecoms write EU Net Neutrality rules: Leave a comment with BEREC to #SaveTheInternet

EU Net Neutrality is facing its starkest challenge yet. The millions of netizens under the laws of the European Union are fighting for the very survival of net neutrality, and many don’t even know it. The Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC) was tasked with setting net neutrality laws for the entire EU … Continue reading “Don’t let telecoms write EU Net Neutrality rules: Leave a comment with BEREC to #SaveTheInternet”

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