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What is the EU-US Privacy Shield?

The agreement which allowed major international companies to transfer data about their customers across the Atlantic was ruled illegal last…

The agreement which allowed major international companies to transfer data about their customers across the Atlantic was ruled illegal last…

Europe

MEPs back sharing airline data to 'fight terrorism'

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

Science_technology

Facebook boasts green data centre in Luleå, Sweden

From the outside, it looks like an enormous, anonymous grey warehouse. Inside #Facebook's Swedish #datacentre - visual tour #servers #network

From the outside, it looks like an enormous, anonymous grey warehouse. Inside #Facebook's Swedish #datacentre - visual tour #servers #network

Europe

EU interior ministers eye single rulebook on data protection

EU governments on Monday backed sweeping changes to the bloc’s data protection laws, saying there should be one set of rules for all 28 member

EU governments on Monday backed sweeping changes to the bloc’s data protection laws, saying there should be one set of rules for all 28 member

Special_reports

Knowledge is power: how Big Data is transforming education

Big Data is a big idea circulating in the worlds of government, business and academia which, its supporters say, promises to revolutionise the way we

Big Data is a big idea circulating in the worlds of government, business and academia which, its supporters say, promises to revolutionise the way we

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UK to pass emergency measures to collect phone and internet data

British Prime Minister David Cameron has rushed emergency measures through parliament to allow police and security services access to phone and

British Prime Minister David Cameron has rushed emergency measures through parliament to allow police and security services access to phone and

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EU court says Google must honour 'right to be forgotten'

It has been dubbed the ‘right to be forgotten’. In a case pitting privacy campaigners against Google, a top EU court says Internet firms can be

It has been dubbed the ‘right to be forgotten’. In a case pitting privacy campaigners against Google, a top EU court says Internet firms can be

Europe

EU's top court rules 'anti-terror' data storage law illegal

Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an EU law that forced firms to store customer data for up to two years is illegal The European Court of

Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an EU law that forced firms to store customer data for up to two years is illegal The European Court of

Science_technology

CeBit showcases 'datability'

CeBit – the digital industry’s biggest trade fair – has opened its doors. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron

CeBit – the digital industry’s biggest trade fair – has opened its doors. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron

Science_technology

Europe's need for a little clarity on Big Data

Big Data is one of the new buzzwords being branded around in Brussels as a potential source of breakthroughs in new business and entrepreneurship

Big Data is one of the new buzzwords being branded around in Brussels as a potential source of breakthroughs in new business and entrepreneurship