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GDPR: Less Than Two Weeks

May 15th, 2018 by Hannah Densley in ilicomm News No Comments »
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GDPR: Less Than Two Weeks   What is GDPR? GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation. This regulation is replacing the current European Data Protection Directive, taking effect on the 25th of May - less than two weeks' time. The GDPR applies to all companies worldwide that process personal data of EU citizens. Here [...]

European Commission plans free wi-fi in public spaces

September 15th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The European Commission wants free wi-fi to be provided in public spaces across its member states within four years. The goal was announced by the president of the European Union’s executive body, Jean-Claude Juncker, in his annual state of the union address. He also wants at least one city in each EU country to have […]

EU aviation groups want all drones to be registered

September 6th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A string of aviation associations has called for all small drones in Europe to be registered. The ability to trace nuisance drones back to their owner or pilot would improve compliance with regulations, the groups said in a joint statement. Near-misses involving drones and aircraft are on the rise – 10 UK cases risked collision […]

Google faces EU charge over Android ‘abuse of dominance’

April 20th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Google has been issued formal antitrust charges over claims that it abuses the dominant position of its Android operating system. The European Commission sent a statement of objections to the tech firm, alleging that it has breached EU competition law. Google is accused of placing onerous requirements on firms using Android and stifling competition. It […]

What does shake-up of EU data laws really mean?

April 14th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The European Parliament is set to vote on the biggest shake-up of data protection laws for 20 years. The data protection regulation’s stated aim is to give citizens back control of their personal data as well as simplifying the regulatory environment. It could mean huge fines for companies that breach the law and offer some […]

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