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EU to collect biometrics of all visitors
EU to collect biometrics of all visitors

The European Parliament has approved a new electronic system to store biometric information on all non-EU citizens travelling in and out of the bloc – and post-Brexit, this could include British citizens.

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EU-US Privacy Shield data pact is working but needs improvement, says EC
EU-US Privacy Shield data pact is working but needs improvement, says EC

European Commission’s first annual review of transatlantic data transfer deal highlights more weaknesses than strengths.

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European Union states question copyright law proposal
European Union states question copyright law proposal

Six European countries have publicly questioned whether a proposed new law that would require automatic upload filtering is actually legal. Article 13 of the controversial European Union (EU) copyright reform, which has been lumbering on for years, includes a rule to force …

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EU Commission calls for free flow of data after Brexit
EU Commission calls for free flow of data after Brexit

EC digital leader says EU must avoid “data nationalisation” after the UK leaves – but also warns EU states

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Civil Society Annoyed at Being Sidelined in Major EU Data Flow Conference
Civil Society Annoyed at Being Sidelined in Major EU Data Flow Conference

Small, but highly digital, Estonia will prioritize data flows for its presidency.

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EU’s new digital chief grilled by MEPs
EU’s new digital chief grilled by MEPs

European Union’s new digital chief is grilled by MEPs, but avoids the controversial questions

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Technology moving too fast for governments to keep up, says former Darpa head
Technology moving too fast for governments to keep up, says former Darpa head

Former US defence technology chief supports encryption and privacy, despite intelligence services’ fears

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EU looks to micro-licensing for user generated content issues
EU looks to micro-licensing for user generated content issues

European Union lawmakers want to solve UGC problems with micro-licensing according to a leaked document.

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