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EU demands scrutiny of 5G risks but no bloc-wide Huawei ban

5:13pm GMT

STRASBOURG EU nations will be required to share data on 5G cybersecurity risks and produce measures to tackle them by the end of the year, the European Commission said on Tuesday, shunning U.S. calls to ban China's Huawei Technologies across the bloc.

EU demands scrutiny of 5G risks but no bloc-wide Huawei ban

5:12pm GMT

STRASBOURG EU nations will be required to share data on 5G cybersecurity risks and produce measures to tackle them by the end of the year, the European Commission said on Tuesday, shunning U.S. calls to ban China's Huawei Technologies across the bloc.

EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

4:35pm GMT

STRASBOURG EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the bloc's two-decade old copyright rules, which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content. | Video

Nike fined 12.5 million euro for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise

25 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS U.S. sportswear maker Nike was hit with a 12.5 million euro (10.7 million pounds) fine on Monday for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise of some of Europe's best-known clubs, the latest EU sanction against such restrictions.

EU copyright reforms pit creative industry against internet activists, consumers

25 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS Europe's creative industries are urging EU lawmakers to back a proposed overhaul of the bloc's copyright rules, putting them at odds with internet activists who oppose a requirement to install filters to block copyright material.

Google rival wants more details about Google's Android proposal

22 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS Czech search engine Seznam urged Google on Friday to disclose more details about its plan to boost rival search apps in Android smartphones, saying it continued to lose users due to what it said were Google's anti-competitive practices.

Exclusive: EU to drop threat of Huawei ban but wants 5G risks monitored - sources

22 Mar 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission will next week urge EU countries to share more data to tackle cybersecurity risks related to 5G networks but will ignore U.S. calls to ban Huawei Technologies, four people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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