Tag Archives: Internet

Europe : Google panel says ‘right to be forgotten’ should be EU only – Telecompaper

Google panel says 'right to be forgotten' should be EU only – Telecompaper.

Norway – Net neutrality and charging models – npt

Net neutrality and charging models – npt. The Internet has proven to be a unique platform for innovation and economic growth and provides unprecedented opportunities for communication between people. Very few wish to return to the era before the Internet. For this reason, authorities are working to achieve net neutrality, with a view to preserve […]

Europe – Google told to extend ‘right to be forgotten’ worldwide – Telecompaper

Google told to extend 'right to be forgotten' worldwide – Telecompaper. According to Telecompaper, EU data protection and privacy regulators told Google to extend its implementation of the ‘right to be forgotten’ across global search. Removing the links only on national domains would not meet the requirements.

Net Neutrality: President Obama’s Plan for a Free and Open Internet | The White House

Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet | The White House. President Obama called for the “strongest possible” net-neutrality regulations to ensure that all Internet traffic is treated equally.

Spain – Spanish senate approves Intellectual Property Law reform – Telecompaper

Spanish senate approves Intellectual Property Law reform – Telecompaper. According to Telecompaper, the senate has given the green light to the reform of the Intellectual Property Law. The reform aims to curb internet piracy with rapid processes to shut down offending sites and also contains the so-called ‘Google tax’.

Poland – New regulations concerning wholesale broadband Internet access services

New regulations concerning wholesale broadband Internet access services in Poland. The President of the Office of Electronic Communications has introduced new regulations concerning wholesale broadband Internet access services in Poland. Both consumers and operators will benefit from the decision, which should lead to the investment increase and strengthen competitiveness.

Japan – Softbank Corp possible USD3.4bn bid for DreamWorks Animation

Softbank Corp linked to possible USD3.4bn bid for DreamWorks Animation. According to teleGeography, Japanese Softbank Corp has been linked with a surprise plan to bid for US movie studio DreamWorks Animation.

United States : FCC Launches Broad Rulemaking to Protect and Promote the Open Internet

United States : FCC Launches Broad Rulemaking to Protect and Promote the Open Internet

Europe – Global conference delivers momentum for reform of how internet is run

Europe – Global conference delivers momentum for reform of how internet is run European stakeholders will spend the coming months elaborating recommendations, commitments and proposals that will contribute to concrete reforms of how the internet is run.  Mrs Kroes said : On behalf of the European Commission, Vice-President Neelie Kroes welcomes the outcome of the NETmundial […]

UN officials applaud United States intent to transition oversight of key web domains

UN officials applaud United States intent to transition oversight of key web domains United Nations officials have welcomed the recent announcement the United States plans to transition key oversight of domain names and other aspects of the Internet’s architecture to the global community, as a major step towards the multilateral Internet governance that the UN […]