US and EU officials expressed hope Monday on sealing a new transatlantic data-sharing pact before a looming deadline expires to avert a potentially crippling impact on American online firms including Facebook and Google.
The European Union announced Monday it will launch in December a forum bringing together Internet firms and law enforcement agencies to combat online extremism.
The legal blow in Europe that removed "Safe Harbor" protection of cross-border data transfers from US tech firms on Tuesday has thrust them into rough water.
EU member states and lawmakers have clinched a deal to prevent cyber attacks by requiring Internet firms like eBay, Amazon and Google to boost their defences and report breaches, officials said Tuesday.
Streaming television titan Netflix will be among websites displaying a dreaded spinning wheel icon on Wednesday to rally support for blocking Internet "fast lanes."
The French interior minister said Friday he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it.
Do you remember how the Millennium bug had everyone sitting on the edge of their seats some 15 years ago? If such a blackout occurred right now, we would immediately take stock of how much the Internet has become ubiquitous ...
A US appeals court on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional a "Net Neutrality" rule that bars broadband Internet providers from blocking or playing favorites for online services.
Revelations about the US government's vast data collection programs have already started hurting American technology firms, according to an industry survey released this week.
Microsoft said Friday it received more than 37,000 government requests for information in the first half of 2013—excluding any national security requests.