News tagged with data protection

EU mulls age limit for social media use

The European Union was mulling the possibility Tuesday of setting an age for parental consent, perhaps as high as 18, for users of social media such as Facebook, EU sources said.

dateDec 15, 2015 in Internet
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European leaders look to boost financing for startups

The leaders of France, Germany and the European Union's executive body have praised new partnerships between private, public and European funds to improve access to financing for startups in an effort to boost the digital ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Business
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Europe-US data sharing deal 'invalid'

A major data-sharing deal between the EU and US is 'invalid' given the spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal, the top EU court's main legal advisor said Wednesday in a case brought against Facebook.

dateSep 23, 2015 in Internet
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EU lawmakers agree air passenger data collection

European lawmakers approved Wednesday plans to collect EU passenger data, a measure sought by the United States after years of controversy over how to protect personal information while fighting terrorism and serious crime.

dateJul 15, 2015 in Security
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