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EU says data privacy deal with US can be improved

The European Union says that the one-year-old rules governing data transfers with the U.S. are working well but that some improvements can still be made to the system to guarantee EU citizens' privacy protection.

dateOct 18, 2017 in Internet
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Image: Asteroid Luca

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has been on Earth since his mission to the International Space Station in 2013, but "Lucaparmitano" is now back in space thanks to an Italian astronomer.

dateOct 13, 2017 in Space Exploration
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Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says

Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Business
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