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Artificial Intelligence Act: Industry Reaction

Industry experts react to the European Union Parliament approving landmark legislation for artificial intelligence

3 months ago

Artificial Intelligence Act: EU Parliament Approves Landmark AI Law

European Union Parliament on Wednesday officially approved world’s first major set of regulatory ground rules for AI

3 months ago

Meta Forms Team To Protect EU Elections From AI Risks

Facebook parent Meta forms dedicated team to protect upcoming EU Parliament elections in June from generative AI fraud

3 months ago

EU Parliament Approves Draft AI Regulations

European Union edges forward into passing the world's first laws governing artificial intelligence (AI), after parliament approval

12 months ago

EU Agrees Comprehensive Framework For Crypto Regulation

EU Parliament approves 'Markets in Crypto Act' (MiCA) for regulation of crypto transparency, disclosure, authorisation, and supervision

1 year ago

EU Legislation Targets Battery Replacement By Users

European Union reaches provisional agreement that will require that portable devices to have user-replaceable batteries

1 year ago

European Parliament Website Downed After Russia Declared Terrorism Sponsor

Pro-Kremlin hackers Killnet takes credit for downing European Parliament website, after Russia declared state sponsor of terrorism

2 years ago

Apple Confirms iPhones Will Get USB-C Charging

Goodbye to Lightning port and hello to universal charger, as Apple confirms it will comply with the European Union's law…

2 years ago

EU Approves Common Charger For Mobile Phones

Final blow for Apple's Lightning connector, as European Parliament approves universal charger for mobile devices

2 years ago

EU Parliament Approves Ban On Combustion Cars By 2035

Move to electric vehicles continues, after European lawmakers vote to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from…

2 years ago

EU Agrees Common Mobile Charging Port, In Blow To Apple

End of the road for Lighting connector? Apple has until 2024 to standardise its charging ports on the USB-C connector

2 years ago

Facebook Whistleblower To Testify In UK Parliament

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is to travel across the pond and testify before a committee in the British Parliament

3 years ago

MEPs Delay Hearing With Tech CEOs ‘By Two Months’

European Parliament suggests new dates for hearing with chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google as it prepares major…

3 years ago

EU Pressures Tech Giants’ CEOs Over Hearings

European Parliament invites chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to appear before virtual session as major regulatory overhaul…

3 years ago

EU Votes Against Wi-Fi-Based Car Standard

Victory for 5G? European nations defeat attempt to create a Wi-Fi-based car standard

5 years ago

Connected Car Rules Blocked In European Parliament Vote

The European Commission's proposal has fuelled opposition from network operators, who say it's incompatible with Europe's 5G rollout ambitions

5 years ago

EU Copyright Reform Delayed After Meeting Cancellation

Reprieve for memes? EU efforts to reform copyright rules hit a delay after key meeting is called off

5 years ago

European Parliament Approves Controversial Copyright Reforms

'A good sign for the creative industries in Europe', say those in favour, while opponents call the outcome 'catastrophic'

6 years ago

European Parliament Votes To Suspend Privacy Shield

The data-sharing agreement could be put on hold from 1 September if the Trump administration continues to delay compliance

6 years ago

European MEPs Reject Controversial EU Copyright Bill

Reprieve for memes, as MEPs reject copyright bill in its current format. But the fight isn't over just yet

6 years ago

Controversial Copyright Bill Approved By EU Committee

But critics argue it will change the face of the Internet as we know it, and herald the end of…

6 years ago

Zuckerberg Fails To Impress At European Parliament

MEPs reportedly left underwhelmed after Facebook's CEO long-awaited appearance at 'rambling' EU meeting

6 years ago

Zuckerberg’s Tuesday Meeting With EU To Be Live Broadcast

Anger at closed-door meeting results in revised decision to live broadcast Mark Zuckerberg's visit with EU parliament

6 years ago

Zuckerberg Says Yes To EU Parliament Appearance, But No To UK

The Facebook chief executive says he will appear before the European Parliament, but won't come to the UK

6 years ago

MEPs Ready To Fight For End-To-End Encryption Across EU

A European Parliament committee has called for end-to-end encryption to be enforced on all forms of digital communication

7 years ago

European Parliament Approves GDPR Data Protection Law

GDPR Data protection legislation passed that seeks to give citizens more rights over their personal data in the digital age

8 years ago

EU Agrees New Cybersecurity Laws

Leading tech firms will be forced to report major cyber attacks under new European cybersecurity laws

8 years ago

EU Citizens Still In Danger From Mass Surveillance, Say MEPs

EU Parliament calls for protection of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and clampdown on data transfers to the US

9 years ago

European Parliament Votes On Net Neutrality Rules Today

MEPs are to vote whether to go ahead with telecoms rules that net neutrality campaigners say are fatally flawed

9 years ago

Is Google Set For A European Break-Up?

European Parliament proposal could see Google’s search business split off from its other operations

10 years ago