Tech giants call for more content liability protection in the EU

By Amazon, apple, digital services act, eBay, ec, engadget, eu, European Commission, european union, europeancommission, europeanunion, facebook, gear, google, Microsoft, Mozilla, News, politics, snap, spotofy, tiktok, Twitter, verizon, yelp

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech giants have urged the European Union for more liability protection to help them tackle illegal content and hate speech. Edima, an association that represents the companies, arg…

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The EU is testing cross-border COVID-19 contact tracing

By contact tracing, coronavirus, covid-19, czech republic, czechrepublic, Denmark, ec, engadget, eu, European Commission, european union, europeancommission, europeanunion, gear, Germany, Ireland, Italy, lavtia, News

Several European Union countries are testing a system that enables their COVID-19 contact tracing apps to work across borders. The apps for the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Latvia will exchange information during the tr…

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ASUS is being investigated for price manipulation in Europe

By antitrust, Asus, Business, Culture, denon, ec, engadget, Europe, europeancommission, gear, Internet, marantz, personal computing, personalcomputing, philips, pioneer, pricefixing

In one of several antitrust investigations launched today, the European Commission has begun probing tech brands ASUS, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer for suspected price manipulation. As the press release explains, the Commission…

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EU probing Valve and five publishers for geo-blocking games

By antitrust, av, bandainamco, bethesda, Business, deepsilver, ec, engadget, eu, Europe, focushome, gaming, kochmedia, politics, steam, valve, zenimax

The legislative body of the European Union is launching an antitrust investigation into regional pricing and geo-blocking practices on Valve’s Steam store. In a statement, the European Commission says it’s investigating “bilateral agreements” between…

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