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  • Which Way For Europe On China?

    Which Way For Europe On China? Authored by Carl Bildt via Project Syndicate, Recognizing that the European Union is facing a number of vexing challenges on the world stage, Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president, has promised to lead a “geopolitical Commission.” Echoing this sentiment, Josep Borrell, the new High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, has challenged the EU to decide whether it wants to be a global “player,” or just a...

    Zero Hedge

  • Europe has its own Green New Deal

    This article was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Nearly every major aspect of the European economy is to be re-evaluated in light of the imperatives of the climate and ecological emergency, according to sweeping new plans set out by the European commission on Wednesday. The comprehensive nature [

    Mother Jones
  • The laws protecting our data are too weak

    The latest in a long line of privacy scandals happened last week, after Google was found to have been pulling unredacted data from one of America's largest healthcare providers to use in one of its projects. Despite assurances that it won't use this

  • Brickbat: Your Data Are Safe with Us

    The California Department of Motor Vehicles made $52 million is fiscal year 2017-2018 selling data to private firms that drivers are required to provide to get a driver's license. The California DMV didn't provide the names of the companies it sold the data to, but Vice reports that the DMV said the firms may "include insurance companies, vehicle manufacturers, and prospective employers."
  • HackerOne pays up after data incident

    HackerOne paid out a bug bounty to an outside hacker after one of the company's security analysts accidentally gave him access to its bug reports.

  • Germany Is The Rotten Heart Of Europe

    Germany Is The Rotten Heart Of Europe Authored by Tom Luongo via Gold, Goats, 'n Guns blog, The crisis in Europe will come from Germany. Germany has entered a period of political crisis that, as yet, has not exploded. But the pyre is built, the torches lit and all that remains is dragging Chancellor Angela Merkel up and setting the whole thing on fire. For those that want to understand the fundamental impulses which have led the European Union to where it is today and...

    Zero Hedge
  • How to improve water quality in Europe

    The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) adopted in 2000 aims to protect Europe's water resources. By 2027, EU Member States are required to bring all water bodies into a "good ecological" and "good chemical state." There's still a long way to go. This is due, for example, to the fact that a few existing substances, for which there are currently no suitable possibilities for reducing pollution, lead to environmental quality standards being exceeded across the board in Germany and Europe—and thus...
  • WTF is the Data Transparency Label?

    Similar to a nutritional label for food, the IAB’s Data Transparency Label is designed to give buyers a clear view of what’s inside the data they buy. The post WTF is the Data Transparency Label? appeared first on Digiday.

  • How Google Should Use Your Health Data

    Jim Harper Technology, Americas The future is here. When news broke recently that Google and Catholic health care provider Ascension were working together on data processing, it caused a stir. A whistleblower’s allegation of minor deviations from federal privacy regulations helped make the story newsworthy. But after the initial shock, a return to calm is ongoing as various actors unpack the grab bag of risks and rewards that flow from processing health data. We are a long way from having a...

    The National Interest
  • Correction: Europe-Space story

    Correction: Europe-Space story

    ABC News
  • Correction: Europe-Space story

    MADRID (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 about the European Space Agency, The Associated Press provided an incorrect U.S. dollar conversion for the 12.5 billion euros pledged by the agency’s member countries

  • Wearable payments catch on Europe

    Transactions made using wearable devices in Europe registered strong growth, with consumers in the region

    Mobile World Live
  • How to do a data detox when you're super lazy

    Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through the wind, wanting to start again? Only the wind is the internet, and the plastic bag is a flurry of confetti exposing every detail of your personal life? If so, it may be time for a data detox. Though we unbox our tech with optimism shining in our hearts as bright as our brand new phones, inescapable digital ephemera is quick to accumulate. No matter how careful you are, a clean, secure digital life is nearly impossible to...

  • Europe could rev up the world economy

    In spite of its large trade and budget surpluses, Germany refuses to help reverse Europe's slowing economic growth, writes Dr. Michael Ivanovitch.

  • Europe has run-out of IPv4 addresses

    The RIPE Network Coordination Centre has revealed that it has allocated the last of its remaining IPv4 addresses.

  • Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon up by more than double: data

    Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon in November surged by 104 percent compared to the same month in 2018, according to official data released Saturday. The 563 square kilometers (217 square miles) deforested that month is also the highest number for any November since 2015, according to Brazil'

  • Web data gathering: more failure than success?

    As businesses grow so too does the need to collect data