Adam Davidson writes about the European Union’s antitrust fine against Google, and how Theodore Roosevelt and Milton Friedman set the precedent on political approaches to monopolies.
The European Union’s ruling against Google underlines its goal to move our relationship with tech firms away from Silicon Valley’s winner-takes-all mentality
Citizens of all EU member states can now make calls to persons and businesses across the EU without incurring roaming charges. Since 2007, the European Union has acted as a regulator for roaming charges in order to ensure phone companiesâ?? fees arenâ??t extortionate. Since that date, the number of calls made using mobile phones in EU... Expats Blog -
Eritrean activists visited Brussels this week to lobby the European Union over alleged human rights abuses committed by the authorities in Asmara. The campaigners are worried that the EU is ignoring violations committed by the Eritrean government and continues to provide development aid with no strings attached. Show More Summary
Italy is seeking increased support from the European Union as it deals with a huge wave of migrant arrivals, including a reported proposal to limit the types of ships that … Click to Continue »
As 5th country in the European Union, the Czech Republic has reported an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). The virus was confirmed in a dead wild boar.
The presidents of Bulgaria and Romania insisted Wednesday that they weren't opposed to Russia, despite both Eastern European countries being members of NATO and the European Union. The EU recently … Click to Continue »
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain may need an implementation period to smooth its exit from the European Union but there will be no unlimited transition, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.
The European Union has officially extended economic sanctions against Russia by six months for destabilizing Ukraine. EU headquarters said Wednesday that the decision was unanimous among all 28 EU nations. … Click to Continue »
The European Union on Wednesday formally rolled over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months, saying Moscow had failed to live up to its Ukraine ceasefire commitments. EU leaders endorsed the move last week,...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, a widely expected step that keeps restrictions on business with Russian energy, defense and financial sectors until Jan. 31, 20...
Serbia's prime minister designate says her future government's goal is membership in the European Union along with modernization of the troubled Balkan country. Ana Brnabic told Serbian lawmakers on Wednesday … Click to Continue »
U.S. Democrats have been soft on Big Tech.
The European Union’s competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. European regulators said Tuesday that “Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping […]
Google, World’s largest Internet company, has been royally humbled by the European Union. A record-breaking fine of $2.7 billion (€2.42 billion) has been imposed on them, due to manipulating search results within European countries.Show More Summary
A Ukrainian political party tied to Russia had paid President Trump’s campaign chairman for help branding itself as warming toward the European Union.
They’ll certainly appeal, but it sure looks like a European Union decision will cost Google a hefty chunk of change. In the culmination of a seven-year investigation, the EU has ruled that Google unfairly promoted its own shopping comparison...Show More Summary
Google’s massive bank account may just have gotten a tiny bit smaller. On Tuesday, European Union regulators slapped the Silicon Valley behemoth with a $2.7 billion antitrust fine. At core, the penalty comes down to the way Google presents shopping results. Show More Summary
In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has published a short Guide to Researching EU Law. It was written by by Micaela DelMonte, a lawyer from the European Parliamentary Research Service who volunteered...Show More Summary
The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro (2.72 billion US dollars) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. (June 27)