Italy is leading the fight against AI—and could prompt EU-wide action
But people aren't happy about its ChatGPT ban.
On Apr 24, 2023 by Simone Fontana, Anna Toniolo
German officials highlight major concerns with EU plan to scan phones for child sexual abuse material
The German Parliament held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the EU's proposed plan to combat child sexual abuse material.
On Mar 2, 2023 by Jacob Seitz
‘I was attacked and abused at a 4-star hotel’: Black woman says she was attacked by hotel owner in Albania, sparking debate
'The way we were dealt with was awful, but I don’t feel like that’s a reflection of the people in Albania.'
On Oct 7, 2022 by Braden Bjella
‘Pharmacy signs in France hit different’: TikTokers have a new obsession—and they’re making techno mashups about it
Who knew that European drugstores went so hard?
On Aug 24, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Europe sets progressive net neutrality standard by banning zero-rating
You can't zero-rate in Europe anymore.
On Jun 16, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Could Europe’s new laws rein in Elon Musk’s chaotic vision of free speech on Twitter?
Twitter is global, and Elon Musk needs to factor that into his decisions.
On Apr 29, 2022 by Jonathan Keane
Why the third time won’t be the charm for a new U.S.-EU data-sharing agreement
Activists and privacy experts still have major concerns about mass surveillance.
On Apr 10, 2022 by Jonathan Keane
Could Clearview be fined out of existence by Europe’s tough data privacy laws?
Europe is fighting against facial recognition.
On Mar 25, 2022 by Jonathan Keane
EXCLUSIVE: Leaked document reveals Patriot Front’s barhopping, neo-Nazi-filled, fact-finding mission through Europe
The white nationalist group spent time with extremists in five European countries.
On Feb 1, 2022 by Claire Goforth
‘Food here is poison’: TikToker claims she can eat anything in Europe but not the U.S.
On Jul 14, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins
Netflix reducing streaming quality to avoid internet overload
'We all have a joint responsibility to take steps to ensure the smooth functioning of the internet.'
On Mar 19, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
How Europe’s Copyright Directive could change the future of the internet
The controversial Copyright Directive aims to protect creators.
On Sep 12, 2018 by Ellen Ioanes
The E.U.’s new copyright law spells disaster for the internet (updated)
It could do a lot more than kill memes.
On Jun 21, 2018 by Phillip Tracy
Amazon ordered to pay €250 million in back taxes
Nearly 75 percent of Amazon's profits weren't taxed.
On Oct 4, 2017 by Christina Bonnington