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European Commission’s “digital single market” strategy attempts to break down online barriers in the EU

In the European Union (EU), online barriers prohibit EU citizens from receiving goods and services that are commonplace to U.S. citizens.  When I travel to Miami, for instance, I am able to use my Netflix streaming subscription to catch up on my favorite shows.  The same cannot be said for a citizen from the UK … Continue Reading

Current Data Protection Rules: Time to be Forgotten?

 The European Commission has proposed a review of the 1995 Data Protection Directive in a bid to keep up with fast paced technological development in the digital world. The Commission hopes new rules will strengthen online privacy, cut down burdensome administrative costs and reinforce consumer trust online. The Commission’s proposals will be passed to European … Continue Reading
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