The United Nations Climate Change Conference 2011 has begun in Durban, South Africa. The conference is to last from 28 November to 9 December, and will bring together representatives of the world’s governments, international organizations and civil society.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Internet service providers can’t be made to install monitoring systems to prevent illegal downloads of copyrighted material, as this method of intellectual property rights protection would breach European law.
The European Commission has, in line with its powers under the 2009 Telecoms Directive, put a stop to Polish telecommunications regulator UKE’s intention to set mobile termination rates for the Polish operator AERO2. The case marks the first time the Commission has expressed an intention of using its new powers of vetoing proposed regulatory remedies.
The European Commission has presented five new online European online public services at the ‘Borderless eGovernment Services for Europeans’ conference, that took place in Poznan, Poland on 17 and 18 November. Participating in the projects are several partners from different EU Member States, with Commission providing half the funding for the projects (€62.67 million out[…]