European Court of Justice to examine ACTA

The European Commission has asked the European Court of Justice is to examine whether ACTA, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is incompatible with the European Union’s fundamental rights and freedoms, the EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht has announced.

European Court of Justice rules against anti-piracy filter

The European Court of Justice has ruled that a social network cannot be made to install an anti-piracy filtering system.The judgment comes after SABAM, a Belgian institution that manages the copyright of  Belgian writers and composers wanted Netlog, a Belgian social networking website with some 94 million registered international users, to install a filtering system[…]

European Commission says ‘no’ to new Danish SMS prices and higher Dutch telephony rates

The European Commission has once again exercised its power of suspending proposed telecoms regulatory measures and has halted the implementation of new SMS termination rates in Denmark and the proposed increase of fixed and mobile telephony termination rates in the Netherlands.