European Commission refers Hungary to European Court of Justice over telecoms tax

The European Commission has referred Hungary to the European Court of Justice for failing to end a special tax on the turnover of telecommunications operators. The tax in question was introduced in October 2010 in response to the economic crisis of the country.

Digital Advertising Alliance announces tools for online advertising control

The American Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has announced it is working on providing tools to allow US-based internet users to opt out of being tracked in online behavioral advertising (OBA). The DAA expects that within nine months users will be able to control OBA tracking via HTTP headers sent by their web browser. Read more[…]