The European Union has reached a preliminary deal on the new EU Roaming Rules proposed by the European Commission last year. The European Parliament is expected to approve the agreement in May 2012 and the Council in June, paving the way for the new rules to enter into force on 1 July 2012.
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.
Aphaia representatives Maria Barroso Gomes and Urša Primožič attended the Agency for the Cooperation of the Energy Regulators’ 1st annual conference that took place on 14 March 2012 at the Castle of Ljubljana.
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[…]