Google is arguing that a lawsuit over its British users’ privacy should be handled in US courts.
December 10 is International Human Rights day. The internet Society, an international, non-profit organization providing leadership in Internet policy has taken this opportunity to highlight the importance of the web in connection with human rights.
This month in the news: the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2012, net neutrality plans breach privacy rights, and the EU audiovisual sector attempts easier cross-border copyright.
Some would say – finally! The European Commission introduced new rules that will allow wireless communication technology to be used on board aircrafts flying over EU. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will publish guidelines soon which will extend to all phases of flight the possibility to use personal electronic devices, as long as the devices are in “flight mode” like smart-phones and tablets.