Today, 28 January 2013 is the annual Data Protection Day, known as ‘Data Privacy Day’ outside of Europe. On this day events are held around the world to recognize the importance of privacy for our fundamental freedoms.
This month in the news.
A pan-EU Eurobarometer survey showed that 44% of Internet users feel they are missing interesting information because web pages are not in a language they understand. The survey, released in May 2011, shows that 90% of Internet surfers in the EU prefer to access websites in their own language, while 55% at least occasionally use[…]
Europeans are becoming increasingly “digital” according to a European Commission Eurobarometer survey which questioned 27,000 households throughout the EU on their use of internet, telephones and TV. The survey showed that more Europeans are subscribing to broadband internet, however, internet users surveyed have expressed concerns about cost, quality of service and security, as well as[…]