e-privacy News 02:07

Reinforcing e-privacy

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The European Parliament is updating data protection rules to include new forms of communication such as WhatsApp and other instant messengers. The aim is to better protect people's privacy.

migrants woman and kid News 01:30

Migration crisis: sharing the burden

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MEPs are revising the Dublin Regulation -- the EU law that determines which country is responsible for processing asylum applications. The current system puts too much burden on frontline states like Greece and Italy. As such, lawmakers are advocating fairer distribution of asylum seekers among all member states as well as mandatory participation.

man on the phone News 01:21

MEPs fight for cheaper phone calls to other EU countries

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A "reverse 112" system to alert citizens in case of emergency, cheaper phone calls to other EU countries and an overall improved access to telecommunication networks across the EU: this is what a draft Committee report of the European Parliament calls for.


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