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Google hit with record-breaking €2.42bn antitrust fine

The European Commission has announced a record-breaking 2.42 billion euro fine has been levied on Google for breaking EU antitrust regulations. The fine was calculated based on Google’s reported earnings from its comparison shopping service in the 13 EEA countries involved. The company has 90 days to correct unfair practices and may face civil actions for… Read More

Google to propose international data access reform

In a reversal from its previous stance on protecting access to data stored internationally, Google’s general counsel will propose a revision to data access regulations that would make it easier for law enforcement agencies to access information from other countries. The current regulations require law enforcement that the two governments, local and foreign, act as intermediaries that… Read More

Ericsson 5GCAR project wins EU funding

The 5GCAR project, created by a consortium of corporations led by Ericsson, has advanced to Phase 2 of the EU’s 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (5G PPP) initiative. As one of the groups selected for the next phase of the project, the 5GCAR group is now eligible to receive EUR 8 million in funding and… Read More

EU may give police direct access to cloud data

EU Justice Ministers are due to meet to discuss three different proposals, set forth by the EU Commission, to make it easier for law enforcement officials to retrieve digital data which may be stored on servers in a different country. Currently, obtaining information that is stored in a different member state is a long and… Read More

Safe Host launches Switzerland’s largest data centre

Safe Host, the Swiss colocation company, is launching phase one of what may become the largest data center in Switzerland. The new facility will be located in the canton of Vaud, in the Western part of the country, near France. The 14,000 square foot hyperscale data center will be rolled out in 4MW phases to… Read More

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