Physical borders are a thing of the past, now Europe has to tear down the digital ones. At the same time as digital services are already easing the lives of millions of EU citizens the challenges of a connected continent are becoming ever more diverse, such as cyber security, digital infrastructure and superfast internet.
A connected continent
How Ireland became the EU’s reluctant data privacy enforcer
Five years after the EU introduced a mammoth data privacy law to rein in big tech, Ireland's watchdog is its chief enforcer. Critics say this helps explain why the regulation is failing
1 week ago
EU lawmakers take first step towards AI curbs
European Parliament lawmakers have taken a crucial first step towards EU-wide regulation of ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence systems that Brussels hopes to put speedily in place
3 weeks ago
Europe’s battle to rein in Big Tech
The European Union is on a mission to get US tech giants to stop avoiding tax, stifling competition, profiting from news content without paying and serving as platforms for disinformation and hate.
5 months ago
Cracking the covert app that exposed Europe’s drug gangs
From torture and murder in the Netherlands and Serbia to an unprecedented web of corruption in Belgium, the Sky ECC investigation has shone a light into some of Europe's darkest corners
6 months ago
Hounded at home, China’s video game firms welcomed in Europe
China is investing billions in Europe's video game industry, but analysts have warned that there could be trouble along the road unless regulators start to take stricter notice
7 months ago
Tech vs telecoms: EU ignites debate on ‘net neutrality’
Tech and streaming giants suck up vast amounts of bandwidth, so the EU this week revived a long-standing idea to make them pay the telecom firms who maintain the infrastructure
1 year ago
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