Europe's incoming digital chief Oettinger revealed a lamentable misconception of cloud privacy issues this week. Could the entire EU cloud strategy unravel?
In order for a censorious edict like the right to be forgotten to have any real clout, it needs a global reach and most specifically a US one. Maybe it's in luck?
Microsoft is defiant by refusing to turn over customer emails stored in Ireland despite suffering a legal setback as US judge overturns her own ruling.
The new European Justice Commissioner Martine Reicherts has dismissed critics of the Right To Be Forgotten ruling as seeking to poison public opinion.
A boost for European critics of the Safe Harbor arrangements with the US government from the Washington-based Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), which is accusing 30 American companies of failing to protect data privacy in Europe.
Microsoft is robust in its pursuit of overhauling privacy legislation for the Big Data age, while the likes of Google, Facebook and Amazon strike a more conservative note.
A massive 99% of cloud services providers would not meet Europe's new data protection requirements - the shape of things to come?
Austrian law student Max Schrems has seen a swell of support for a fresh legal campaign to take class action against the world's largest social network over privacy complaints
The upper house of the UK parliament has condemned the European Court of Justice's controversial right to be forgotten, setting the UK on collision course with the European Commission.
The European Commission's data commissars are on a mission to get answers from search engine firms about how they'll adhere to the bad law about the right to be forgotten.
Italy's just appointed Allesandra Poggiani to its most senior government IT role, just as European Commissioner Neelie Kroes urges the Italians to drive through Europe-wide digital change.
European Union plans to enforce the controversial Right to be Forgotten will not work, are technically unfeasible and reduce the collection of democracies to the status of a communist dictatorship. That'd be a no then from the UK.
Facebook Sheryl Sandberg sort of says she's sorry. But is that enough to draw a line under the ‘scandal’ of manipulating users or is there more trouble ahead?