European Parliament

CYBER

The Politician Fighting The Spyware Industry

Outgoing Dutch member of European Parliament Marietje Schaake tells us why spyware is as dangerous as an AK-47, but regulated less.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
6.7.19
Games News

GamerGate Politician ‘Sargon of Akkad’ Loses Election Bid

It was part of an overwhelming loss for the party he represented, UKIP.
Patrick Klepek
5.28.19
Milkshaking

What Is Milkshaking?: Far-Righters Are Getting the Cold Shoulder in Britain

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was the latest target.
Tess Owen
5.20.19
eu

EU Passes Controversial Copyright Law With ‘Link Taxes’

Lawmakers exempted non-commercial and smaller platforms from the directive, but opponents of the law still worry that it will lead to greater censorship on the internet.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.12.18
Article 11

EU Votes Down Internet-Wrecking Copyright Proposal

Massive backlash drives the controversial measure back to the drawing board
Karl Bode
7.5.18
Right to Repair

The European Parliament Wants Europeans to Have the Right to Repair

It might soon be easier for Europeans to fix their own electronics.
Louise Matsakis
7.5.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The EU’s traveling ‘circus’ costs taxpayers around $120 million a year

VICE News
3.21.17
politics

We Spoke to the Spanish Politician Who Publicly Told Off Her Sexist Polish Colleague

Last week, Iratxe García made it clear she has no time for old Polish men telling the European Parliament that women "are weaker, smaller, and less intelligent."
Laura Conde
3.8.17
UK politics

Rising star in Nigel Farage's party is recovering after violent altercation at UKIP member meeting

Isabella Mackie
10.6.16
war and conflict

The European Parliament Just Told EU Countries to Stop Selling Weapons to Saudi Arabia

Lawmakers said Britain, France and other EU governments should no longer sell weapons to a country accused of targeting civilians in Yemen.
Reuters News Agency
2.25.16
2015 the year in review

Charlie Hebdo 'Set the Tone': The Year in Questionable Allies and Freedom of Speech

The case of the imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi, who was awarded the European Union's top human rights award this month, was just one of many that made headlines in 2015 and provoked a debate about the importance of free speech.
Sally Hayden
12.25.15
on the line

On The Line: Jason Leopold and Kaj Larsen on Intelligence Agencies and The War on Terror

Jason Leopold and Kaj Larsen joined 'On The Line' to take your questions about their recent documentary, 'The Italian Job.'
VICE News
11.20.15
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