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.
GamerGate Politician ‘Sargon of Akkad’ Loses Election Bid
It was part of an overwhelming loss for the party he represented, UKIP.
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.
EU Votes Down Internet-Wrecking Copyright Proposal
Massive backlash drives the controversial measure back to the drawing board
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.
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."
EU Parliament Asks European Countries to Protect Edward Snowden from the US
Snowden scores a symbolic victory, but his legal situation is unlikely to change in the short term.
Europe Tries to Save Net Neutrality, Is Killing It Instead
The European Parliament votes in favor of net neutrality legislation that permits internet fast and slow lanes.
What Is This Europe That You Keep Talking About?
This week, voters in Europe elected a frightening amount of far-right and fascist politicians to the European Parliament in Brussels. What's behind the xenophobic uprising? Anger, poverty, unemployment, and the feeling that the interests of everyday...