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Russia: Twitter, Facebook have nine months to comply with data law

04 April, 2019 10:20 pm 10:20 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Twitter and Facebook have nine months to comply with data law by moving Russian user data onto servers in Russia, Interfax cited communications watchdog head Alexander Zharov as saying on Tuesday. Zharov was also quoted as saying he hoped Russia would not end up blocking Twitter and Facebook. EU lawmakers back copyright … Read More

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EU lawmakers approve package of banking reforms

04 April, 2019 10:11 pm 10:11 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union (EU) lawmakers approved on Tuesday an overhaul of banking rules, addressing some of the loopholes exposed by the global financial crisis. The banking overhaul, proposed by the European Commission in November 2016, sets the level of cash banks must set aside to absorb losses and introduces new requirements for capital … Read More

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EU lawmakers back copyright reforms targeting Google, Facebook

03 March, 2019 11:49 pm 11:49 pm

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – EU lawmakers have endorsed an overhaul of the bloc’s two-decade old copyright rules, which will force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for use of news snippets and make them filter out protected content. The European Parliament backed the reforms by 348 votes to 274 on Tuesday after a debate that … Read More