Jennifer Baker

Brussels correspondent

Jennifer Baker reports on the European Union: Commission, Parliament, technology policy, regulation, and competition.


Intel loses appeal against €1.06 billion European antitrust fine

Intel lost its appeal against a €1.06 billion (US$1.44 billion) antitrust fine on Thursday when the General Court of the European Union upheld a 2009 ruling by the European Commission that the company had abused its dominant market...

Google gets over 41,000 requests to 'forget' personal data

Google has already received around 41,000 requests to delete links to personal information from its search results in the three weeks since a key ruling by the European Court of Justice about the so-called right to be forgotten.

Here's what the new EU Parliament will mean for tech

As the dust settles on a new European Parliament, digital rights and IT lobbyists try to work out what it will mean for the tech industry.

E.U. exec defends controversial settlement with Google

Despite competitors and politicians lining up to complain about Google, the EU's Competition Commissioner on Tuesday defended his decision to settle an antitrust case against the search giant.

Motorola Mobility breaches E.U. competition law, but escapes fine

Google-owned Motorola Mobility has been found guilty of breaching EU competition law but escaped a fine from European Union regulators.

ICANN delays uncorking .wine and .vin domains

European lawmakers are concerned that cyber-squatting could undermine the entire wine industry and welcomed a decision to put the allocation of new top level domains on hold.

EU votes net neutrality into law, abolishes mobile roaming charges

Blocking and throttling Internet traffic will become illegal in the European Union following a parliamentary vote on Thursday.

EU mobile devices will be forced to use common charger

European Union politicians have vowed to end the "nightmare" of non-compatible phone chargers.

ICANN's cozy relationship with the US must end, says EU

The exclusive relationship of ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) with the U.S. must end said the European Union's digital agenda chief on Wednesday.

Google agrees to give equal prominence to rivals' services to settle EU antitrust case

Google has agreed to give comparable display to specialized search services that rival its own, in order to settle a European Union antitrust case, the European Commission said Wednesday.

EU to reject Google's latest efforts to avoid an antitrust fine

The E.U. will reject Google's latest proposals aimed at settling a three-year dispute revealed the Commissioner in charge Friday.

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