Netflix, Amazon Prime Video May Be Forced to Fund European Content Under New EU Rules

Online streaming services including Netflix and Amazon Prime Video could be required by countries to help fund European films and TV shows under a preliminary deal struck by EU lawmakers and member states on Thursday. The new law extends the European Union’s broadcasting rules to online video services and includes a quota of at least 30 percent for European […]

The Internet Is Probably Going To Lose Its Net Neutrality Rules In December

On Tuesday, the FCC moved to repeal Net Neutrality rules that prohibit internet service providers from blocking or slowing websites, or charging a premium for “fast lanes” for specific services or higher quality streaming. FCC chairman Ajit Pai, who Trump appointed this year, officially proposed the revocation of these rules, which treat internet service providers like Comcast […]

Matt Harvey suspended by Mets for three games for violating club rules

New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey heads back to the pitchers mound after a play during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Miami. Photo Credit: AP / Wilfredo Lee The Mets have suspended righthander Matt Harvey for three days without pay for violating team […]

Bad News For Online Businesses: Trump May Reverse Net Neutrality Rules

President Donald Trump’s new administration has allegedly signed off on a policy approach that could completely remake the Federal Communications Commission and reverse net neutrality rules for online businesses. Last February, the FCC produced a landmark ruling that declared the Internet was a utility, and that access consequently could not be prioritized to favor certain […]

EU Lawmaker Says Tinder Breaches Data Protection Rules

An EU lawmaker says dating app Tinder breaches the bloc’s data protection rules because it uses personal data without explicit consent and should be investigated by the European Commission. The dating app, owned by website operator Match Group Inc, imposes unlawful conditions on users, pushing them to consent to unclear clauses that allow the company […]

fb, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft again ecu Hate Speech rules

internet giants fb, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft signed up Tuesday to a brand new ecu code of behavioragainst hate speech, the ecu fee said. america–based firms have agreed to speed up their reactions when unlawful material is flagged up, with the aim of searching in any respect suspicious material within 24 hours. “The latest terror […]