parliment Archive

  • EU seeks views on the Satellite and Cable Directive

    The European Commission is asking whether EU rules which define where and how satellite broadcasters and cable companies should clear copyright are up-to-date, in a public consultation launched today. It is also seeking views on the impact of extending these rules to cover broadcasters’ services […]

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  • Life–saving eCall system in all new cars by 2015?

    From 2015, all new cars sold in the EU should be able to dial emergency services when they are involved in a serious accident, say MEPs in a non–binding report jointly adopted by the transport and internal market committees on 19 June. How it works: […]

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  • PE said NO to the Anti-Countefeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)

    Parliament should say NO to the Anti-Countefeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), said the International Trade Committee in a vote on 21st June 2012. Nineteen MEPs voted against ACTA, and twelve in favour, with no abstentions. After the vote results were announced David Martin (S and D, […]

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  • EU Parliament gives green light to air passenger data deal with the US

    From EUROPA.EU   A new agreement on the transfer of EU air passengers’ personal data to the US authorities was approved by the European Parliament on Thursday. The deal sets legal conditions and covers issues such as storage periods, use, data protection safeguards and administrative […]

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  • European Citizens’ Initiatives

    30 March 2012 – Sunday marks the launch of European Citizens’ Initiatives. From that day, a million citizens from across Europe can come together on an issue that is important to them, and ask the Commission to do something about it. Registering initiatives is a […]

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