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DESI report: Norway #2 on digitalization in Europe

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Category: Education / Research

Norway retains top two spot in 2017 EU ranking. According to the EUs 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Norway has the second most advanced digital economy in Europe, only beaten by neighboring Denmark. Norway also placed second in 2016. – Digitization is a top priority for the Norwegian government, says Trond Helge Bårdsen, ICT […]

Source: Norway.no

Published: April 26, 2017


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Court ruling stands: US has no right to seize data from world’s servers

Category: Business and Investment News

Outcome means hot-button privacy topic could reach US Supreme Court. An evenly split federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that it won’t revisit its July decision that allowed Microsoft to squash a US court warrant for e-mail stored on its servers in Dublin, Ireland. The 4-4 vote by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals sets […]

Source: Ars Technica

Published: April 26, 2017


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EU Steps Up Dispute With U.S. Over Trans-Atlantic Flights

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Category: Airline / Travel

The European Union took the unprecedented step Thursday of accusing Washington of breaching the so-called Open Skies pact aimed at liberalizing trans-Atlantic air travel—opening a high-profile trade rift just before the Trump administration takes office. The challenge centers on a relatively obscure application by European budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, which is seeking to […]

Source: Nasdaq

Published: April 26, 2017


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Privacy Shield: A victory for the transatlantic economy

Category: Business and Investment News

Two weeks ago, the European Union and the United States adopted an innovative framework that will support the transfer of data across the Atlantic while maintaining rigorous privacy standards: the EU-US Privacy Shield. In addition to ensuring a high level of data protection for individuals whose data is transferred from Europe to the United States, […]

Source: EurActive

Published: April 26, 2017


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In privacy victory: Microsoft wins appeal over foreign data warrant

Category: Business and Investment News

Microsoft has won an appeal over a US search warrant that aimed to force the company to turn over data it stored overseas. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York reversed the decision in a 63-page decision on Thursday. The case centered on a uniquely-different warrant that was issued by US prosecutors in […]

Source: Zdnet

Published: April 26, 2017


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