German lawmakers are due to vote on new copyright legislation that's been strongly opposed by Intenet giant Google. It would enable publishers to be compensated for articles displayed on news services like Google news.
Google has decided against opening a "Campus" for startups in Berlin after a series of protests. The space will now be sublet to a charity planning to open it up for local social projects.
Google has announced it will be winding down its little-used Plus social network. The tech giant has also admitted that a bug in its social network may have exposed the personal data of some 500,000 users.
Six months ahead of the European elections, Germany's Green Party has formally adopted its manifesto. It plans to demand a unified European asylum law and campaign for taxes on tech giants and Europe's worst polluters.
An alliance of tech giants and internet activists lost a battle against content creators seeking more protection for their work. The vote by European lawmakers to reform EU copyright law could redefine internet freedom.
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