The MEP and former European Commissioner is a champion of data privacy. New EU rules Reding proposed to protect individuals from data abuse by internet firms go into effect in May.
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Three EU draft laws to challenge the data grip of US tech giants inside Europe have been unveiled by EU commissioners. The aim, they say, is to create a "No 1 data continent," giving its residents more control and trust.
Ursula von der Leyen began her term as European Commission president with plans to focus on climate and international affairs. In March, the coronavirus pandemic hit. How has she fared after one year in office?
An unprecedented lawsuit against Google has echoes of past efforts to rein in tech giants like Microsoft and Apple. Attempts to enforce antitrust laws have left some players in the dust, while others are fighting back.
The need in Europe for tighter rules on US internet giants has become "urgent," says its anti-monopolies chief Margrethe Vestager. Brussels is seeking submissions by September on its planned 'Digital Services Act.'
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