Latest Viviane Reding Stories

2014-01-19 16:20:31

MUNICH, Germany, January 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Builder of Europe' honoured for visionary achievements Viviane Reding, EU Justice Commissioner and Vice-President of the European Commission received the Aenne Burda Award for Creative Leadership at the international DLD Conference in Munich on 19 January 2014. The Aenne Burda Award honours influential female public figures for their visionary and successful ideas. Viviane Reding is regarded as a builder...

2012-04-07 23:03:13

Veribo, a new service to help individuals and businesses protect and manage their reputations online, has been launched by Ehud Furman, former European MD of shopping.com. London, UK (PRWEB) April 06, 2012 Online privacy is a growing concern and one that has caught the attention of the European Commissioner for Justice, Viviane Reding, who is trying to readdress the balance of power between companies, individuals and search engines, and exercise the ℠right to be forgotten´....

EU Proposes Tougher Web Rules For Personal Data
2012-01-24 14:00:59

The European Union (EU) is set to propose a more stringent new set of rules this week to regulate how companies operating in Europe manage the personal data of Internet users, a move that industry insiders say could have significant ramifications for how the world´s web giants do business on the Old Continent. In a speech on Saturday in Munich, VP of the European Commission Viviane Reding said that the new legislation, which is scheduled to be rolled out on January 25, wouldn't just...

2010-05-26 09:34:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Commission today adopted a draft mandate to negotiate a personal data protection agreement between the European Union and the United States when cooperating to fight terrorism or crime. The aim is to ensure high levels of protection to personal information like passenger data or financial information transferred as part of transatlantic cooperation in fighting crime. An agreement would enhance the right of citizens to access,...

2009-11-06 06:02:56

In an attempt to spare Internet users the fear of random crackdowns on illegal downloading, EU lawmakers and governments have officially finished coming up with new rights for them on Thursday. According to EU Telecoms Commissioner Viviane Reding, they sealed the deal when EU governments accepted EU parliament demands to find a happy medium between a punishment for illegal downloading and a broader set of rights for internet users, reported the Associated Press. The EU had been working on...

2009-05-11 10:03:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) welcomes European Union Commissioner for Information Society and Media Viviane Reding's comments on Internet governance and the need to consider alternatives from the current set up with ICANN. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070724/DCTU006LOGO ) Reding called for greater accountability of ICANN policies after ICANN is released from its contract with the United States government during...

2009-05-07 06:25:00

The European Parliament opposed tries by EU governments to make a concentrated effort to penalize people who download copyright-protected music and films over the Internet, because of concern the rights of guiltless consumers would be squashed, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.  A compromise attained with EU governments several weeks ago was rejected by the EU assembly, who voted 407 to 57.  If accepted, it would have permitted France to pursue its drive to terminate...

2009-05-04 16:50:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In calling for greater accountability from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), European Union Commissioner for Information Society and Media Viviane Reding today echoed the concerns of many committed ICANN stakeholders. But in calling for increased government control, she threatens to steer ICANN away from the private sector leadership that made the Internet what it is today, NetChoice Executive Director Steve...

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