Stop ACTA!

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What and When? Immediate Action: The DEVE Committee has now published its first draft opinion (pdf). It contains many factual errors, does not see any problem with ACTA and access to medicines and no contradiction with the EU acquis. What … Read More

Conference interpreting

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Conference interpreting is the interpretation of a conference, either simultaneously or consecutively, although the advent of multi-lingual meetings has consequently reduced the consecutive interpretation in the last 20 years. Conference interpretation is divided between two markets: the institutional and private. … Read More

Mass of Media: Banking crisis in Europe

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UPDATE 1-ECB’s Nowotny: no systemic banking crisis in Europe Reuters VIENNA, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Europe’s banking sector is not in a systemic crisis and does not need a bailout similar to the one planned in the United States, … … Read More

Italy: Rome starts today fingerprinting the gypsies

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This is the first time after the World War II when a government initiate an ID action based on racial criteria. During the next 48 hours, Rome’s authorities will fingerprint about 10,000 gypsies, helped by the Italian Red Cross. In … Read More

The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative

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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

Legal action by EC against Germany restrictions on gambling

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Press Release Free movement of services: Commission inquires into restrictions on gambling services in Germany The European Commission has decided to send to Germany an official request for information on national legislation restricting the supply of gambling services. The Commission … Read More

Netherlands will act against the companies that infringe online gambling ban

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The Dutch justice ministry introduced new regulations that will held criminally liable the banks and credit card companies that will facilitate online gambling on foreign sites for the Dutch citizens. In accordance with Dutch News, in some months it will … Read More

Creative Content Online for EU

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On January 3rd, the European Commission (EC) launched a public consultation for the preparation of a recommendation on Creative Content Online for the European Union for a common legal environment for online content, proposing multi-territory licences.EU policies should support the … Read More

EU online gambling companies against US

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The European Union, Japan, and Canada have reached a settlement with the U.S. regarding its protectionist online gambling policy through UIGEA, although US tolerates some forms of online gambling, such as state lotteries and horse racing. Remote Gambling Association made today a complaint … Read More

US and EU agreement on online gambling, possible Canada and Japan

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Unfortunately for the online casinos and poker rooms, the agreement (signed in Geneva) is not to change UIGEA, but to compensate EU for this ban. United States will compensate European Union especially in the domain of the trade, and mail … Read More

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