Archive for the tag 'Europe'

Jul 31 2009

Privacy of Europeans is sold

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The European Commission has decided that the US should have access to transaction data of Europeans on the Swift network. Nobody asked the national parliaments, nobody asked the European parliament. Who is being screwed? BBC News M&C

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May 29 2008

Europe: Germany has to reconsider its position

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Peter Gauweiler, member of the German Bundestag has asked the German Bundesverfassungsgericht (the highest legal council in Germany) to review the Lisbon treaty and decide whether it is legal yes or no. Peter Gauweiler thinks the treaty is not in line with German democratic principles. Experts think he has a good chance on success. link […]

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Dec 05 2007

BBC NEWS | Politics | UK bans non-EU unskilled workers

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It looks like to UK is introducing Dutch (Verdonk) like measures. BBC NEWS | Politics | UK bans non-EU unskilled workers

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Dec 04 2007

Do national payment systems get another chance?

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Business Weekly. The EU’s antitrust chief Neelie Kroes warned banks on Monday that a new payment system should not be allowed to cut down choice or increase costs for customers. …. Kroes suggested that national card payment schemes should be encouraged to join the SEPA scheme because that would introduce and increase competition to the […]

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Oct 27 2007

Back from sailing in Greece

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