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EU-wide fintech ‘passporting’ system in the making

A new EU-wide system to help financial technology (fintech) firms expand cross-border across the trading bloc is to be considered by policy makers later this year.

Facebook to be a “hostile environment” for terrorists

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London.
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Free Wi-Fi hotspots to be installed across the EU

€120 million is assigned to fund equipment for public free Wi-Fi services in 6,000 to 8,000 municipalities in all member states.

EU forces Facebook and YouTube to censor hate speech

The European Union has approved a proposal to implement Europe's very first mandatory social media restrictions.

EU fines Facebook over WhatsApp acquisition

Facebook also claims that the legal challenge against user data transfers from the EU to US was “deeply flawed”, and that sufficient privacy protections are already in place.

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