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  • Independent Polish news channel TVN24 gets Dutch licence to stay on air

    Independent Polish news channel TVN24 gets Dutch licence to stay on air0

    Poland’s most popular news channel has been given a Dutch broadcasting licence to get around a proposed new law restricting foreign media ownership. TVN24, which is owned by the Discovery Group, faced being taken off the air when its licence expired on September 26, after the lower house of parliament passed a bill preventing Polish

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  • Spreading personal data to become a criminal offence in NL

    Spreading personal data to become a criminal offence in NL0

    The Netherlands is to make ‘doxing’ – sharing personal details such as addresses and telephone numbers on the internet without permission – a criminal offence, justice minister Ferd Grapperhaus has told MPs in a briefing. The minister has drawn up draft legislation which will impose a maximum sentence of a year in prison on people

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  • Internet prices in the Netherlands are one of the highest in Europe

    Internet prices in the Netherlands are one of the highest in Europe0

    A study conducted by Dutch and Belgian consumer associations found that internet prices in the Netherlands continue to rise, and that the country has some of the highest rates in Europe. Dutch internet prices one of the highest in EuropeResearchers at Belgium’s Test Aankoop compared the prices of internet-only two-year contracts for at least 100

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  • Commercial television shake-out: RTL Nederland and Talpa plan to merge

    Commercial television shake-out: RTL Nederland and Talpa plan to merge0

    Dutch commercial broadcasters RTL Nederland and Talpa Network plan to merge, if the European Commission and Dutch consumers’ authority ACM give their permission. The two companies hope to complete their merger in the first half of next year. RTL Nederland will have 70% of the shares in the new company, Talpa – and owner John

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  • Dutch must up level of home-grown cyber security: report

    Dutch must up level of home-grown cyber security: report0

    The Dutch government must support its national cyber security industry or risk the economy becoming too dependent on American and Chinese tech companies, cyber security council CSR has said. The government advisory body said the government must act quickly or the Netherlands will lose its grip on internet safety and home-grown technological knowledge will disappear

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  • A motor for digitization

    A motor for digitization0

    The EU’s Green Deal fosters a new era of sustainability in Europe From air pollution to waste management and global warming, the world is experiencing environmental degradation in many ways. Technology is key to responding to the environmental crisis that we are facing. The EU Commission has responded to these challenges by presenting a long-term

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