EU set to overhaul internet rules

December 14, 2020

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A woman walks past the logo for Google at the China International Import Expo.


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The European Commission is gearing up to unveil a set of major proposals aimed at reining in big online platforms and marking the first big overhaul of the European Union’s internet rules in decades. And, it's been almost four full years since the start of Brexit negotiations between the United Kingdom and EU. But, the ending of the saga remains uncertain. Also, Franco Belgian cellist Camille Thomas is performing solo at some of Paris' most striking, and currently empty, art venues during France's second COVID-19 lockdown.

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