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Uk.businessinsider. In Europe we trust? Exploring three logics of trust in the European Union. Eelco Harteveld⇑ Eelco Harteveld, University of Amsterdam, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 237, Amsterdam 1012 DL, The Netherlands.

In Europe we trust? Exploring three logics of trust in the European Union

Email: E.Harteveld@uva.nl. Fostering a European identity is unlikely to be a successful method for increasing citizens’ trust in the EU. The financial crisis has rekindled debates about the legitimacy of the European Union and, in particular, whether citizens trust the EU.

Fostering a European identity is unlikely to be a successful method for increasing citizens’ trust in the EU

Using Eurobarometer data, Eelco Harteveld analyses three possible sources for trust in the EU: rational evaluation, identity and projection. He proposes that as trust continues to decline in governments of all kinds, the strongest predictor of citizen trust in the EU is trust in national government. After being a topic of secondary concern for most of the past few decades, the European Union has moved centre stage in political debates in many of its member states.

Increasingly, citizens voice their opinions on the EU – and some of these expressions have not been flattering. It seems self-evident that among those citizens who think that the EU is performing badly, trust in the Union is declining. Credit: openDemocracy (CC-BY-SA-3.0) This is perhaps not as surprising as it might sound. Lampedusa incident must be a 'wakeup call', insists commissioner. Nyheder. Nyheder fra Geoforum.

Nyheder

Report-consumption. International Privacy Advocates Ask E.U. To Increase Data Protection In Response To NSA Leaks. By Andrea Peterson "International Privacy Advocates Ask E.U.

International Privacy Advocates Ask E.U. To Increase Data Protection In Response To NSA Leaks

To Increase Data Protection In Response To NSA Leaks" Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new EU Open Data rules. European Commission Brussels, 13 June 2013.

Commission welcomes Parliament adoption of new EU Open Data rules

Info_on_eu_protests_of_5th_june. E-cigarettes: safer alternative to tobacco or potential health risk? E-cigarettes are often presented as a solution for smokers who want to quit their deadly habit but struggle to overcome their nicotine addiction, but how safe are they?

E-cigarettes: safer alternative to tobacco or potential health risk?

Should they be regulated as medication or as tobacco products? These issues are currently being considered as part of a review of the tobacco products directive. MEPs also debated it with experts during a workshop on 7 May. Debating Europe. Open Consultations - Your Voice in Europe - European Commission. Do you trust the European Union? A brief list of misused English terminology in EU publications. Fair Use in Europe. By P.

Fair Use in Europe

Bernt Hugenholtz Communications of the ACM, Vol. 56 No. 5, Pages 26-28 10.1145/2447976.2447985 Comments. EU Political Compass. (Greece to follow soon) While most of the old Eastern Bloc countries appear to have taken to the free market with the zeal of the recent convert, the simulaneous development of social freedoms has, in some instances been rather slower.

EU Political Compass

The previous Polish Prime Minister, for example, alone among EU leaders and in conflict with EU policy, wanted his country to re-adopt capital punishment. M.guardian.co.uk. Google is accused of storing cookies and data about site behaviour without consent.

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Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Google's changes to its privacy policies have been criticised by 30 European data protection commissioners for resulting in 'uncontrolled' use of personal data without individual's clear consent, relating to their use of YouTube and Gmail. The commissioners told Google on Tuesday to give people more detailed control over personal data, and said the changes the search giant introduced in March amounted to breaking European data protection law, because the company was storing without consent cookies and data about sites people visited for between 18 months and two years.

The French data protection commissioner, the CNIL, led the inquiry and said that Google in effect let users pick and choose how their data was used among different services such as Gmail, Youtube and Google+ – a dramatic rewrite of the single privacy policy Google introduced in March. Confdetail385. Spiral. Long Live Incremental Research! By Bertrand Meyer June 13, 2011 Comments (9) [This article is a slightly updated version of a note I posted almost two years ago on my personal blog, bertrandmeyer.com.

Long Live Incremental Research!

At the recent Microsoft Software Summit in Paris I gave a short talk based on that note, and so many people told me they enjoyed it that I thought it would be appropriate to share the ideas with the readers of the CACM blog, many of whom are presumably interested in issues of research funding. Please note that the most enthusiastic text extracts from funding agencies appearing below are meant to be read aloud, with the proper accents of passion.]

The world of research funding has of late been prey to a new craze: paradigm-shift mania. We will only fund ten curly-haired cranky-sounding visionaries in the hope that one of them will invent relativity. Protection of personal data - Justice. Whenever you open a bank account, join a social networking website or book a flight online, you hand over vital personal information such as your name, address, and credit card number. What happens to this data? Could it fall into the wrong hands? What rights do you have regarding your personal information? Untitled. Google Translate. The Right to Be Forgotten. February 13, 2012 64 Stan. L. Rev. Online 88 At the end of January, the European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights, and Citizenship, Viviane Reding, announced the European Commission’s proposal to create a sweeping new privacy right—the “right to be forgotten.”