112 Day: New technology improves location of emergency calls and helps EU citizens in distress
On Saturday 11th February, the European Union celebrated 112 Day - the day of the Single European Emergency Number. With an average of 255 million mobile emergency calls every year, a new technical solution helps to provide accurate caller location for people in distress.
EU negotiators agree on new rules allowing Europeans to travel and enjoy online content services across borders
The rules will reflect new ways in which Europeans enjoy culture and entertainment services online when they travel around the EU. Europeans will soon be able to fully use their online subscriptions to films, sports events, e-books, video games or music services when travelling within the EU, according to the agreement reached by negotiators of the European Parliament, the Member States and the European Commission.
Safer Internet Day 2017: European Commission welcomes alliance of industry and NGOs for a better internet for minors
On 7 February, millions of people in 120 countries were marking Safer Internet Day. The European Commission and leading digital players have committed to work towards curbing harmful content, conduct and contact in an Alliance to Better Protect Minors Online.