The European Commission is giving citizens of the European Union the opportunity to cast their vote in a public poll that could lead to the elimination of the sleep-depriving practice of changing clocks twice a year for the sake of daylight saving time.
The European Commission paid €360,000 ($541,980) for a study on how piracy impacts the sales of copyrighted music, books, video games and movies. But the EU never shared the report — possibly because it determined that there is no evidence that piracy is a major problem.
The European Commission is the latest governing body to jump on the Google antitrust dogpile. According to the FT, it’s about to serve Google with a 400-page statement of objections, containing a litany of by-now familiar complaints.