Technology and European Privacy Laws

Personal data is information Relating to Any individual year, Whether it Relates to his or her private, professional or public life. It can be anything from a name, a photo, an email address, bank details, social networking posts on websites, medical information, or a computer IP address. The EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights says That Everyone has the right to personal data protection in all aspects of life: at home, at work, WHILST shopping, when Receiving medical treatment, at a police station or on the Internet.

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Poland and Climate Change

Coal provides 95% of Poland's energy needs, and has increasingly made up Poland's energy mix.

While Poland's Environment Minister noted that Poland has reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 30%, its national product has risen more than 100% in that same time.

But Poland is one of the top 10 producers of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and 7000 tons of coal are mined daily according to Al Jazeera. This has pitted environmentalists like Greenpeace against the coal industry. Greenpeace demands 15% from renewables in 2020. The benefits, they reason, are to to show the possibility for Emerging markets like Poland to set examples for China and India.

Another potential benefit is to allow Poland to be less resistant on heavy emitting forms of energy and to diversify away from Russian energy supplies, a hot topic in national security circles.

Interestingly, the video points out that the last time a major effort was launched to threaten the oil industry, the Pope John Paul intervened.

The Higher Education Industry in Europe

In Europe, there are about 4,000 higher education institutions with over 17 million students and 1.5 million staff. According to the European Commission, however, the curricula are not always up-to-date and not enough young population is able to attend universities. Therefore, governments of member European states are looking for ways to improve conditions and allow students to attend universities.

A modernization agenda for universities was published by the European Commission as part of the Lisbon Strategy for Growth and Jobs, where the main fields of the reform are:

Europe’s New Global Navigation Technology GNSS

Europe’s GNSS Outlook

  • Discussion: A powerful global navigation system using & rivaling America’s GPS
  • Satellites currently being launched
  • Offers supreme accuracy to the cm
  • Ultimately, benefits will revolutionize business processes & consumers' lives