EU's Digital Czarina Europe Must 'Wake Up' to Tech Shortcomings

As European lawmakers vote on a landmark data protection law, European Commissioner for Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes tells SPIEGEL that both governments and private companies are disregarding the Continent's out-of-date business models and infrastructure.
While once a leader in telecommunications, much of Europe now lacks the latest infrastructure for high-speed Internet connection.

While once a leader in telecommunications, much of Europe now lacks the latest infrastructure for high-speed Internet connection.

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