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EU's Neelie Kroes: 'Snowden gave us a wake-up call'

The European Union honcho says that the time has come to "say yes to protection but no to protectionism."

By March 10, 2014

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Kroes: Unify European telecom market for big economic boost

European Commission VP Neelie Kroes says unifying mobile-phone service across Europe's borders could boost its economy by 110 billion euros a year.

By July 10, 2013

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Kroes: Unify the mobile market or Europe will fall farther behind

Urging compromises so that today's 27 separate mobile-network markets can be replaced in effect by just one, the European Commission's Neelie Kroes lays out several ideas for reform.

By June 17, 2013

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What inspires EC's Neelie Kroes? Angry Birds

The European Commission vice president sings the computing industry's praises -- but offers few suggestions to help it solve the EU's economic woes.

By December 5, 2012

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EU's Kroes: 30 percent of Europeans are 'digital virgins'

Speaking at the Techonomy conference, European Commissioner and former antitrust head Neelie Kroes says more work on privacy is needed to get digital laggards online.

By August 6, 2010

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Kroes: Internet 'not inherently neutral'

EU digital commissioner Neelie Kroes announces a public consultation on Net neutrality to help determine whether ISPs can prioritize certain traffic.

By April 14, 2010

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EC reshuffle bumps antitrust chief Kroes

Neelie Kroes, who is best known for handling the European Union's antitrust case against Microsoft, is designated as the new digital agenda commissioner.

By November 30, 2009

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EC leader calls for unified European mobile networks

The European Commission's Neelie Kroes wants an end to international barriers like roaming charges for mobile phones by 2014. Also: European networks are falling behind.

By May 30, 2013

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Mobile carriers snap back at European roaming reform

The GSMA, which represents hundreds of carriers, says European Commission VP Neelie Kroes' effort to eliminate roaming fees is causing regulatory whiplash in the mobile network industry.

By June 3, 2013

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EU Internet czar piles on, says SOPA is bad news

Neelie Kroes tweeted that she's happy to see SOPA losing support, saying that governments should be "safeguarding benefits of open net."

By January 20, 2012