European police conducted the “largest in the world” anti-piracy operation

European police conducted the “largest in the world” anti-piracy operation

European police stormed various locations while police in Bulgaria, Italy, France, Germany, Greece and the Netherlands carried out raids coordinated by the EU’s judicial cooperation agency, Eurojust, smashing what they called the world’s biggest pirate streaming TV network with five million customers in Italy alone. Police arrested at least 23 suspects as part of the ongoing operation against Xtream Codes, an alleged illegal pirating operation which Eurojust said caused damages worth some €6.5 million to the market. Italian financial police said the operation had “deactivated the largest international pirate pay…

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The path to pure mobility

The path to pure mobility

As European cities hold Mobility Week events across the continent, this special report looks at some of the challenges facing the sustainability drive. New emission targets, shifting social patterns and advances in technology are set to drastically change the drivers behind the EU’s current mobility system. Along with measures to increase the use of public transport and alter travel habits, established manufacturers and industry are starting to plan wholesale changes to the products they put on the market. Incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has also offered up clues…

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