European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is the executive body of the European Union responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the Union's treaties and day-to-day running of the EU.The Commission operates as a cabinet government, with 28 members of the Commission (informally known as "commissioners"). There is one member per member state, though members are bound to represent the interests of the EU as a whole rather than their home state. One of the 28 is the Commission President (currently José Manuel Durão Barroso) proposed by the European Council and elected by the European Parliament.
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  • Five of the most interesting search stories from this week

    … have like this, then it could be affecting your crawl rate, in that if we waste a lot of time crawling content on your site and we miss the new content, then that’s probably not that great for you. “ Google in trouble with Europe (again) The European Commission has sent two ‘Statements of Objections’ to Google, on the following issues: Google…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watch- 15 readers -
  • Bulgaria and Greece win IDN ccTLDs on appeal

    …, while .ευ has been forever rejected. The three reports can be downloaded here. It will be interesting to see how the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee will react to this. It was pressure from the GAC — driven by the European Commission and Greece — back in 2012 that forced ICANN into creating the appeals process. At ICANN’s meeting…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
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