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E.U. Commission VP: Trust In the Internet Can Never Again Be Taken For Granted

     
2:44 pm on Mar 10, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Although we, at WebmasterWorld, have a good understanding of trust, or not, in the Net, i'm not convinced the vast majority of users get it.

Billions of people around the world do not trust the internet, claims European Commission vice-president Neelie Kroes.

Following allegations that the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone was hacked, Ms Kroes said it was clear that trust was now missing.

Speaking at the Cebit tech fair in Hanover, Ms Kroes said the future of the internet was based on trust.

"Trust can never again be taken for granted," she said.E.U. Commission VP: Trust In the Internet Can Never Again Be Taken For Granted [bbc.co.uk]
4:04 pm on Mar 10, 2014 (gmt 0)

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You mean not everything you read on the internet is true? Oh, say it ain't so :(
5:20 am on Mar 11, 2014 (gmt 0)

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She is calling for a secure European communications network to ensure that EU citizens privacy is invaded by EU govts instead of the US.