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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

20 Sep 2017

Internet firms say removing extremist content within hours is huge challenge

BRUSSELS Removing extremist content from the internet within a few hours of it appearing poses "an enormous technological and scientific challenge", Google's general counsel will say later on Wednesday to European leaders who want it taken down quicker.

19 Sep 2017

Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

19 Sep 2017

Twitter reports progress on weeding out users advocating violence

BRUSSELS, Sept 19 Twitter Inc said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for "promotion of terrorism" earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down.

16 Sep 2017

EU-U.S. data pact faces first major test of credibility

BRUSSELS A pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will undergo its first annual review on Monday, with Europe seeking to ensure Washington has lived up to its promises to protect the data of European citizens stored on U.S. servers.

14 Sep 2017

Ryanair loses EU court battle to keep Irish law for crew abroad

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS Ryanair lost an EU court battle on Thursday in which the airline had sought to continue forcing cabin crew based outside Ireland to take their disputes to Irish courts, in a case with implications across the low-cost airline sector. | Video

14 Sep 2017

EU set to demand Internet firms act faster to remove illegal content

BRUSSELS Companies including Google , Facebook and Twitter could face European Union laws forcing them to be more proactive in removing illegal content if they do not do more to police what is available on the Internet.

13 Sep 2017

EU plans more robust security to shore up cyber defences

BRUSSELS Growing cyber crime has spurred proposals to strengthen the European Union's specially dedicated security agency and set up a fund to help countries who suffer such attacks.

13 Sep 2017

EU set to demand Internet firms act faster to remove illegal content

BRUSSELS Companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter could face European Union laws forcing them to be more proactive in removing illegal content if they do not do more to police what is available on the Internet.

05 Sep 2017

European court rules companies must tell employees of email checks

STRASBOURG Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored without unduly infringing their privacy, the European Court of Human Rights said in a ruling on Tuesday defining the scope of corporate email snooping. | Video

25 Jul 2017

EU increases pressure on Facebook, Google and Twitter over user terms

BRUSSELS European Union authorities have increased pressure on Facebook, Twitter and Google to amend their user terms to bring them in line with EU law after proposals submitted by the tech giants were considered insufficient.

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