EU Elections 2019: Data protection a priority for next parliament, forecast shows

By |september 3rd, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, Claude Moraes, data protection, data regulation, ePrivacy, EU-US privacy shield, European Union, GDPR, News|

The next European Parliament is likely to offer citizens better protection of their data, according to a study conducted by a leading European think tank. At the same time, concerns are growing about the adequacy of an EU-US deal on exchanging personal...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Elections 2019: Data protection a priority for next parliament, forecast shows

European Parliament wants to put an end to the solidarity offence in Europe

By |julij 9th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Claude Moraes, European Commission, European Parliament, France, humanitarian assistance, migrant crisis, News, Refugees, solidarity offence|

Only eight EU member states have banned the solidarity offence from their national laws. This offence is often used to prosecute citizens and organisations assisting migrants. EURACTIV.fr reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za European Parliament wants to put an end to the solidarity offence in Europe

Civil Liberties MEPs want EU-US Privacy Shield suspended by September

By |junij 12th, 2018|Axel Voss, Claude Moraes, data protection, data transfer, data-sharing, EU-US relations, News, online privacy, privacy shield, safe harbour, Sophie in 't Veld, Věra Jourová|

MEPs in the European Parliament’s powerful Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) want the European Commission to suspend its Privacy Shield agreement with the United States unless the Trump administration introduces data protection safeguards by 1 September, in a move that comes amid mounting transatlantic political tensions.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Civil Liberties MEPs want EU-US Privacy Shield suspended by September

MEPs outraged over Zuckerberg’s EU Parliament show

By |maj 23rd, 2018|Antonio Tajani, Cambridge Analytica, Claude Moraes, data protection, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Jan Philipp Albrecht, manfred weber, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Philippe Lamberts, Syed Kamall|

Tensions soared between a handful of leading MEPs and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the 34-year-old billionaire avoided answering detailed questions on the company’s data policies during a meeting in the European Parliament on Tuesday evening (22 May).

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Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament leaders in private session

By |maj 16th, 2018|Antonio Tajani, Cambridge Analytica, Claude Moraes, data analytics, data privacy, data processing, data protection, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, online platforms|

After weeks of back-and-forth between the European Parliament and Facebook executives, CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed on Wednesday (16 May) to meet with political leaders in Brussels over the company’s recent data breach scandal.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Zuckerberg to meet European Parliament leaders in private session

MEPs call for better protection of journalists

By |april 23rd, 2018|Claude Moraes, Daphne Caruana Galizia, European Parliament, freedom of press, investigative journalism, Jan Kuciak, journalists, Julian King, Malta, News, Robert Fico, Slovakia, Whistleblowers|

MEPs have called for an independent investigation into the murder of Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée and also demanded a better protection of investigative journalism. EURACTIV.fr reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za MEPs call for better protection of journalists

European Parliament sends second request for Zuckerberg to speak in joint committee hearing

By |april 12th, 2018|Antonio Tajani, Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, Claude Moraes, data protection, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Mark Zuckerberg, News, UK referendum, Věra Jourová|

The European Parliament implored Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to speak before a joint hearing of four committees, in a decision one day after the 33-year old billionaire finished hours of grueling testimony before the United States Congress.

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British MEP ‘very worried’ about post-Brexit security efforts

By |avgust 25th, 2017|anti-terrorism, Brexit, Brussels, Claude Moraes, EU counter-terrorism strategy, europol, London, News, security, United Kingdom|

The chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament said he is “concerned” about Brexit’s effects on the fight against terrorism in the UK and the EU. EURACTIV Spain reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za British MEP ‘very worried’ about post-Brexit security efforts