EU code of practice on disinformation ‘insufficient and unsuitable,’ member states say

By |junij 5th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, Estonia, EU, European Union, fake news, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Slovakia, Věra Jourová|

A coalition of EU member states have hit out at the bloc's efforts to stem the spread of disinformation, calling the self-regulatory framework currently in place "insufficient and unsuitable."

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU code of practice on disinformation ‘insufficient and unsuitable,’ member states say

Commission study calls for ‘sanctions’ for online disinformation

By |maj 11th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, Didier Reynders, digital services act, disinformation, fake news, News, regulation|

A European Commission study on the effectiveness of the EU's code of practice against disinformation has criticised the self-regulatory nature of the framework, suggesting that "sanctions and redress mechanisms" should be put into place in order to ens...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission study calls for ‘sanctions’ for online disinformation

Regulation against fake news ‘very important,’ Reynders says

By |april 15th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, Didier Reynder, disinformation, EU, Europe, fake news, News, regulation|

The European Parliament and Council should work with the Commission to consider how best to implement a potential legal clampdown on fake news online, the EU's Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders has said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Regulation against fake news ‘very important,’ Reynders says

EU alert triggered after coronavirus disinformation campaign

By |marec 4th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, coronavirus, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Microsoft, News, Twitter, Věra Jourová|

An EU instrument designed to monitor serious cases of disinformation has been triggered following a series of online campaigns surrounding the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the European Commission has confirmed, in what could be the first time the EU's ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU alert triggered after coronavirus disinformation campaign

Facebook ‘on the side of free expression’ as EU steps up disinformation fight

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, media, News, Nick Clegg, Věra Jourová|

Social media giant Facebook has warned against curtailing freedom of expression as the EU considers measures to clamp down on disinformation campaigns across online platforms.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Facebook ‘on the side of free expression’ as EU steps up disinformation fight

EU mulls disinformation regulation but admits alert system has ‘never been triggered’

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, code of practice on disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, Google, News, social media, Twitter|

The case for the EU regulation of online disinformation "will be evaluated" in the coming months ahead of a decision in early 2020, a Commission official revealed on Tuesday (29 October). At the same time, the EU's executive conceded that its disinform...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU mulls disinformation regulation but admits alert system has ‘never been triggered’

Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

By |junij 17th, 2019|2019 European elections, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Code of practice against disinformation, copyright, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Jesper Doub, media, News, Reuters Institute, Russia, Twitter|

Facebook said it will enable “trustworthy” news publishers to generate additional revenue on its social media site, following EU accusations of Russian meddling in last month's European election campaign.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight

By |maj 17th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, fake news, News|

Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday (17 May) for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight

EU Commission hits out at Facebook’s disinformation report

By |januar 30th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, EU elections 2019, European elections 2019, Facebook, fake news, Google, Julian King, Mariya Gabriel, News, Twitter|

European Commission Security Chief Julian King criticised the "patchy, opaque and self-selecting" reporting provided by Facebook and other tech giants following their bids to comply with the EU's code of practice against disinformation on Tuesday (29 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission hits out at Facebook’s disinformation report

Facebook doesn’t have all the answers, says Clegg, as social media giant clamps down on political ads

By |januar 28th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, data protection, Facebook, GDPR, Mariya Gabriel, News, Nick Clegg, Privacy, social media|

Facebook users looking to run paid-for political advertisements will be required to abide by a set of new rules in the run-up to the European elections, the head of the social media giant's global affairs Nick Clegg said on Monday (28 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Facebook doesn’t have all the answers, says Clegg, as social media giant clamps down on political ads