Copyright could force us to pull out of EU, Google News boss says

By |december 11th, 2018|article 11, article 13, Axel Voss, censorship machine, copyright, copyright reform, Corporate Europe Observatory, Google, Link tax, neighbouring rights, News|

A specific article in the controversial copyright directive may result in Google withdrawing their news aggregator service from the EU, EURACTIV has learnt. EU ministers are set to discuss the issue and reach an agreement on the file later this week.

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EU mandatory register for lobbyists, a baby step towards full transparency

By |november 24th, 2017|Corporate Europe Observatory, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Frans Timmermans, Jean-Marie Cavada, lobbying, News, transparency, Transparency International|

Over time, the business of influence has been honed into a fine art in Western democracies. But that art is becoming increasingly regulated, even if the average citizen perceives lobbyists as cigar-smoking men in suits wining and dining lawmakers to gain an unfair advantage.

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A new definition of lobbying would be unnecessary and dangerous

By |november 6th, 2017|Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation, Corporate Europe Observatory, lobbying, News, Transparency Register|

The Commission wants to redefine lobbying during the upcoming revision of the EU lobby transparency register so that it only relates to direct contacts with EU decision-makers, allowing certain lobbyists to operate under the radar, writes Vicky Cann.  

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Emission cuts: We’re two-thirds below what’s needed, UN says

By |november 2nd, 2017|carbon capture and storage, carbon sinks, Climate Change, climate stance, COP 23, Corporate Europe Observatory, IPCC, News, Paris Agreement, UN|

The UN published its annual emission gap report on Tuesday (31 October), highlighting a dismal record:  ahead of COP23, countries fall two-thirds short of what is needed to reach the agreed reduction in emissions.

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More transparency needed to tackle corporate capture

By |oktober 2nd, 2017|Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation, corporate capture, Corporate Europe Observatory, lobbying, News, transparency, Transparency Directive, Transparency Register|

Two years after Dieselgate put the issue of corporate capture into the limelight, EU institutions have the perfect opportunity to get tough on lobbying, through a comprehensive reform of the EU lobby transparency, writes Myriam Douo.

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