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.

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Commission demands EU leaders approve deadlocked ePrivacy bill

By |maj 15th, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, data analytics, data privacy, data protection, data protection regulation, e-Privacy, ePrivacy, ePrivacy Regulation, Facebook, GDPR, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission is amping up pressure on EU leaders to approve a controversial privacy bill, deadlocked in legal talks for more than a year, after the data breach scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.

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Cambridge Analytica harvested 2.7 million Facebook users’ data in the EU

By |april 6th, 2018|Andrea Jelinek, Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, data analytics, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, News, Sheryl Sandberg, Věra Jourová|

Personal data from around 2.7 million Facebook users in the EU was shared with analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, the European Commission announced on Friday (6 April).

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Gabriel: Facebook users ‘need to know what happened with their data’

By |marec 29th, 2018|artificial intelligence, Cambridge Analytica, data analytics, data privacy, data protection regulation, Digital Single Market, ePrivacy, ePrivacy Regulation, Facebook, fake news, GDPR, internet search engines, Mariya Gabriel, News, online platforms|

Facebook users “need to know what happened with their data” following reports over a week ago that millions of profiles on the social media platform were secretly used to help political campaigns, EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel said.

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Ministers sign off on fast-track EU data flow deal

By |december 21st, 2017|big data, cross-border data flows, data analytics, Estonian Presidency, free flow of data, News|

The EU took a step towards finalising a key piece of digital single market law on Wednesday (20 December) after EU diplomats agreed to scrap rules that require data to be stored only in a certain country.

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Estonia seeks deal on data flows to cap tech-focused Council presidency

By |december 15th, 2017|big data, cross-border data flows, data analytics, Estonia, Estonian Presidency, free flow of data, Juri Ratas, News|

Estonia wants to seal an agreement next week between member states that would allow data to move easily across the EU, a priority file that the Baltic country pushed for throughout its six-month role leading legal negotiations.

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EU-funded digital health tool tested to help immigrants

By |avgust 18th, 2017|big data, cross-border data flows, cross-border health care, data analytics, digital health, e-health, News|

EU-funded software to help immigrants access healthcare services in European countries was tested for the first time this summer in Spanish health centres.

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Member states and tech firms wary of EU ‘data flows’ plan

By |junij 29th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, big data, cross-border data flows, data analytics, Eva Maydell, free flow of data, industrial data, Kaja Kallas, Krzysztof Szubert, Microsoft, News, Poland, Yann Bonnet|

Tech companies want the European Commission to propose new legislation in autumn that they hope will bring down data storage costs in some countries. But rumoured changes have worried firms that France could pressure the executive to weaken the rules.

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Ansip promises EU rules on data flows by autumn

By |maj 10th, 2017|Andrus Ansip, cross-border data flows, data analytics, data localisation, data retention, free flow of data, hate speech, News|

The European Commission will propose legislation later this year to get rid of national restrictions that prevent data from moving between EU countries, following calls from more than a dozen member states to crack down.

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EU copyright directive means trouble for our startups

By |april 13th, 2017|big data, copyright, copyright reform, data analytics, Facebook, Google, News, start-ups, startups|

Startups in Europe can only be successful if they have solid rules in the online space. But in an attempt to limit the power of tech giants, the European Union risks hampering the next generation of European startups too, writes Lenard Koschwitz.

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