ePrivacy: Over-regulation or opportunity?

By |september 7th, 2018|data privacy, data protection, e-Privacy, ePrivacy, GDPR, News, online privacy|

As debate over the draft ePrivacy Regulation resumes, it transpires that economic research from the ad tech lobby has grossly misled the European Parliament and the Council, writes Dr Johnny Ryan.

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Facebook under pressure for weak consumer policy

By |julij 16th, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, consumer rights, consumers protection, data privacy, data protection, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, News, online privacy, Věra Jourová|

European regulators will announce next week whether they will punish Facebook for its consumer terms and conditions, after the company was warned in February that its rules do not comply with EU law.

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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.

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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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A European vision for human-centred digital platform ecosystems

By |april 30th, 2018|algorithms, Competition policy, data privacy, data protection, digital platforms, hate speech, News, online platforms, technology platforms|

Europe must continue to establish itself as the global regulator of digital technology serving Europeans and respond to growing pressure from online platforms, write Mariya Gabriel and Mounir Mahjoubi.

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After Facebook scandal, MEPs argue the GDPR isn’t enough

By |april 19th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, Antonio Tajani, Axel Voss, Birgit Sippel, Cambridge Analytica, Daniel Dalton, data, data privacy, ePrivacy, ePrivacy Regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Geoffroy Didier, Jan Philipp Albrecht, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Sophie in 't Veld|

The EU needs more legal safeguards to prevent massive privacy breaches like the current scandal over Facebook and British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, MEPs from different political parties argued on Wednesday (18 April).

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Personal data was weaponised against democracy in the EU – and can be again

By |april 4th, 2018|Brexit, Cambridge Analytica, data privacy, data protection, data protection regulation, digitalisation, elections, European Parliament, European Union, Facebook, GDPR, Internet of Things, News, transparency|

With the recent revelations on the unlawful use of voters’ data to influence their choices, both the EU and its member states need to take legislative measures to prevent such campaigning which violated privacy rights and eroded democracy. The first step should be ending the lack of transparency, writes Nomi Byström.

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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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National privacy watchdogs brace for new pan-EU powers

By |februar 7th, 2018|Andrea Jelinek, data privacy, data protection, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, News, privacy shield, uber, Whatsapp|

Europe’s powerful data protection regulators are banding together to coordinate how they investigate and sanction misbehaving companies before a major overhaul of the bloc’s privacy law takes effect in May.

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Commission amps up pressure on member states ahead of massive privacy overhaul

By |januar 24th, 2018|data privacy, data protection, GDPR, News, uber, Věra Jourová|

All EU countries except Germany and Austria are unprepared for a major overhaul of the bloc’s privacy law that will go into effect in May. The European Commission is amping up pressure on the 26 member states that are lagging behind.

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