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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Seek new data deal with EU immediately, MPs tell May

By |julij 3rd, 2018|Brexit, Brexit transitional deal, data protection regulation, GDPR, News, post-Brexit trade|

The UK government should immediately open talks to secure a Data Adequacy Decision from the European Commission, MPs said in a new report published on Tuesday (2 July).

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GDPR: Time to walk the talk

By |junij 4th, 2018|data protection regulation, GDPR, News|

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is good news for consumers. But its promise will only materialise if industry changes its mindset about data protection and if the law is supported by a strong compliance and enforcement culture, write...

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Industry groups amp up lobby campaign to topple ePrivacy bill

By |maj 31st, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, data protection regulation, e-Privacy, ePrivacy, ePrivacy Regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Joe McNamee, Mark Zuckerberg, News|

Dozens of industry associations have made a last-ditch effort to water down the draft ePrivacy legislation before national telecoms ministers gather to discuss the file next week in Luxembourg.

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Silicon Valley giants hit with first complaints on day one of GDPR

By |maj 25th, 2018|Andrea Jelinek, data protection, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Google, Max Schrems, News, Věra Jourová, Whatsapp|

Big American technology companies were the first to be hit with complaints for how they handle users’ personal information under the new EU data protection regulation known as GDPR.

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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’s Parliament meeting ‘the right thing’, says EU justice chief

By |maj 22nd, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, data protection, data protection regulation, Facebook, GDPR, Mark Zuckerberg, News, online platforms, online privacy, Věra Jourová|

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting on Tuesday afternoon (22 May) with European Parliament leaders is “the right thing for himself” after the company’s recent data collection scandal, EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said in an interview.

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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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Commission expects EU countries to set ‘high fines’ under new cybersecurity law

By |maj 4th, 2018|Cyber Attack, Cybersecurity, data protection, data protection regulation, fines, GDPR, News, nis directive, NotPetya, Sanctions, WannaCry|

European Commission officials who pushed through new cybersecurity legislation set to take effect next week are expecting EU countries to introduce high fines against companies that disobey the rules.

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Ansip surprises with proposal to step up work with US on cybersecurity

By |april 20th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, certification, Cybersecurity, data protection regulation, EU-US relations, Facebook, GDPR, Marietje Schaake, Mark Zuckerberg, News, safety standards|

The European Commission surprised tech policy observers this week when it suggested to amp up transatlantic cooperation on cybersecurity, just as Europe’s relations with the US are under strain following the Facebook data leakage scandal.

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