European justice ministers promise to combat disinformation and racism

By |julij 7th, 2020|Christine Lambrecht, Didier Reynders, disinformation, fake news, German EU presidency 2020, hate speech, News, online hate speech, Racism, Věra Jourová|

Rule of law as a priority of the German EU Council presidency was an open secret long before the programme was presented. Thus, it was only fitting that the first Council meeting chaired by Germany was that of the ministers of justice. EURACTIV Germany...

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Commission conducting ‘preparatory work’ should ECJ invalidate privacy shield 

By |julij 1st, 2020|data protection, data transfers, Didier Reynders, EU, EU-US privacy shield, European Commission, Facebook, Max Schrems, News, Privacy, privacy shield, Standard Contractual Clauses|

The European Commission is preparing for the eventuality that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) may invalidate the EU-US data transfer agreement, known as the Privacy Shield, Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders has said.

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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...

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MEPs enticed by lure of airline vouchers over refunds

By |maj 4th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, Andreas Schwab, Barbara Thaler, Didier Reynders, Dita Charanzová, Karima Delli, News, Věra Jourová|

Members of the European Parliament are increasingly siding with the aviation industry's plans, already backed by most EU countries, to reimburse passengers with vouchers instead of cash refunds. Their support may force the Commission to change the rule...

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EU stands by its data privacy rules in response to COVID-19

By |april 28th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, data protection, Didier Reynders, News, Stella Kyriakides, Thierry Breton|

Europe cannot win the fight against the coronavirus without digital technologies, the European Commission said in a video call with EU-27 health ministers on Monday (27 April). But this must not come at the expense of EU data protection rules, which must remain a "global gold standard". 

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Commission hits out at online COVID-19 scams

By |marec 24th, 2020|consumer protection, coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, Didier Reynders, EU, News, products, scams|

The European Commission has rebuked online platforms including Facebook, Google, Amazon, Alibaba and eBay for the alleged "proliferation of deceptive marketing techniques" that exploit consumers' fear of Coronavirus for economic gain.

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European Parliament calls on member states to act on Poland and Hungary

By |januar 16th, 2020|Article 7, Didier Reynders, Hungary, News, Poland, rule of law, Věra Jourová|

The EU must set out concrete demands and deadlines for Poland and Hungary over their rule of law and judicial independence situation, lawmakers in the European Parliament demanded in a Strasbourg debate on Article 7 on Wednesday (15 January). In...

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Digital Brief: Commissioners On Trial

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|commissioner hearings, copyright, Didier Reynders, EU, Mariya Gabriel, News, Sylvie Goulard|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Concerning technologies of the future, such as artificial intelligence or 5G for example, the European Union can establish...

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Reynders/Dalli/Ferreira

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|cohesion, commissioner hearings, Didier Reynders, Elisa Ferreira, equality, Helena Dalli, justice, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

On Wednesday (2 October), the European Parliament's committees will be holding hearings with Commissioner-designates Didier Reynders (Belgium, Justice), Helena Dalli (Malta, Equality) and Elisa Ferreira (Portugal, Cohesion and Reforms).

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Reynders/Dalli/Ferreira

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|cohesion, commissioner hearings, Didier Reynders, Elisa Ferreira, equality, Helena Dalli, justice, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

On Wednesday (2 October), the European Parliament's committees will be holding hearings with Commissioner-designates Didier Reynders (Belgium, Justice), Helena Dalli (Malta, Equality) and Elisa Ferreira (Portugal, Cohesion and Reforms).

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