Media calls on EU to crack down on online disinformation

By |junij 15th, 2020|digital platforms, Dinsinformation, Facebook, fake news, Google, media industry, News, social media|

Broadcasters, publishers and journalists called on the European Commission on Monday (15 June) to implement "much stronger measures" to combat disinformation on internet platforms such as Google and Facebook.

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Democracy and Digital: trusted media and platform regulation 

By |december 5th, 2019|digital platforms, EU media, Internet media, News|

Democratic debates require trusted information, less economic pressure on media, and more policy pressure on platforms. Supporting citizens’ choices, three concepts will help the von der Leyen Commission: ‘co-regulation’, ‘trust indicators’, ‘systemic publishing platforms’. This open letter to the new...

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MEPs vote for more European TV on our screens

By |oktober 2nd, 2018|Amazon, Audiovisual Media Services Directive, audiovisual policy, digital platforms, European television, European TV, media, Netflix, News, online platforms, television|

MEPs at the European Parliament backed plans on Tuesday (2 October) to ensure that at least 30 per cent of content provided by online media platforms such as Amazon and Netflix is European.

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From transport to street lighting: The emergence of smart city platforms

By |september 18th, 2018|big data, data economy, digital platforms, IoT, News, online platforms, Smart cities, smart city|

Uber and Airbnb have shown how city services can be transformed by platform offerings. Developing the right platforms will be key for cities to ensure that their economies, environment, and services are fit for the future, writes Eric Woods.

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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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Commission expert group pressures tech platforms to stop ‘fake news’ advertising

By |marec 12th, 2018|digital platforms, Facebook, fake news, Google, Mariya Gabriel, News, online platforms, social media, Twitter|

An expert group advising the European Commission on so-called fake news wants tech giants to be more transparent about their advertising revenue. Their new report pressures social media firms like Facebook and Twitter to deal with the spread of false i...

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Five Commissioners team up to threaten internet platforms with EU legislation

By |januar 9th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, digital platforms, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Facebook, fake news, Google, hate speech, Julian King, News, online platforms, social media, Věra Jourová|

Five EU Commissioners all wanted a piece of the action on Tuesday (9 January) at a meeting with CEOs from some of the biggest internet platforms.

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Tougher EU hate speech guidelines urge tech giants to prevent ‘digital Wild West’

By |september 28th, 2017|digital platforms, Facebook, Free Speech, Google, hate speech, Marietje Schaake, News, online platforms, social media, terrorism, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission wants internet platforms to take down illegal posts faster, and is considering new legislation as one way to satisfy pressure from countries like Germany and France.

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Gabriel to start EU expert group on fake news

By |avgust 30th, 2017|digital platforms, expert group, experts group, fake news, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mariya Gabriel, News, online platforms|

New EU Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel will set up an expert group this autumn on fake news as one of the first measures she is taking in the job.

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