EU’s Breton defends COVID-19 telecoms data acquisition plans

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, data protection, ePrivacy, EU, european health data space, GDPR, health data, News, Privacy, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission's Internal Market chief Thierry Breton has defended plans to obtain mobile data from EU telecom firms during the coronavirus outbreak, saying the acquisition of certain datasets allows for a clearer reading of "the impact of the...

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The ePrivacy Regulation saga three years on

By |marec 10th, 2020|ePrivacy, ePrivacy Regulation, GDPR, News|

EURACTIV takes a look at what has happened during the three years while the Commission’s proposal has been stuck in the legislative process. The Croatian Presidency is the latest member state with responsibility to resolve the ePrivacy Regulation conundrum. The...

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Commission to present revamped ePrivacy proposal

By |december 3rd, 2019|data protection, e-Privacy, ePrivacy, EU, News, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission will present a revised ePrivacy proposal as part of the forthcoming Croatian Presidency of the EU, Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton announced on Tuesday (3 December), after previous talks failed to produce an agreemen...

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EU countries fail to agree on privacy rules governing WhatsApp, Skype

By |november 24th, 2019|ePrivacy, News|

EU efforts to create a level playing field between telecoms operators and Facebook’s WhatsApp and Microsoft unit Skype stalled on Friday after member countries failed to agree on the scope of proposed rules.

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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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EU Elections 2019: Data protection a priority for next parliament, forecast shows

By |september 3rd, 2018|Cambridge Analytica, Claude Moraes, data protection, data regulation, ePrivacy, EU-US privacy shield, European Union, GDPR, News|

The next European Parliament is likely to offer citizens better protection of their data, according to a study conducted by a leading European think tank. At the same time, concerns are growing about the adequacy of an EU-US deal on exchanging personal...

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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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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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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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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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