Google users in UK to lose EU data protection – sources

By |februar 19th, 2020|EU, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, News, UK|

Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead, sources said.

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High-risk Artificial Intelligence to be ‘certified, tested and controlled,’ Commission says

By |februar 19th, 2020|AI White Paper, artificial intelligence, biometric, EU, facial recognition, GDPR, Margrethe Vestager, News, Thierry Breton, Ursula von der Leyen|

Artificial Intelligence technologies carrying a high-risk of abuse that could potentially lead to an erosion of fundamental rights will be subjected to a series of new requirements, the European Commission announced on Wednesday (19 February).

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The commission‘s digital strategy: More competition, less emissions

By |februar 19th, 2020|digital services act, digital strategy, DSA, EU, Magrethe Vestager, News, Thierry Breton|

In its digital strategy published on Wednesday (19 February), the European Commission committed itself to fostering 'Technology that works for the people' by increasing the digital prowess of European citizens and companies, doubling down on the market power of tech giants and tapping into ICT’s potential for sustainability.

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The EU is ignoring AI’s effect on the climate crisis

By |februar 17th, 2020|artificial intelligence, Climate Change, climate crisis, EU, Green, News|

The relationship between climate change and Artificial Intelligence is one of the biggest blindspots in the European Commission ‘leaked’ white paper on AI, writes Fieke Jansen.

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UK broadcasting watchdog proposed as online harms regulator

By |februar 12th, 2020|digital services act, EU, News, Nicky Morgan, online harms, UK|

The UK government has announced plans to grant the country's broadcasting authority, Ofcom, broad new powers in regulating the spread of harmful content across social media platforms.

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After Clearview AI scandal, Commission ‘in close contact’ with EU data authorities

By |februar 12th, 2020|artificial intelligence, Artificial Intelligence White Paper, biometric data, clearview AI, data protection, EU, Europe, facial recognition, GDPR, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Commission is in consultation with EU data protection authorities following the news that US technology firm Clearview AI has scraped more than three billion facial images from social media sites including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, wi...

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Google’s holiday rental service under fire as 40 rivals urge EU antitrust action

By |februar 11th, 2020|Antitrust, EU, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News|

Alphabet unit Google faces the risk of more EU antitrust problems after 40 rivals on both sides of the Atlantic accused it of favouring its own vacation rental service on its search engine and urged European Union enforcers to take action.

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EU trade chief Hogan returns to Washington as auto tariffs loom

By |februar 6th, 2020|car tariffs, EU, News, Phil Hogan, trade war, US|

European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan returned to Washington on Thursday (6 Febrero) for talks with US counterpart Robert Lighthizer designed to improve transatlantic ties as the threat of auto tariffs looms.

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Alarm over BBC future as UK proposes fee changes

By |februar 5th, 2020|BBC, EU, media, media freedom, media sustainability, News, Nicky Morgan, UK|

The British government on Wednesday (5 February) announced plans to stop prosecuting people who do not pay the BBC's compulsory subscription fee, sparking concerns about the broadcaster's future funding.

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Huawei taking coronavirus ‘precautions’ ahead of Barcelona MWC

By |februar 5th, 2020|Barcelona, China, coronavirus, EU, Europe, Health, Huawei, Mobile World Congress, MWC2020, News, Spain|

Following the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, telecommunications giant Huawei has put in place a series of 'precautions' and 'internal rules' for international travel ahead of the company's appearance at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress (MWC) at...

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