Amid NATO tensions, Estonian President highlights Russia risk

By |november 20th, 2019|Brexit, defence, Estonia, EU, EU enlargement, Kersti Kaljulaid, News, Russia, security|

NATO should be ready to defend Estonia should the country face risks emanating from its neighbour Russia, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid has told EURACTIV. Her comments came following French President Macron's recent claim that the alliance is 'br...

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Vestager takes aim at ‘biopower’ of tech giants 

By |november 20th, 2019|copyright, digital services act, Donald Trump, EU, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, Technology, US|

Global tech giants have been sowing the seeds of an economy predicated on 'biopower', amid the EU's attempts to rein in their dominance, the bloc's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

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EU institution staff ‘unaware’ of Microsoft data misuse, EU data chief says

By |november 7th, 2019|data protection, EDPS, EU, European Union, GDPR, News, personal data, Wiewiórowski|

Members of staff working across the EU institutions are “not aware” of the extent to which the US tech firm Microsoft collects and stores their data as part of the use of their products and services, the EU’s data protection watchdog has told EURACTIV.

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UK fears stoked over data harvesting ahead of general election

By |november 6th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Cambridge Analytica, data, data harvesting, data protection, election interference, EU, ICO, News, Russia, UK, UK general election|

UK political parties have been warned by the country's data protection watchdog that they must comply with relevant laws concerning the storing and safeguarding of data in the run up to the country's general election on December 12.

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European cloud network to start in late 2020

By |oktober 29th, 2019|EU, Gaia-X, News, Peter Altmaier|

The German government is accelerating the buildup of a European cloud network in the fight against impending dependence on Chinese and US providers.

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EU mulls disinformation regulation but admits alert system has ‘never been triggered’

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Code of practice against disinformation, code of practice on disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, Google, News, social media, Twitter|

The case for the EU regulation of online disinformation "will be evaluated" in the coming months ahead of a decision in early 2020, a Commission official revealed on Tuesday (29 October). At the same time, the EU's executive conceded that its disinform...

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UniCredit unveils 2015 data breach involving 3 million Italian clients

By |oktober 28th, 2019|data breach, EU, GDPR, News, Unicredit|

UniCredit has uncovered a data breach involving the personal records of 3 million domestic clients, it said on Monday (28 October), the third security incident at Italy’s top bank in recent years.

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EU globalisation adjustment fund should cushion Brexit consequences

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|agriculture, Brexit, economy and jobs, EGF, EU, EU Commission, EU regions, European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, Ireland, job losses, News, no-deal, UK, unemployment|

On Monday (21 October), the European Parliament voted in favour of using funds from the Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) in the event of a hard Brexit to help workers of the remaining EU-27 who will have lost their jobs as a result of the UK's withd...

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‘Political need’ for 5G cybersecurity certification, ENISA head says

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|5G, Cybersecurity, ENISA, EU, Juhan Lepassaar, News|

Having recently taken up his seat at the head of the EU's cybersecurity table, new ENISA chief Juhan Lepassaar has a number of pressing challenges to contend with over the next few years, including the security of 5G networks, consumer protection in th...

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Industry ‘must listen’ to facial recognition concerns, Huawei chief says

By |oktober 18th, 2019|biometric data, EU, Europe, facial recognition, France, Huawei, News, Serbia|

European industry must be sensitive to the concerns of citizens regarding the widespread use of facial recognition technologies and its possible impact on privacy, Huawei's European chief has told EURACTIV.

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