‘Time to tell the truth’ on Chinese disinformation, Jourova says

By |junij 10th, 2020|China, disinformation, EU, Europe, European Union, fake news, News, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission has come out with an unambiguous message against China's efforts to spread disinformation related to the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. It is the first time the executive has publicly called out China for its role in spreading ...

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Connecting Europe’s forgotten regions

By |junij 9th, 2020|5G, 6G, Broadband, connectivity, Europe, European Union, Eva Maydell, Margarethe Vestager, News|

As part of a raft of commitments to be announced by the European Council today (9 June), EU member states will renew their commitment to bridging the gap across Europe's connectivity divides, as certain territories on the continent continue to be isola...

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Ministers to chart Europe’s digital future with post-COVID19 commitments 

By |junij 8th, 2020|Brussels, Digital, EU, Europe, European Union, Margarethe Vestager, News, Shaping Europe's Digital Future, Technology|

On Tuesday (9 June), EU member states are set to sign off on a series of broad commitments to transform the bloc's digital agenda, in the aftermath of Europe's battle with the coronavirus that has once again highlighted the vital importance of digital ...

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EU code of practice on disinformation ‘insufficient and unsuitable,’ member states say

By |junij 5th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, Estonia, EU, European Union, fake news, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Slovakia, Věra Jourová|

A coalition of EU member states have hit out at the bloc's efforts to stem the spread of disinformation, calling the self-regulatory framework currently in place "insufficient and unsuitable."

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Disarmament expert: EU isn’t doing enough on arms control

By |maj 28th, 2020|European Union, ICAN, INF Treaty, News, nuclear disarmament, nuclear sharing, nuclear weapons, Open Skies Treaty, Russia, United States|

Europe is a hotspot for nuclear weapons and has put the safety of its citizens in the hands of Trump and Putin. Instead, it needs to take the lead in the campaign towards nuclear disarmament, Beatrice Fihn told EURACTIV in...

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Commission mulls digital tax to fund Europe’s multi-billion euro recovery 

By |maj 27th, 2020|digital tax, EU, European Commission, European Union, GAFA, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Recovery Fund, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission is considering bringing back Europe-wide plans for a digital services tax in order to finance the bloc's €750 billion recovery fund, the executive said on Wednesday (27 May).

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Reclaiming the future for cities after COVID-19

By |maj 27th, 2020|coronavirus economic response, coronavirus exit strategy, EU tourism, Eurocities, European Union, Florence, Italy, News|

Cities have been hit the hardest by the corona pandemic. Dario Nardella, the mayor of Florence, declares a state of social and economic emergency for his city and many others across Europe. And he argues that cities are key for a sustainable recovery i...

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EU police forces to employ anti-drone guns ‘illegal’ in the US

By |maj 26th, 2020|drones, droneshield, EU, European Union, News, police|

EU police forces are set to roll out Australian-made anti-drone weaponry, in order to help eliminate national security threats. However, the technology in question is prohibited by federal law in the United States.

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GDPR enforcement held back by lack of resources, report says

By |maj 25th, 2020|Access Now, data protection, Data Protection Commissioner, EU, European Union, GDPR, Helen Dixon, Ireland, Irish Data Protection Commissioner, News|

Enforcement of EU data privacy rules is being stifled by a lack of resources across national authorities, according to a new study published today (25 May), on the second anniversary of the EU's landmark general data protection regulation (GDPR).

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International calls rise against China’s clampdown in Hong Kong

By |maj 25th, 2020|Beijing, China, EU, Europe, European Union, Hong Kong, News, protests, Reinhard Buetikofer|

An international coalition of 208 parliamentarians and policymakers has come out in support of the pro-democracy front in Hong Kong, as activists hit back at Beijing's most recent bid to stifle liberal freedoms in the region.

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