Commission conducting ‘preparatory work’ should ECJ invalidate privacy shield 

By |julij 1st, 2020|data protection, data transfers, Didier Reynders, EU, EU-US privacy shield, European Commission, Facebook, Max Schrems, News, Privacy, privacy shield, Standard Contractual Clauses|

The European Commission is preparing for the eventuality that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) may invalidate the EU-US data transfer agreement, known as the Privacy Shield, Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders has said.

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Germany’s highest court orders Facebook to stop cross-platform data sharing

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Antitrust, Bundesgerichtshof, Bundeskartellamt, data collection, data protection, Facebook, Federal Supreme Court, Germany, Instagram, News, Whatsapp|

With immediate effect, the Facebook company must stop merging and sharing user data from its Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram platforms in Germany, according to a ruling by the country's highest court. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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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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EU trade unions take stand against Facebook attempts to suppress ‘Unionise’ term

By |junij 12th, 2020|ETUC, EU, European Trade Union Confederation, Facebook, News, Trade Unions, Unionise|

Facebook has shelved plans to roll out its 'Facebook Workplace' software, after being accused of breaching a series of internationally-recognised workers' rights by attempting to blacklist terminology associated with employee unionisation during the tr...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU trade unions take stand against Facebook attempts to suppress ‘Unionise’ term

Irish data protection authority under fire over Facebook case

By |maj 26th, 2020|Austria, data protection, Data Protection Commissioner, EU, Facebook, GDPR, Instagram, Ireland, Max Schrems, News, Whatsapp|

In an open letter, online privacy activist Max Schrems has criticised the Irish data protection commission's handling of a complaint against social media giant Facebook and called on the European Union to step in. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Zuckerberg appeals for European leadership on platform regulation

By |maj 19th, 2020|digital services act, EU, European Union, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Thierry Breton|

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has called upon the European Union to take the lead in establishing a legal framework for the regulation of online platforms, in order to resist other models of online governance, like China's, which do not appeal to West...

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Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

By |maj 11th, 2020|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, platforms, social media, Technology|

The European Commission is to contract a study on the gatekeeping, or market-dominating, power of digital platforms in a bid to gather evidence which could feed into the upcoming Digital Services Act, documents seen by EURACTIV reveal.

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Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

By |maj 11th, 2020|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, platforms, social media, Technology|

The European Commission is to contract a study on the gatekeeping, or market-dominating, power of digital platforms in a bid to gather evidence which could feed into the upcoming Digital Services Act, documents seen by EURACTIV reveal.

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UK media watchdog director joins Facebook

By |april 29th, 2020|digital services act, Facebook, News, Ofcom, online harms|

A top official has been poached by Facebook from the UK's media watchdog, the Office of Communications (Ofcom). The move comes at a time in which the UK is readying broad legislation to crack down on offensive content online.

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Facebook rolls out new COVID-19 misinformation engagement alerts

By |april 16th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, digital services act, disinformation, DSA, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, misinformation, News|

Facebook is to establish a new system for alerting users who have engaged with misinformation related to the coronavirus, the company's head Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday (16 April). The move comes after pressure from activists for Facebook to ...

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