Libra maintains 2020 approval target despite concerns

By |december 6th, 2019|crypto-currency, Facebook, libra, News|

Facebook-sponsored digital currency Libra is determined to getting the green light by European regulators next year, despite the numerous concerns raised by EU finance ministers, a senior representative of the project told EURACTIV.com.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Libra maintains 2020 approval target despite concerns

Facebook renews calls for EU regulation in ‘fight for the soul of the internet’

By |december 3rd, 2019|digital services act, DSA, EU, Europe, Facebook, GDPR, News, Nick Clegg, regulation, Twitter|

An ideological 'fight' is tacking place worldwide between those who want to restrict open access to the internet and those who want to maintain a free and open web within necessary regulatory frameworks, Facebook's VP for Global Affairs, Nick Clegg, ha...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Facebook renews calls for EU regulation in ‘fight for the soul of the internet’

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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Commission wary of side effects of Libra regulation

By |november 8th, 2019|crypto-currency, Ecofin, Facebook, libra, News|

The European Commission has called for a “proportionate” and differentiated approach to regulating digital currencies including Facebook’s Libra, as the EU needs to preserve is developing Fintech environment.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission wary of side effects of Libra regulation

EU maintains option for blocking Facebook’s Libra

By |november 6th, 2019|crypto-currency, Facebook, libra, News|

Europe is ready to “prevent the development” of risky digital currencies including Libra until all concerns have been addressed, according to the latest proposal to be discussed by EU finance ministers and seen by EURACTIV.com.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU maintains option for blocking Facebook’s Libra

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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU mulls disinformation regulation but admits alert system has ‘never been triggered’

Facebook not required to track down illegal content, ECJ rules

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|ECJ, Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek, Facebook, illegal content, News|

EU law does not require Facebook to proactively remove content on its platform previously declared to be illegal, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) ruled on Thursday (3 September).

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Digital Brief: Copyright Commotion

By |september 26th, 2019|China, copyright, data retention germany, Digital, Digital Brief, digital war, dual use goods, EU, Facebook, Google, Huawei, libra, News, online terrorist content, tech, The Digital Brief, US|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Google’s decision is not just regrettable. It is disrespectful of the spirit of the European directive and the...

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Digital Brief: Big decisions

By |september 5th, 2019|5G, Audiovisual Media Services Directive, Cybersecurity, data breach, data protection, digital services act, EU, European Union, Facebook, Google, Gordon Sondland, Huawei, mental health, News, Online|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “There are some big decisions to make.” US Ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, speaking about Huawei,...

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EU member states to look into Facebook’s controversial Libra

By |september 4th, 2019|crypto-currency, cryptocurrency, Facebook, libra, News|

The Economic and Financial Committee (EFC), which brings together the EU’s member states, has requested an analysis note from the European Commission to further look into the risks posed by Facebook’s controversial digital currency Libra and the ways to regulate it.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU member states to look into Facebook’s controversial Libra