Vestager warns against predictive policing in Artificial Intelligence

By |junij 30th, 2020|AI, AI White Paper, artificial intelligence, biometric data, EU, Europe, European Commission, facial recognition, Margarethe Vestager, Margrethe Vestager, News, predictive policing|

Certain Artificial Intelligence application including forms of predictive policing are 'not acceptable' in the EU, the European Commission's Vice-President for Digital policy, Margarethe Vestager has said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Vestager warns against predictive policing in Artificial Intelligence

EU seeks to beef up its defences against foreign subsidies

By |junij 17th, 2020|China, Margrethe Vestager, News, state subsidies, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission outlined on Wednesday (17 June) new tools to address the disruption caused by subsidised foreign companies operating in the single market, including the possibility to block the acquisition of European firms.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU seeks to beef up its defences against foreign subsidies

Brussels launches investigation against Apple for abusive practices

By |junij 16th, 2020|Apple, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Commission opened two parallel investigations into Apple on Tuesday (16 June) to see whether the US tech giant has excluded rivals and imposed unfair conditions on 'app' developers via its Apple Store and its payment service Apple Pay.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Brussels launches investigation against Apple for abusive practices

Commission charts new competition tool ‘fit for the digital age’

By |junij 12th, 2020|Carmen Avram, competition, EU, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, News, Nicolas Petit|

A new competition tool 'fit for the digital age' is set to be unveiled by the European Commission before the end of this year, which has prompted stakeholders to begin analysing the wider impact that it could have on fostering competition across the EU...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission charts new competition tool ‘fit for the digital age’

Portugal’s €1.2bn airline bailout given EU blessing

By |junij 10th, 2020|Margrethe Vestager, News, Portugal|

The Portuguese government’s decision to grant national airline TAP a €1.2 billion rescue loan was approved by the European Commission’s competition authorities on Wednesday (10 June), which cited the carrier’s crucial role in the country’s tourism sector.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Portugal’s €1.2bn airline bailout given EU blessing

EU cuts red ribbon on beginning of digital services crackdown  

By |junij 3rd, 2020|competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, gatekeeping platforms, Margrethe Vestager, new competition tool, News, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission has launched public consultations on its long-awaited Digital Services Act package, and at the same time called for feedback on the possibility of a new competition tool to address market imbalances in different sectors, includi...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU cuts red ribbon on beginning of digital services crackdown  

Lufthansa board gives green light to €9bn bailout

By |junij 2nd, 2020|Lufthansa, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The supervisory board of German airline Lufthansa voted on Monday (1 June) in favour of the government's €9 billion aid package, after the European Commission compromised on its conditions for approving the bailout.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Lufthansa board gives green light to €9bn bailout

Vestager defends EU approach to Lufthansa mega bailout

By |maj 29th, 2020|Lufthansa, Margrethe Vestager, News|

EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager said on Friday (29 May) that the European Commission is not creating obstacles to the German government’s €9 billion Lufthansa bailout and that her services are only looking to remedy potential competition disturbances. The Executive...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Vestager defends EU approach to Lufthansa mega bailout

Huawei faces potential UK backlash in new probe

By |maj 25th, 2020|Boris Johnson, China, Huawei, Margrethe Vestager, News, UK|

Bolstered US sanctions against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei have prompted UK authorities to launch a fresh probe into the company, a government spokesperson said on Sunday (24 May).

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Commission seeks ‘largest possible participation’ of EU citizens for COVID-19 apps

By |maj 13th, 2020|contact tracing, contact tracing apps, EU, European Union, Margrethe Vestager, mobile applications, News, smartphones, summer, telecommunications|

The European Commission has said that the 'largest possible participation' of EU citizens is required in order for coronavirus contact tracing applications to work effectively.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission seeks ‘largest possible participation’ of EU citizens for COVID-19 apps