Copyright directive ‘not in danger’ EU says, following Google backlash

By |september 26th, 2019|Article 17, Axel Voss, copyright, copyright reform, EU, European Commission, Google, Marietje Schaake, Mathias Vermeulen, News, Richard Gingras, Tiemo Wölken|

The European Commission has assured that the EU’s controversial copyright directive is “not in danger,” following Google’s announcement that it will circumvent the reforms by implementing technical changes to the way it displays news online. Google announced on Wednesday (25...

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GLOBSEC Forum: ‘No reason to protest, people have a great life’, Babis says

By |junij 11th, 2019|Andrej Babis, Bratislava, China, Czech protests, EU, GLOBSEC, Huawei, Marietje Schaake, Miroslav Lajak, News, Peter Pellegrini, Russia, Slovakia, US|

As GLOBSEC's 2019 forum in Bratislava kicked off last week, EURACTIV went along to listen to world leaders from politics, civil society and business, on the EU’s place amid unstable political contexts. Here are the main talking points from the Saturday forum.

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Digital Brief: The power of online platforms

By |junij 6th, 2019|Catherine Stihler, competition, cryptoassets, Cybersecurity, data protection, Digital Brief, digital tax, Donald Trump, EU, European Court of Justice, Facebook, FinTech, Google, Huawei, Julia Reda, Lee Hsien Loong, Margarethe Vestager, Marietje Schaake, Mariya Gabriel, Matt Hancock, News, Privacy, Twitter|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. 

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Commission vows to spend €1.5 billion on artificial intelligence by 2020

By |april 25th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, artificial intelligence, BEUC, France, Germany, Mady Delvaux, Marietje Schaake, Monique Goyens, News|

The European Commission announced on Wednesday (25 April) that it will invest €1.5 billion into artificial intelligence research over the next three years, and was promptly hit with criticism for drafting its strategy years after the United States and China started their own massive funding plans.

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Ansip surprises with proposal to step up work with US on cybersecurity

By |april 20th, 2018|Andrus Ansip, certification, Cybersecurity, data protection regulation, EU-US relations, Facebook, GDPR, Marietje Schaake, Mark Zuckerberg, News, safety standards|

The European Commission surprised tech policy observers this week when it suggested to amp up transatlantic cooperation on cybersecurity, just as Europe’s relations with the US are under strain following the Facebook data leakage scandal.

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MEPs approve export controls tailored to stop government surveillance

By |januar 17th, 2018|Arab Spring, arms trade, Cecilia Malmström, digital trade, dual use goods, encryption, hazardous exports, human rights violations, Klaus Buchner, Marietje Schaake, News, surveillance|

MEPs approved stricter rules on Wednesday (17 January) to control how European companies export software and other technologies that could be used for surveillance, and any products that may violate human rights.

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Kenya frustrated report into disputed election, EU’s observer claims

By |januar 11th, 2018|EU election observation, Kenya, Kenyan election, Marietje Schaake, News|

The Kenyan government blocked the presentation of the EU’s report on its hotly disputed presidential election, the head of the EU’s Election Observation Mission has claimed.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kenya frustrated report into disputed election, EU’s observer claims

Trade MEPs want to scrap all EU export restrictions on encryption

By |november 23rd, 2017|Arab Spring, Christofer Fjellner, Cybersecurity, data privacy, data protection, digital trade, dual use goods, encryption, exports, hazardous exports, human rights, Klaus Buchner, Marietje Schaake, News|

MEPs want the European Commission to remove export control restrictions on technology products that use encryption.

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MEPs amp up pressure on Commission over digital trade

By |november 23rd, 2017|cross-border data flows, data transfer, digital trade, dual use goods, free flow of data, free trade agreements, Marietje Schaake, News, privacy shield, safe harbour, trade agreements, Viviane Reding|

MEPs are exerting pressure on the European Commission to draw up rules on data flows in foreign trade agreements, an area where the EU executive has so far not pinned down any tangible policy.

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Tougher EU hate speech guidelines urge tech giants to prevent ‘digital Wild West’

By |september 28th, 2017|digital platforms, Facebook, Free Speech, Google, hate speech, Marietje Schaake, News, online platforms, social media, terrorism, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission wants internet platforms to take down illegal posts faster, and is considering new legislation as one way to satisfy pressure from countries like Germany and France.

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