Facebook ‘on the side of free expression’ as EU steps up disinformation fight

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, EU, Facebook, fake news, media, News, Nick Clegg, Věra Jourová|

Social media giant Facebook has warned against curtailing freedom of expression as the EU considers measures to clamp down on disinformation campaigns across online platforms.

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European Parliament calls on member states to act on Poland and Hungary

By |januar 16th, 2020|Article 7, Didier Reynders, Hungary, News, Poland, rule of law, Věra Jourová|

The EU must set out concrete demands and deadlines for Poland and Hungary over their rule of law and judicial independence situation, lawmakers in the European Parliament demanded in a Strasbourg debate on Article 7 on Wednesday (15 January). In...

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EU seeks ‘concrete’ improvements to Privacy Shield, as advocacy group calls the accord a ‘big mistake’

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|data protection, EU-US privacy shield, News, Privacy, privacy shield, Věra Jourová|

The European Commission has called for a number of 'concrete steps' to be made in order to improve the EU's data transfer accord with the US, the Privacy Shield. Meanwhile, data protection groups came out in criticism of the agreement itself, calling f...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU seeks ‘concrete’ improvements to Privacy Shield, as advocacy group calls the accord a ‘big mistake’

Jourova: ’I don’t want us to come back to the pre-1989 era’

By |oktober 10th, 2019|anti-Semitism, Hungary, News, Poland, press freedom, rule of law, Věra Jourová, Von der Leyen Commission|

Vice-President elect for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová gave the good example on 9 October by meeting with Brussels journalist to talk about her future portfolio, and made some strong political statements answering their questions.

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Vera Jourova

By |oktober 7th, 2019|commissioner hearings, News, Věra Jourová, Von der Leyen Commission|

The second week of Commissioner hearings opens in the European Parliament on Monday (7 October) with Czech Republic's Věra Jourová, proposed for the post of vice-president and Commissioner for Values and Transparency.

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Orban hopeful on ties with von der Leyen’s Commission

By |september 13th, 2019|anti-immigration, Margaritis Schinas, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday (12 September) he was optimistic that the new European Commission would improve ties with the EU's eastern members, long strained by disagreements over migration and multi-culturalism.

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Von der Leyen’s Commission: More presidentialist, more parliamentarian

By |september 12th, 2019|EU defence, European Commission, European elections 2019, European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, Janusz Wojciechowski, László Trócsányi, Magrethe Vestager, Margaritis Schinas, News, Rovana Plumb, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová, Visegrad Four|

The College put forward by Ursula von der Leyen builds on lessons learned from the sometimes negative experience of the Juncker Commission, writes Robert Stüwe.

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Vestager the digital chief in name, but Goulard in practice

By |september 11th, 2019|artificial intelligence, data protection, DG Connect, Didier Reynders, Digital, digital economy, digital services act, digital tax, ethics, EU, European Commission, GDPR, Margrethe Vestager, new commissioners, News, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová|

The EU's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager received broad support on Tuesday (10 September) following her nomination as the Commission's Executive Vice President for Digital.

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Babiš: rule-of-law job would be great honour for Czech Republic

By |september 5th, 2019|Andrej Babis, Czech Republic, European Commission, future eu, New European Commission, News, Politico, rule of law, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová|

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has scolded Politico for publishing what he said was old and unconfirmed information about a potential rule-of-law portfolio for the Czech Commission candidate Věra Jourová. But he did say this portfolio would be a prestigious one.  EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.

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Digital Brief: Johnson’s Huawei conundrum

By |julij 25th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Digital Brief, EU-US privacy shield, Gavin Williamson, GDPR, Huawei, News, Nicky Morgan, Ren Zhengfei, The Digital Brief, Věra Jourová|

As the UK's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets settled into 10 Downing Street, questions are starting to abound as to the UK's position on Chinese tech giant Huawei.

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