Russia's central bank on Thursday (20 January) proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability, citizens' wellbeing and its monetary policy sovereignty.
Digital technologies like earth monitoring satellites allow for real-time automatic collection of data on things like greenhouse gas emissions, opening up a new world of possibilities for policymakers, says Jill Duggan.
The Commission has released a toolkit aimed at tackling foreign interference in research and innovation (R&I), identified as a growing threat in the increasingly internationalised arenas of education and research.
EU car sales fell to a new low last year as the auto sector was hobbled by the Covid pandemic and a shortage of computer chips, industry figures showed Tuesday (18 January). Registrations of new passenger cars in the EU...
The chief executives of major US passenger and cargo carriers on Monday (17 January) warned of an impending "catastrophic" aviation crisis in less than 36 hours, when AT&T and Verizon are set to deploy new 5G service.
Over a hundred alternative amendments were tabled on the DSA ahead of the plenary vote, with some critical comebacks and reformulations of existing proposals. The amendments are a mixed bag of new bids, bring-backs of measures discarded in the consumer...
Ahead of a crucial EU parliamentary vote on the Digital Services Act, a survey has found that a majority of small businesses in France and Germany want alternatives to tracking-based advertisements by Google and Facebook, which they perceive as being too invasive.
Germany's digital transition is delayed as ministries still have not determined where different competencies will lie, despite it, along with climate change, being one of the key focus areas of the new government's coalition agreement.
The draft impact assessment of the EU Data Act, seen by EURACTIV, illustrates the key aspects of the upcoming legislative proposal that has recently failed an independent review.
The Regulatory Scrutiny Board, an independent body that quality-checks the Commission's impact assessments …
Digitalisation has the potential to revolutionize the way we use, maintain, repair, and insure cars; the existing sector-specific legislation needs some overhaul to keep allowing consumers to control and manage data flows that they generate while using their vehicles.
As the debate on digital sovereignty is as relevant as ever, we discuss with Jean-Marc Leclerc, the co-Director of IBM’s policy lab, Europe’s position on emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, quantum computing and cloud.
A massive cyberattack warning Ukrainians to "be afraid and expect the worst" hit government websites late on Thursday (13 January), leaving some websites inaccessible on Friday morning and prompting Kyiv to open an investigation.
The French EU Council Presidency should focus its work on major EU digital legislation to lead to greater clarity and legal certainty in an increasingly fragmented digital landscape, argues Yann Padova.
The Digital Services Act is a major piece of legislation that should result in a safer digital space. However, a recent vote in the European Parliament stopped short of adopting an amendment that would have made freedom of information in Europe free from non-EU private sector digital giants, writes Pierre Louette.
Google has proposed measures on Wednesday (12 January) to address concerns raised by the German antitrust authority in the ongoing case regarding the Google News Showcase platform. EURACTIV Germany reports.
There is a need to put a stop to the information gap between the media and digital platforms, and encourage publishers to join forces to improve negotiations with digital platforms, French MPs concluded in a report presented on Wednesday.
EU lawmakers held their first political discussion on the proposed Digital Markets Act, a key piece of the EU's digital legislation, on Tuesday (11 January), with a view to reaching an agreement by the end of March.
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) instructed the law enforcement agency Europol to delete the personal data of individuals who have no established link with criminal activity, concluding an inquiry started in April 2019.