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Digital 22-01-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: AI in EU, US tech rundown, Digital Euro plans

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We cannot rely on the decisions made by algorithms.” – Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights....
Digital 15-01-2021

Digital Brief: The fate of free expression, Copyright in Germany, DPAs given more teeth

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “It is no longer acceptable in our view that platforms take some key decisions by themselves alone without any...
Digital 06-01-2021

2021: A new European digital generation

Since the pandemic started last year, European citizens have had to radically realign their lives to the new reality. For the most part, this has meant rapidly migrating our personal and professional lives online. With this comes a broad range of policy measures aimed at reinforcing Europe’s connectivity and heightening cybersecurity standards across 2021.
Digital 18-12-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: DSA and DMA – member states respond

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    The Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act: An EU member state review   “We need to make rules...
Digital 11-12-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: Indian disinfo, French data fines, Romanian CyberSec

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.      “We are looking into legal options to resolve this issue.” – ECR MEP Angel Dzhambazki, who this week...
Digital 04-12-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: DSA/DMA, Twitter data decision, NIS directive

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Our services could be at risk if combining products is not allowed.” – Google’s Europe President, Matt Brittin.   ...
Digital 27-11-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: Data Governance, EU 5G bonanza, DMA latest

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The principle behind the intermediaries is to boost voluntary data sharing whilst preserving control over the data from companies...
Digital 20-11-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: New EU cyber hub, deepfake screening, antitrust failures

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “5G cybersecurity is the most relevant issue we need to face as a European Union.” – Spain’s secretary of...
Digital 13-11-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: Schrems 2 data guidance, Copyright, 5G in the EU

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The data importer should…notify the data exporter and the data subject if it receives a legally binding request by...
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Digital 06-11-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: US Election Special

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “America is more than a one-man show.” – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.    Story of the week: The...
Digital 30-10-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: Big Tech Breakup, Finland data breach, data governance leak

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “I’m very reluctant to start with the ‘sharpest sword’ with the breakup or structural division of companies.” – Armin...
Digital 23-10-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: DSA Votes, EU cyber sanctions, EPP-Renew on TERREG

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Digital 16-10-2020

Digital Brief, powered by Google: Gaia-X, Huawei troubles, DSA

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “At the end of the day, when Gaia-X becomes operational, it will be possible for American or Indian or...
Digital 09-10-2020

Digital Brief: The French fight, Biotech in Parliament, ‘Soft’ EU rules for AI?

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Content publishers are in a situation of absolute economic dependence on Apple for the distribution of their content on...
Digital 02-10-2020

Digital Brief: EU e-ID, DSA latest, Artificial Intelligence reports

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Digital 25-09-2020

Digital Brief: EU/UK data transfers, EU police facial recognition, dark web

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “While the UK applies EU data protection rules during the transition period, certain aspects of its system may change...
Digital 18-09-2020

Digital Brief: State of the digital union, 5G in EU, Gaia-X

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Europe must now lead the way on digital – or it will have to follow the way of others,...
Digital 11-09-2020

Digital Brief: EU digital competition, Ireland V Facebook, EU-ID

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Europe’s online marketplaces should be vibrant ecosystems, where startups have a real chance to blossom. They shouldn’t be closed...
Digital 04-09-2020

Digital Brief: Schrems 3? Clearview AI furore, EU facial recognition ban

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “I want to retire.” – Austrian Privacy Activist Max Schrems to the European Parliament, Thursday 3 September.    Story...
Digital 31-07-2020

Digital Brief: GAFA hearing, Facebook Vs EU, Cyber sanctions

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Digital 24-07-2020

Digital Brief: EU Digital cuts

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Europe’s digital ambitions cut by bickering member state leaders. Other continents will be delighted that Europe doesn’t strive to...
Digital 17-07-2020

Digital Brief: Schrems II

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “It is clear that the US will have to seriously change their surveillance laws if US companies want to...
Digital 09-07-2020

Digital Brief: Cancel Culture

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “It is now all too common to hear calls for swift and severe retribution in response to perceived transgressions...
Digital 02-07-2020

Digital Brief: The future of AI in Europe

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We will be trying to convince the Commission that such a moratorium might be useful.” – European Data Protection...
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