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Digital & Media 09-04-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: The 533 million, TikTok data concerns, vaccine passports

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Because the scraping took place prior to GDPR, Facebook chose not to notify this as a personal data breach...
Digital & Media 26-03-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: Europol’s decryption platform, Bundeskartellamt Vs Facebook, Section 230

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The Irish data protection authority generally closes most cases with a settlement instead of a sanction.” – European Parliament...
Digital & Media 19-03-2021

Digital Brief: Digital Green Pass, Irish DPC spat, EUCO data spaces

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 not ensured that the digital variant of the certificate is stored decentrally on devices of the person...
Digital & Media 12-03-2021

Digital Brief: Privacy Shield update, DMA obligations, GAFA Tax

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Now, with the Biden administration, we feel in Europe that the United States as we know it is back.”...
Digital & Media 05-03-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: Microtargeting debate, Protecting gig workers, Apple antitrust

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Maybe prohibiting certain practices such as microtargeting at certain times, I think that’s the debate that we need to...
Digital & Media 19-02-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: UK data adequacy, Australia Vs Facebook, Uber decision

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We included clear and strict mechanisms in terms of both monitoring and review, suspension or withdrawal of such decisions,...
Digital & Media 12-02-2021

Digital Brief: ECB on Digital Euro, Polish media blackout, ePrivacy progress

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Big Tech may contribute to a rapid take-up of stablecoins, which could create systemic risks and even endanger monetary...
Digital & Media 05-02-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: Europol’s Big Data, EU robotics plans, 5G cyber certificates

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The end goal is clearly to use big data for intensive profiling, with AI and machine learning playing a...
Digital & Media 29-01-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: Digital Tax, EU drone surveillance, data week

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 time to get agreement on how to tax digital businesses.“ – German Federal Minister of Finance Olaf...
Digital & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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 & Media 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.