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Technology 01-07-2022

Tech Brief: e-Evidence quasi agreement, Google account complaint, marketplace scenarios

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The provisional agreement reached today represents a major paradigm shift in police and judicial cooperation with service providers in...
Politics 01-07-2022

EU Commission set to cut already strained personnel as inflation bites

The EU public administration, torn between growing ambitions and a stagnant budget, faces yet another obstacle – inflation – with temporary staff set to pay the highest price. The European Commission has recently raised the salaries by 2.4% retroactively from...
Technology 30-06-2022

What to take away from the French EU presidency on digital issues

On the eve of handing over to the Czech Republic, the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union can look back on many achievements in the digital field during its six-month chairmanship.
Technology 24-06-2022

Tech Brief: necessary surveillance, digital commons, AI options

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The protection of the fundamental right to respect for private life at EU level requires, in accordance with settled...

Facebook whistleblower calls on MEPs to make sure DSA won’t be ‘dead letter’

While revisiting the recently-agreed digital regulations, European Parliament lawmakers were joined by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen who called on them to do everything necessary to ensure that the DSA will be a "success story".
Technology 16-05-2022

Russia’s war in Ukraine dominates EU-US trade and tech talks

Russia's war in Ukraine has been at the centre of the ongoing Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in Paris, on which the EU and the US gave a second update on Monday (16 May). EURACTIV France reports.
Data protection 11-05-2022

France sees boom in personal data breaches in 2021

France has hit an all-time record in notifications of personal data breaches, up 79% from 2020, the latest report of France's data protection watchdog CNIL has found. EURACTIV France reports.
Technology 06-05-2022

Tech Brief: connectivity’s contribution, Apple Pay probe, AI fines

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The rules in place for twenty years are running out of steam and operators no longer have...
Technology 02-05-2022

European Commission takes aim at Apple Pay in antitrust probe

The European Commission sent Apple on Monday (2 May) the preliminary findings of a competition investigation into its mobile payment system, Apple Pay, suggesting that the US tech giant had "unfairly shielded" its system from competitors and therefore stifled innovation.
Technology 22-04-2022

Digital Brief: future of the internet, cyber centre delays, DSA’s endgame  

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We call for a new Declaration for the Future of the Internet that includes all partners who actively support...
Technology 21-04-2022

DMA: EU legislators resist pressure to change data provisions in the final text

Despite insistence from stakeholders, the final text of the Digital Markets Act (DMA), containing significant changes to a key data-related measure, will not be revised, according to a note seen by EURACTIV.
Technology 15-04-2022

Digital Brief: DMA final text, DSA approaching, AIA draft report

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Delegations will find attached the final 4-column document (Articles and Recitals) after technical finalisation to reflect the provisional political...
Technology 14-04-2022

DMA: significant additions made it into the final text

The long-waited final text for the Digital Markets Act, seen by EURACTIV, contains some unexpected last-minute changes.
Technology 13-04-2022

Macron reopens debate on ending anonymity online

French President Emmanuel Macron has reiterated his opposition to online anonymity, stating that he will not close the door on the idea of dismantling platforms. EURACTIV France reports.
Technology 12-04-2022

DMA: Germany the test bench for complementarity with competition authorities

The EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA), flagship legislation targeting tech giants, will be complemented by competition authorities at the national level. In Germany, the powerful Bundeskartellamt is already claiming its space vis-à-vis the European regulator
Technology 01-04-2022

Digital Brief: DSA fourth trilogue, DMA diverging views, France’s fine for Google

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Step by step we are getting closer to a deal. Still issues we don’t agree on, but hopefully we...
Technology 28-03-2022

DMA: EU negotiators split on whether text covers remuneration for rightsholders

A last-minute bid to include the remuneration conditions for publishers in the Digital Markets Act (DMA) was rejected during the last trilogue. However, the EU institutions have conflicting views on what the agreed text entails.
Technology 25-03-2022

Digital Brief: DMA agreement, Privacy Shield in principle, DSA pitches

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Today’s agreement is the beginning of a new era for tech regulation worldwide. The Digital Markets Act puts an...
Technology 24-03-2022

DMA: EU institutions agree on new rules for Big Tech

The new EU regulation targeting tech giants will become fully applicable in 2023, following an agreement reached between the EU co-legislators on Thursday (24 March).
Technology 24-03-2022

Publishers’ last-minute attempt to secure ‘fair’ remuneration in the Digital Markets Act

A last-minute proposal to the Digital Markets Act (DMA) could oblige gatekeepers to put in place fair conditions and an arbitration mechanism for the remuneration of rightsholders. The European Parliament has been pushing for extending the provisions on fair, reasonable...
Technology 22-03-2022

DMA: EU lawmakers ready to trade digital governance for tighter obligations

EU lawmakers are preparing to make concessions on the governance of the Digital Markets Act to obtain more ambitious obligations for gatekeepers, according to an internal note seen by EURACTIV.
18-03-2022

Digital Brief: Intel spends big, DSA fees & dark patterns

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The EU Chips Act will empower private companies and governments to work together to drastically advance Europe’s position in...
Technology 17-03-2022

French cloud player brings yet another anti-trust case against Microsoft

European cloud players, including France's OVHcloud, have brought a new case before the European Commission, claiming that US-based giant Microsoft is engaging in anti-competitive practices on the market
Technology 11-03-2022

Digital Brief: health data space, Russian internet sovereignty, DMA’s final rush

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