About: online crime

Digital 09-12-2016

Using online technology to beat hate

Hate is brewing in society, and its expression through online speech is real and corrosive. Internet companies and NGOs are now working with the EU to fight back, writes Robin Sclafani.
Digital 09-06-2016

Confronting the dark side of the Internet

From enabling mass incursions of privacy, to connecting terrorists and paedophiles, to facilitating cybercrime and lending anonymity to bullies and trolls, the net has a darker side, which needs to be tackled, writes Thorbjørn Jagland.  
Drugs
Health 12-02-2016

EU watchdog: Online illegal drug sales following Amazon model

The Internet is becoming a growing market for the sale of illegal drugs, the EU’s drug watchdog (EMCDDA) warned on Thursday (11 February).
The European Commission brokered the first ever MoU between national gambling regulators on 27 November
Digital 01-12-2015

Commission brokers agreement on online gambling, investigates money laundering risks

European Commission officials are hailing a new MoU between national regulators of online gambling as "historic".

EU aims to enlist online firms in fight against militants

The European Union needs to bring Internet companies fully on board in its fight against home-grown militant Islamists, the bloc's interior ministers said on Thursday (29 January).
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Cybersecurity 28-03-2012

EU to launch cyber crime agency

A European agency to fight against rising levels of online crime. That is the topic of a proposal tabled by the European Commission on Wednesday. Europe's cyber crime center will specifically target severe organized e-crimes such as frauds involving credit cards or online child sexual exploitation. Fighting against identity theft and protecting social network profiles will also be priority. This top-level European policy authority already has a special unit dedicated to cybercrime and to monitoring possible online terrorist activities.

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