About: political ads

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 14-04-2022

DSA: EU institutions approach agreement on online advertising clampdown

An agreement on the rules for online advertising in the EU's Digital Services Act (DSA) seems to be within reach, according to a new compromise text seen by EURACTIV.
Technology 21-01-2022

Digital Brief powered by YouTube: DSA plenary, Germany stalling, voice assistant

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

Washington proposes ban on targeted ads

Three US lawmakers on Tuesday tabled the Banning Surveillance Advertising Act, a proposal aimed at banning the use of personal data for targeted advertising.
Technology 10-12-2021

Facebook should not be trusted to regulate political ads on its own

Our research demonstrates that we cannot trust major online platforms to do a good job of regulating online political ads. Instead, we must ensure that reforms are powerful enough to hold digital platforms accountable, write Victor le Pochat and Laura Edelson.
Technology 25-11-2021

EU Commission presents new rules for political ads

The European Commission launched a proposal to regulate political advertising, introducing transparency obligations for marketers and strict limits to the use of sensitive personal information. The proposal was published on Thursday (25 November) to protect the electoral process and democratic...
Facebook has told Irish lawmakers that proposed new rules in the country to regulate online political advertising should be held off until the European Commission presents its own legislation in the field.
Technology 30-03-2021

Facebook urges Ireland to hold off on political ads rules until EU legislation

Facebook has told Irish lawmakers that proposed new rules in the country to regulate online political advertising should be held off until the European Commission presents its own legislation in the field.