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Digital & Media 27-06-2019

AI is ‘biggest change for society since printing revolution’, top expert says

Artificial Intelligence has taken huge strides in the last decade. It can now recognise faces, coordinate self-driving cars or even compose music. W. Brian Arthur talked to EURACTIV Germany about why AI is "an enormous change for our society" and why it is important to regulate it carefully.
Trade & Society 02-12-2016

Netzpolitik editor: Trump will press on with ‘insidious’ TiSA deal

TTIP and CETA aren't the only controversial trade deals around. Net politics activist Markus Beckedahl told EURACTIV Germany that the proposed Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is a huge threat to data protection.
Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, chair of the Article 29 working party and head of French data protection authority CNIL, with EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova
Digital & Media 10-12-2015

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin: We are not asking for a Safe Harbour number 2

The United States must answer the real concerns of EU judges about European citizens' data within the US, when it is accessed by the American intelligence services, says Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin.
Digital & Media 07-11-2008

Reding to rescue mobile TV in Europe

The European Commission will present a new document aimed at paving the way for the spread of mobile television in Europe "within a few weeks," EU Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding told EURACTIV in an interview. She gave positive signals on advertising on mobile handsets, but warned of dangers regarding invasion of privacy.
Digital & Media 15-05-2008

Yahoo!: Aiming for mobile Internet leadership

More relevant search, targeted advertising and attention to privacy: this is how Yahoo! intends to become the leader in the growing mobile Internet services market. Geraldine Wilson, vice president of Yahoo! Europe's Connected Life division, spoke to EURACTIV in an exclusive interview ahead of the FT Business of Mobile Conference.
Digital & Media 25-11-2005

MEP Alexander Alvaro: “We will bring the Council to Court, if it must be”

On 24 November 2005 the Europen Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) voted on the Commission's draft directive on data retention. The outcome of the vote is unlikely to please in particular the UK Presidency, because the committee decided to furtherly limit the retention obligationin the commission draft, which was already a watered-down version of the draft framework decison presented by, among other goevernements, the UK. In an exclusvie German-language interview with EURACTIV,  the Rapporteur, Alexander Alvaro (ALDE, Germany) talked about the situation after the vote. 
Security 13-07-2005

EU Privacy Supervisor: After London terror, don’t give away freedoms

In tension situations, such as after the London bombings, lawmakers should refrain from rushing into privacy-invasive measures, says Peter Hustinx, the European Data Protection Supervisor, in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV. 
Security 25-03-2004

Top US diplomat assesses impact of Madrid bombings on transatlantic relations

James Foster, Deputy chief of the US mission to the EU assesses the European reaction to the Madrid terrorist attacks and Spain's new policy on transatlantic relations.