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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.

EU anti-child abuse law could open doors for mass surveillance, report says

Security experts warn that the tools used by tech giants to detect child abuse online pose serious security and privacy risks, raising concerns around upcoming EU legislation.
Data protection 02-07-2021

German data watchdogs welcome end of ‘forum shopping’ under GDPR regime

Germany's data protection authorities have welcomed a ruling by the EU Court of Justice that gives national authorities more leeway in taking action against online platforms data branches under urgency provisions of the EU data protection framework. EURACTIV Germany reports.