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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 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 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 11-02-2022

Digital Brief powered by Google: Chips Act, Google Analytics strike two

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “With the European Chips Act, we are putting out the investments and the strategy. But the key to our...
Technology 28-01-2022

Digital Brief powered by Facebook: WhatsApp under scrutiny, platforms vs trade unions, DSA prep talks  

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
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.
Technology 14-01-2022

Digital Brief powered by Facebook: Europol’s saga, Schrems II fallout, DMA trilogue

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Technology 07-01-2022

Digital Brief: Reynders leaves the fence, 2022 outlook, France gets big on curbing Big Tech

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We have not so far identified issues with the Irish data protection rules or have evidence that these rules...
Technology 10-12-2021

Digital Brief powered by Facebook: gig economy, roaming extension, battle of amendments

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Technology 03-12-2021

Digital Brief powered by Google: DGA adopted, AI Act moves ahead

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Technology 26-11-2021

Digital Brief powered by Facebook: DMA & DSA adopted, biometric ban, political ads

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “France’s priority [during the EU presidency] will be to defend the Council’s priorities and to ensure that we are...
Technology 19-11-2021

Digital Brief: DSA general approach, DMA compromise, data retention

EURACTIV’s Digital Brief brings you a weekly update on all things digital in the EU.
Technology 05-11-2021

Digital Brief powered by Google: DSA centralised, Data Act leak, political chips, digital footprints

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We will be careful not to go the extra mile in decreasing the freedom of speech.” -Věra Jourová, Vice-President...
Technology 22-10-2021

Digital Brief powered by Google: vital encryption, Germany’s coalition talks, e-Evidence approaching

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “It would have been impossible for me to whistleblow without encryption. My first messages to journalists were made with...
Technology 15-10-2021

Digital Brief: DMA & DSA compromise texts, roaming adoption, Europol nears recast mandate

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The European Council reviewed progress on the digital agenda and key legislative files. It encourages the co-legislators to […]...
Technology 24-09-2021

Digital Brief powered by Facebook: TTC priorities, common charger, country of origin row

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 and the US acknowledge the need for controls on trade in certain dual-use items, in particular certain...
Cybersecurity 27-08-2021

Digital Brief powered by Facebook: US national (cyber)security, UK tech superpower bid

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “I’ve invited you all here today because you have the power, the capacity, and the responsibility, I believe, to...
Data protection 18-06-2021

Digital Brief powered by ITI: EU-US summit, no one-stop shop, UK adequate

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.     “The US and the EU share the same values around privacy, its protection and democracies and open society, which...

Digital Brief, powered by FACEBOOK: Slovenia’s digital agenda, recovery plans falling short, Google sanctioned

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We want to promote the EU digital agenda, to contribute to its success especially on the regulatory side. We...

Digital Brief powered by Google: DSA/DMA parliamentary debates, new SCCs, copyright earmarked

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We need to prevent “dark patterns”. The Commission should be able to assess algorithms and impose measures in case...
Space 23-04-2021

Digital Brief: AI package unveiled, European Media Freedom Act, democratic 5G

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. You are also welcome to contact me for signals and follow me on Twitter.   “On Artificial Intelligence, trust is a...
Technology 09-04-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: The 533 million, TikTok data concerns, vaccine passports

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Because the scraping took place prior to GDPR, Facebook chose not to notify this as a personal data breach...
Technology 26-03-2021

Digital Brief, powered by Facebook: Europol’s decryption platform, Bundeskartellamt Vs Facebook, Section 230

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The Irish data protection authority generally closes most cases with a settlement instead of a sanction.” – European Parliament...
Technology 19-03-2021

Digital Brief: Digital Green Pass, Irish DPC spat, EUCO data spaces

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “It is not ensured that the digital variant of the certificate is stored decentrally on devices of the person...