Schrems II hearing challenges EU-US dataflows
Schrems II hearing challenges EU-US dataflows

The European Court of Justice hearing in case 311/18, also known as “Schrems II,” stretched arguments to the limit Tuesday and left both sides worried ruling could be sweeping.

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EU High Court hearings to determine future of Privacy Shield, SCCs
EU High Court hearings to determine future of Privacy Shield, SCCs

Privacy Shield has been under fire ever since it was negotiated by the European Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce as a replacement for the faulty Safe Harbor agreement. But now, the EU-U.S. data-sharing arrangement faces its biggest obstacle yet, …

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The Problem with EU Telcos Flouting Net Neutrality
The Problem with EU Telcos Flouting Net Neutrality

European telcos already use deep packet inspection to monitor web traffic. Soon its use for surveillance and profiling could be enshrined in law.

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Two major GDPR complaints: A close-up
Two major GDPR complaints: A close-up

One year since the EU General Data Protection Regulation came into force, and most of the commentary has focused on enforcement or compliance. But what about the complaints filed? They vary significantly from Brave et al’s sectoral complaint and NOYB’s …

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#RawPolitics 06.05.19
#RawPolitics 06.05.19

Topics include disinformation, Facebook’s “war room”, European elections, Arctic warming, biodiversity under threat and the anti-vaxer movement.

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An interview with the CNIL’s new head: Marie-Laure Denis
An interview with the CNIL’s new head: Marie-Laure Denis

Appointed at the beginning of this year, Marie-Laure Denis brings a wealth of experience to her new role as head of France’s data protection authority, the CNIL.

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EU aims to regulate AI ethics
EU aims to regulate AI ethics

Specifically, the aim is to “build trust” in AI by establishing clear policies for developing and providing AI tools. More generally, it is part of how Europe plans to export norms and values – just like with GDPR.

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We Need Better Rules to Tackle Cyberviolence Against Women
We Need Better Rules to Tackle Cyberviolence Against Women

Women, as well as men, have benefited hugely from the internet and new technologies that have afforded power, visibility, and access to opportunities – but they are also at risk in the digital world.

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To 2049 and Beyond: A Future History of the Internet
To 2049 and Beyond: A Future History of the Internet

Just as the advent of the internet has reshaped the world over the last 30 years, its evolution over the next will also define the society of the future. Digital geek Jennifer Baker tells the story of a Europe in …

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