The new EU “disinformation” code of conduct: will it satisfy MEPs?
The new EU “disinformation” code of conduct: will it satisfy MEPs?

Facebook, Google, Twitter and other online ad giants in Europe have signed up to a new, voluntary code of conduct to tackle disinformation online. The move comes as MEPs grow increasingly uneasy about potential disruption to next year’s European Parliament elections.

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Calls for action ahead of European elections following Facebook revelations
Calls for action ahead of European elections following Facebook revelations

Following the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, and just 8 months ahead of the  elections, MEPs are worried about malicious interference via Facebook.

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#RawPolitics 20.09.18
#RawPolitics 20.09.18

Following the European Commission decision to take on Amazon and Facebook, Jennifer Baker is on the sofa to talk about the EU versus big tech.

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#RawPolitics 18.09.18
#RawPolitics 18.09.18

The panel discusses the latest Brexit news as divorce negotiations between the UK and the EU move into a new, crucial phase, migration and the fate of Belgian fries.

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Me and Wyclef: Peas in a pod on copyright
Me and Wyclef: Peas in a pod on copyright

The battle-lines have been drawn for several years, but as the European Parliament vote on copyright reform in the EU looms, both sides are bringing out the big guns.

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What’s the definition of a GDPR complaint? Spoiler alert: no one knows
What’s the definition of a GDPR complaint? Spoiler alert: no one knows

In June, GDPR complaints reported by DPAs varied widely, from 756 in Poland and 1,124 in the U.K., to just two in Sweden, and only three in Belgium. So what is at the heart of such a discrepancy? The best answer seems …

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Whistleblower protection: Why cross-border coherence matters
Whistleblower protection: Why cross-border coherence matters

Many of the biggest whistleblower disclosures of recent years have been international in nature – LuxLeaks and the Panama Papers in particular. As pointed out by the Greens in the European  Parliament, there is a general European public interest that often supersedes …

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The role of media and investigative journalism
The role of media and investigative journalism

The LuxLeaks revelations were unprecedented not only in the level of corruption they uncovered, but also in the vast array of journalists from different media organisations working together to uncover corruption.

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Suspend Privacy Shield unless US fully complies demands EuroParl
Suspend Privacy Shield unless US fully complies demands EuroParl

While the U.S. was busy celebrating Independence Day July 4 with barbecues and fireworks, the European Parliament was debating the future of the Privacy Shield deal. The conclusion? Today, Parliament voted for its suspension. The non-binding resolution was passed 303 to …

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