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Twitter’s Brussels office closing has EU regulators worried

Twitter’s Brussels office closing has EU regulators worried

The public policy executives who have helped Twitter navigate EU regulations are all gone. Twitter has disbanded its entire Brussels office, according to a report in the Financial Times (FT). The closure has prompted "concerns" among EU officials, the report says. The issue is whether the social... Read more

date3 days ago
Big tech ‘shadow lobbying’ under fire in European Parliament

Big tech ‘shadow lobbying’ under fire in European Parliament

Members of the European Parliament are outraged by shell groups driving big tech arguments. Three members of the European Parliament (MEP) call for a probe into unregistered lobbying initiatives from various big tech companies. The MEPs requested the EU to suspend all groups breaking transparen... Read more

date5 months ago
Parlement greenlights Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act

Parlement greenlights Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act

The European Parliament approved the Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act. Large technology companies will soon be confronted with stricter rules. Abuse of power is punishable in business. Whenever a large company tries to bully a small party out of business, European laws ensure that th... Read more

date5 months ago
EU wants big tech to address deepfakes or face consequences

EU wants big tech to address deepfakes or face consequences

According to an EU document obtained by Reuters, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other tech giants will have to combat deepfakes and fake accounts or face heavy fines under a revised European Union code of practice. As part of its war on false news, the European Commission will release a revised ... Read more

date6 months ago
European Commission “welcomes” new Digital Services Act

European Commission “welcomes” new Digital Services Act

The new law will have sweeping effects on the online services we all use. The EC last week announced the agreement between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the proposal on the Digital Services Act (DSA), proposed by "the Commission in December 2020. The DSA sets out an "unpreceden... Read more

date7 months ago
Big Tech firms face a supervisory fee to ensure compliance in EU

Big Tech firms face a supervisory fee to ensure compliance in EU

Big online firms will now have to pay up to 0.1% of their global net income to fund the EC's compliance regime. Major online platforms face a yearly fee up to 0.1% of annual net income to cover the costs of monitoring compliance with new European Union rules requiring them to do more to police t... Read more

date8 months ago
Vestager aims to get tech rules deal by March

Vestager aims to get tech rules deal by March

By the end of March, the European Commission hopes to agree with EU legislators and governments on new regulations to limit the powers of Alphabet's Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft, according to Europe's antitrust head. Margrethe Vestager, who introduced the Digital Markets Act wi... Read more

date9 months ago
Deal on EU tech rules possible by June

Deal on EU tech rules possible by June

The new legislation will have a sweeping impact on U.S. tech giants EU lawmakers and countries could reach a deal on proposed tech rules by the end of June, according to Reuters. The new laws would force online platforms to better police the internet. The agreement looks likely, despite differe... Read more

date10 months ago
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