Tag: European Parliament

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MEPs accuse several member states of spyware usage

MEPs accuse several member states of spyware usage

The MEP in charge of the probe is highly critical of some of the bloc's members. The lead lawmaker investigating the use of spyware in Europe is calling out several powerful European politicians, according to a report in POLITICO. The investigation is headed by Sophie in ’t Veld, a Dutch M... Read more

date18 days ago
UK snubs European lawmakers in privacy regulation meetings

UK snubs European lawmakers in privacy regulation meetings

MEPs are furious at UK's 'dismissive' manner and believe London is prioritizing business over privacy. Last week, a three-person delegation from the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee went to London to examine Britain’s plans to reform its data protection rulebook. The results o... Read more

date19 days ago
MEPs want Brussels to have more power over spyware regulation

MEPs want Brussels to have more power over spyware regulation

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) want to curb the rampant use and abuse of spyware in the bloc. MEPs are planning to propose that Brussels be given broad and overriding powers to enforce laws aimed at curbing improper use of spyware. They claim that a 'federal-style' mandate is needed b... Read more

date1 month ago
EU lawmakers accuse US big tech of shadow lobbying

EU lawmakers accuse US big tech of shadow lobbying

Members of the European Parliament claim the tech giants used shady techniques to influence European lawmakers and law. Big tech companies like Google, Meta and Amazon have deceived lawmakers by lobbying through smaller front organizations, according to a report in POLITICO. Leading European law... Read more

date1 month ago
EU crypto rules intend to cap dollar-pegged stablecoins

EU crypto rules intend to cap dollar-pegged stablecoins

According to industry representatives, European Union regulations governing crypto assets will reduce the market share of non-euro-based stablecoins starting in 2024, thereby reducing EU competitiveness. On Wednesday, ambassadors from the EU's 27 member states approved a compromise with the Euro... Read more

date2 months ago
European Parliament want to intervene in Greek wiretapping scandal

European Parliament want to intervene in Greek wiretapping scandal

Greece's government wants the European Commission to stay out of a national wiretapping scandal, but several members of the European Parliament (MEPs) oppose the request. Greece's spying outrage escalated intensely on the 5th of August. It all started when two senior officials belonging to Prim... Read more

date3 months ago
EU agrees on definitive version of Digital Markets Act

EU agrees on definitive version of Digital Markets Act

The European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament agree on the content of the Digital Markets Act. The final laws and regulations set out to curb big tech dominance. The Digital Markets Act includes limitations to the power of big tech companies such as Amazon, Google and... Read more

date8 months ago
EU rules should focus on benefits of AI, says one lawmaker

EU rules should focus on benefits of AI, says one lawmaker

At least one European Parliamentarian wants to see a "positive approach" to the technology. Europe's attempt to set landmark rules for artificial intelligence should take a positive approach to reap the benefits of the technology rather than restrict it, European Parliament lawmaker Svenja Hahn ... Read more

date8 months ago
Europe’s proposed AI standard faces many hurdles

Europe’s proposed AI standard faces many hurdles

Complex debates over things like facial recognition will take time to sort out, lawmakers say. Europe's effort to set a standard for artificial intelligence will likely take more than a year, according to a report in Reuters. Two key EU lawmakers said the debate will focus on whether facial rec... Read more

date9 months ago
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