The European Commission published a report about the GDPR to assess two years of implementation of the famous data protection regulation. This assessment was well awaited, also in light of the pending negotiation of the e-privacy regulation […]
The European Commission’s roadmap for its Security Union Strategy is out
The European Commission has released its proposal for roadmap on its Security Union Strategy for 2020-2024. The final document is expected to be published by Q3 2020 in the form of a Communication. […]
The Australian way to publisher’s rights
The Australian Government intends to instruct the national competition authority (ACCC) to force Google and Facebook to pay-up for news content through a new specific piece of legislation named News Media Bargaining […]
From ex-post to ex-ante: does European Internet regulation go telecom-style?
3 new consultations opened Today the European Commission published its well-awaited public consultation on the Digital Services Package. The deadline to respond is 8 September 2020. The consultation revolves around the […]
The European audiovisual sector and geo-blocking: is it time for a European reform on the style of roaming?
The fragmentation of the European audiovisual market In a few weeks the European Commission will return to a controversial issue, that is, the persistent geographical segmentation of the European audiovisual market. In […]
The European data protection authorities intervene about corona-virus
Among the nonsense that we hear these days in the fight against Covid19, there is the one whereby current European rules on privacy and protection of personal data would weaken governments’ fight […]
European Commission sends signals in favor of encryption
The European bubble in Brussels is currently rumbling about a story concerning Instant Messaging. The European Commission is reported to have sent guidelines to its employees regarding the use of Instant Messaging […]
Despite Brexit, Britain leaves a formidable mark on the European telecom and digital market
While abandoning the European Union, the United Kingdom leaves behind an important legacy with regards to telecom, digital markets and their regulation. Fact is, UK has been the European member State that […]
Why the European Court saved AirBnB and not Uber
Despite a European political climate suggesting a restrictive interventions over online platforms, the European Court of Justice has issued an important decision on AirBnB, the popular online platform for short-term rentals, which […]
A step ahead toward filtering over large social platforms?
Facebook may be ordered, de facto, to monitor the activity of its users in order to prevent them to repeat posting identical or equivalent unlawful content. This is what the European court ruled […]