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UK exposes #Russia #CyberAttacks

UK exposes #Russia #CyberAttacks

| October 4, 2018

Today (4 October), the UK and its allies can expose a campaign by the GRU, the Russian military intelligence service, of indiscriminate and reckless cyber attacks targeting political institutions, businesses, media and sport. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has identified that a number of cyber actors widely known to have been conducting cyber attacks […]

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European Union and #Japan agree to create world’s largest area of safe data flows

European Union and #Japan agree to create world’s largest area of safe data flows

| July 20, 2018

The EU and Japan have successfully concluded their talks on reciprocal adequacy. They agreed to recognize each other’s data protection systems as ‘equivalent’, which will allow data to flow safely between the EU and Japan. Each side will now launch its relevant internal procedures for the adoption of its adequacy finding. For the EU, this […]

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#OnlineDisinformation – Platforms and advertisers to release a draft Code of Practice

#OnlineDisinformation – Platforms and advertisers to release a draft Code of Practice

| July 19, 2018

The representatives of online platforms, leading social networks, advertisers and advertising industry are expected to make public a first draft of a Code of Practice to address the spread of online disinformation in Europe. The draft document will be published after the Multistakeholder Forum – gathering all the stakeholders involved –  here. It will then […]

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EU-US #PrivacyShield data exchange deal: US must comply by 1 September, say MEPs

EU-US #PrivacyShield data exchange deal: US must comply by 1 September, say MEPs

| June 14, 2018

The Civil Liberties Committee has called on the Commission to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield since it fails to provide enough data protection for EU citizens. The data exchange deal should be suspended unless the US complies with it by 1 September 2018, say MEPs, adding that the deal should remain suspended until the US […]

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European SMEs ‘will lose out if #PrivacyShield is abolished’

European SMEs ‘will lose out if #PrivacyShield is abolished’

| June 13, 2018

The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs adopted an own-initiative Report on 11 June condemning the EU-US Privacy Shield as dysfunctional and unsecure.  Axel Voss MEP, the EPP Group’s Spokesman on the topic, commented: “The EPP Group called for more time to negotiate critical points in the Resolution, especially those calling […]

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Free flow of data: Enabling the #DigitalSingleMarket

Free flow of data: Enabling the #DigitalSingleMarket

| June 7, 2018

The free flow of data could help to create opportunities for European companies ©AP Images/European Union – EP  New EU rules facilitating the free flow of non-personal data could help save EU businesses billions of euro every year. Benefits of new legislation The draft proposal, currently being discussed by Parliament, aims to remove geographical restrictions […]

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No barriers to free flow of non-personal #data in EU

No barriers to free flow of non-personal #data in EU

| June 5, 2018

Removing obstacles to the free movement of non-personal data within the EU for companies and public authorities is the key aim of a draft law approved by the Internal Market Committee. The proposed rules would prevent any EU member state from imposing territorial restrictions or prohibitions on the storage or any other processing of non-personal […]

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