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Towards Schrems III?

What would a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework mean for the privacy of citizens on both sides of the Atlantic? Could this agreement spark new federal surveillance legislation in the US, and usher in a new era for a digital trans-Atlantic relationship based on the respect for fundamental rights? International data transfers with th…
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European Parliament building in Strasbourg / © European Union 2019 / Architecture-Studio
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Debriefing of the July plenary session

Greens/EFA priorities for the plenary week included the EU taxonomy, abortion rights, the Digital Services Act and Digital Market Act, national vetoes to undermine Global Tax Deal and Windfall Tax, Sustainable flights (REFuel), the 2021 Commission report on Kosovo and the intersectionality report.
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European Parliament to give final green light to regulation of digital giants

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the Digital Markets Act, which will regulate digital platforms acting as gatekeepers, enable more market fairness for businesses, and end-users, and improve data protection.
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Poster on a wall saying no to hate speech
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Digital Services Act: New global standard for the internet

Members of the European Parliament have voted through the Digital Services Act (DSA), following the outcome of trilogue negotiations. The DSA will better protect the rights of all internet users, limit surveillance advertising, hold tech giants accountable and provide a better handle on hate, hate speech and disinformation.
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Plenary Flash - 4-7 July 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: Not our Taxonomy, the Digital Services Act, the Digital Markets Act, the state of abortion rights, Alice Bah Kuhnke's report on intersectionality, minimum tax, windfall tax, Viola von Cramon's report on Kosovo, and sustainable aviation.
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Green Tech Talk: new digital economy for workers, consumers & the environment

Join us for an inspiring exchange with key stakeholders on how Europe can pave the way  to a green digital economy that benefits workers, consumers and the environment. This discussion is taking place after the European Commission has announced a legislative initiative on the right to repair for September this year.
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Person holding a burning newspaper Disinformation DSA Russia / CC0 nijwam-swargiary
Opinion |

How the EU Digital Services Act can help fight disinformation online

Patrick Breyer
Opinion by Patrick Breyer
Disinformation is a powerful weapon in Russia’s war against Ukraine. Patrick Breyer MEP explains how the EU’s Digital Services Act plays an important role in the fight against disinformation.
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Public surveillance cameras
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Stop Biometric Surveillance - Time for an EU ban on biometric mass surveillance in public spaces

The Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament invites you to an open event at MEET Digital Culture Center in Milan to discuss the urgent need to ban biometric mass surveillance in the EU.
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Plenary Flash - 2-5 May 2022

On the agenda for the plenary session: the impact of the war against Ukraine on women, the use of the Pegasus Software by EU Member States against individuals including MEPs and the violation of fundamental rights, the final report by Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age/AIDA, 2020 discharge reports, electoral law…
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The future of online advertising: innovative practices on the rise

Join our webinar on 19 April to discuss the future of online advertising. We'll discuss solutions to problems with the advertising market and surveillance-based advertising with our MEPs and guest speakers from leading tech companies.