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presstv-eu issues ultimatum for facebook




the european union has issued an ultimatum for social network giant facebook to explain how the us-based firm would deal with the aftermath of a recent scandal that involved the loss of private data of its users.in a tuesday letter addressed to facebook’s chief operating officer sheryl sandberg, e...



cambridge analytica scandal: eu asks facebook to 'cooperate fully'




the european commission on friday called on facebook to "cooperate fully" with investigators into the scandal over the harvesting of personal data of millions of users which were then shared with the british political consultancy, cambridge analytica. facebook has admitted up to 2.7 million people i...



eu unveils new consumer protections after 'dieselgate' scandal




european commissioner for consumers vera jourova said authorities "will finally get teeth to punish the cheaters".the eu on wednesday unveiled rules to bolster european consumer protections by ensuring "tougher fines" for cheating companies and stronger legal ways to compensate victims. the european...



eu wants to make it easier for police to obtain user data




the first option is the least intrusive and would allow law enforcement agencies in one eu member state to ask a company in another state for data without having to go through that state's authorities first. the second would require those companies to hand over data if asked by another state's law e...



uk sees biggest gender pay gap rise in eu




the gender pay gap has risen faster in britain than in any other eu country, according to the latest figures from the european commission.see related what are the new gender pay gap regulations?men in the uk earned 20.8% more than women in 2015 compared to 19.7% in 2014, well above the average eu p...



social networks are getting better at reviewing hate speech




together, the four companies reviewed 51 percent of notifications within the allotted timeframe, an improvement from 40 percent before the turn of the year. facebook was the only one that achieved the target of responding to the majority of notifications -- 58 percent of referrals -- within a day.tw...



eu orders facebook and google to prevent consumer scams




"social media companies need to take more responsibility in addressing scams and frauds ... it is not acceptable that eu consumers can only call on a court in california to resolve a dispute," said eu commissioner věra jourová in a statement.authorities and advocacy groups are getting more and mor...



eu says social media is getting better at blocking hate speech




eu commissioner vĕra jourová said in a press conference today that the social networks had together reviewed 81 percent of hate speech reports within 24 hours and removed 70 percent of reported posts. last may, the four companies were managing to review 51 percent of reported hate speech within 24...



irish sun - eu explores ways to expedite police requests for data from tech firm




panarmenian.net - the european union wants to make it easier for law enforcement authorities to get electronic evidence directly from tech companies, such as facebook inc and alphabet inc's google, even when stored in another european country, reuters reports.in the wake of the deadly islamist-inspi...



données personnelles: l'ue demande des "clarifications" à facebook




"horrifiant, si confirmé. les données personnelles de 50 millions d'utilisateurs de facebook pourraient être si facilement mal gérées et utilisées à des fins politiques!", a réagi dimanche soir vera jourova, la commissaire en charge de la protection des données personnelles, sur son compte ...



facebook, twitter et youtube plus vigilants face aux propos haineux




en mai 2016, facebook, twitter, youtube et microsoft avaient signé un "code de conduite" dans lequel ils s'engageaient à lutter contre les propos haineux illégaux diffusés en ligne en europe. un an plus tard, la commission européenne a salué leurs progrès.  après un premier bilan décevant ...



facebook and twitter must do more to protect users




the commission noted that google's latest changes on google+ are now in line with its demands. however, it is baffled that that facebook and especially twitter still haven't fully complied, despite making some positive steps. "i am pleased that the enforcement of eu rules to protect consumers by nat...



eu tells tech companies to curb hate speech or face consequences




the proposed guidelines, which address issues such as the detection of hate speech, effective removal and the prevention of its reappearance, will act as a sounding board for the eu when it considers future instances of illegal content. if things go wrong for a company, the eu can use the guidance a...



google, facebook, twitter must amend tos for eu users or face fines




enlargeathif khan/contributor via getty imagesshare this storyfraud, scams, and "unfair" terms and conditions all need to be cleaned up on facebook, twitter, and google+, the european commission has said—warning the us firms that any failure to comply with the order will lead to sanctions.it comes...



eu orders facebook, google, twitter to protect users from scams




trying to fight consumer fraud on the internet as a whole is a never-ending battle due to its nature as an open system. social media platforms, however, can be more directly controlled, with companies having the power to curb widespread scams. that’s the way the eu feels, as regulators have ordere...



eu pressures internet giants to remove illegal content sooner




the european commission on thursday outlined how firms like google, facebook and twitter should remove illegal content more quickly from the web, increasing pressure on the companies to do more. the spread of illegal content on the web, whether because it infringes copyright, involves counterfeit go...



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monday march 27, 2017 business | greek editionclassifiedssubscriptionsfavoritesno favoritestwitterfacebookterm  business 20:35 agendatags:economymondayforeign minister nikos kotzias is to meet with cyprus president nicos anastasiades and foreign minister ioannis kasoulides in nicosia.justice minist...



top mep says zuckerberg 'must' face european parliament




facebook founder mark zuckerberg is due to be question at the us congress on tuesday over claims of data misusefacebook chief mark zuckerberg must come to the european parliament to face questions about the cambridge analytica data scandal, the head of the parliament's leading political group said m...



cambridge analytica: facebook rocked by data breach scandal as investigations lo




vera jourova, the european commissioner for justice, consumers and gender equality, called the revelations "horrifying, if confirmed," and vowed to address concerns in the united states this week.in britain, parliamentary committee chair damian collins said both cambridge analytica and facebook had ...