Left MEPs have torn into Facebook and other multinationals for their part in systematically abusing data protection and citizens’ privacy with impunity.
During a debate in the European Parliament on the recent scandal that Cambridge Analytica misused over 87 million Facebook users’ data, S&D Group MEPs called on national governments to unblock legislation to protect citizens privacy online.
Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts will speak for the group in today’s debate on the Future of Europe with French President Emmanuel Macron.
The European Union and the United States are key strategic partners, allies and friends. We share common values of democracy, human rights and rule of law as well as strategic interest in mutual prosperity and security. We enjoy the most integrated economic relations in the world. Trade and investment policy is a very important tool and engine for sustainable growth and jobs, underpinning the strategic vision of our unique relationship.
Organised by the EPP Group.
Today, a group of citizens concerned about the use of endocrine disruptors – chemical substances affecting human hormones – came to the European Parliament to engage in a discussion with scientific experts and politicians. The discussion highlighted the extent to which we are all exposed to endocrine disruptors on a daily basis through products such as food packaging, clothing, cosmetics, children’s toys and crops grown with certain pesticides.