ePrivacy is crucial in the digital era we live in. Any regulation in this area needs to be pro-innovation and future-proof. The compromise package on the ePrivacy Directive presented in the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has failed to meet these requirements. This is why the EPP Group did not support the Report today.
The meeting will focus on a renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy.
– Questions by the German delegation to the Council Legal Service regarding Article 13.
This morning, all member states of the European Union, together with the European Free Trade Association countries Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland signed the Tallinn e-Government Declaration. In the Tallinn Declaration, the common goals for e-government development over the next five years have been agreed on, providing direction for both national and pan-European innovation.
Update: the voting sheet is now available.
The committee was consulted on the Draft Commission Implementing Decision on a standardisation request regarding web accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies from 13 – 31 March 2017.
The EU must invest more in cybersecurity to prevent attacks aimed at critical infrastructure and destabilising societies.