On the occasion of the conference “Election Interference in the Digital Age”, taking place in Brussels today and tomorrow, S&Ds repeat their calls for immediate action against the threat of digital manipulation. Speakers at the conference include the former Secretary-General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen, EU Commissioners Mariya Gabriel, Julian King, and Věra Jourová, as well as Bogusław Liberadzki, vice-president of the European Parliament and Member of the S&D Group, and Avaaz-founder Ricken Patel.
SCOPE Europe hosts an official side event at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels.
At SCOPE Europe’s debate on “GDPR and the implementation of its modern regulation”, these new regulatory tools are discussed and best practices shared. The speakers will focus on both technical methods (e.g. privacy management software and open source) and legal approaches (e.g. compliance supported by approved Codes of Conduct and Certification under GDPR).
On 10 October, EP LIBE Committee adopted a motion for a resolution on the use of Facebook users’ data by Cambridge Analytica and the impact on data protection.
Today, the European Commission is reporting on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on the European Parliament and the Council to finalise their work on priority security initiatives as a matter of urgency.