Delivering on its strategy on artificial intelligence (AI) adopted in April 2018 today the Commission presents a coordinated plan prepared with Member States to foster the development and use of AI in Europe.
The Council today adopted its position on the sales of goods directive, which is intended to provide a coherent legal framework across the EU, whilst also providing for a high level of consumer protection. The directive covers distance (including online) transactions, as well as face-to-face sales, to avoid fragmentation and provide more clarity for consumers.
Rules requiring online platforms to end unfair practices to businesses and set up effective redress mechanisms were approved by the Internal Market Committee.
The EU is working to stop terrorists from using the internet to radicalise, recruit and incite to violence. The Council today agreed its negotiating position on the proposed regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online.