Original Title: La Commission se félicite de la nomination officielle du nouveau Contrôleur Européen de la Protection des Données
The Roundtable will seek to clarify which AI-related issues and developments are relevant for the EU’s democracy support and cooperation. It will identify priorities for EU action and adequate policy tools to address these issues worldwide. The external focus will be inspired by experiences with regulating and overseeing AI within the EU itself.
A summary of the report back from the ongoing interinstitutional negotiations is now available.
The Belgian Data Protection Authority has imposed a fine of €5000 on a mayor and a municipal officer in two separate cases. These fines were imposed after they improperly used personal information to send political advertisements in order to be reelected during the 2018 local elections in Belgium. For the Belgian Litigation Chamber, the behaviour of people who hold a public mandate should be exemplary.
A summary of the debate is now available.
The winners of the European Broadband Awards 2019 were announced at the special Award Ceremony in Brussels. The Director General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology announced 5 project winners in the different categories focusing on innovative models of financing, cost reduction, socio-economic impact, demand generation and quality of services. The selected projects presented innovative cooperative approaches and solutions for broadband deployment in Europe.
A summary of the policy debate on the innovation potential and global competitiveness of the European audiovisual industries is now available.
Eurojust, Europol and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA), representing the industry of protected audiovisual content, have joined forces to improve the sharing of expertise to tackle audio-visual piracy via IPTV networks. More than 70 judicial and law enforcement authorities from EU Member States and representatives from the two EU agencies discussed, during a two-day seminar at Eurojust in The Hague, how to close the technical knowledge gap between national authorities and organised crime groups (OCGs).
During a two-day seminar at Eurojust in The Hague, over 70 law enforcement officers and prosecutors from EU Member States and officers from Europol and Eurojust joined forces to improve the sharing of expertise and information to tackle audiovisual piracy.