Andrus Ansip - Vice-President of the EU Commission for the Digital Single Market

Europe should benefit fully from the digital age: better services, more participation and new jobs.

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    The EU on Monday (2 August) deepened its probe into Facebook's acquisition of Kustomer over concerns the social network giant could restrict the US start-ups' rivals' use of its WhatsApp and Instagram platforms.
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  • Privacy concerns set to grow with the digitalisation of education 30. 7. 2021
    The digitalisation of education accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic looks set to continue as students return to school, but the safeguarding concerns it has raised also remain.
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  • Schrems has Facebook data processing in sights for next coup 30. 7. 2021
    After notorious data activist Max Schrems already brought down the EU-US Privacy Shield data transfer agreement, his next coup could turn Facebook's entire data processing upside down. In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Schrems spoke about his new case against the tech giant and the impact it could have.
    Oliver Noyan
  • Top German court strikes down Facebook rules on hate speech 30. 7. 2021
    A top German court has ruled that Facebook acted illegally in taking down racist posts and blocking the account of their author because the social network failed to inform the user or give a reason for shutting them down.
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Günther H. Oettinger - Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society

We need a European market, which allows new business models to flourish, start-ups to grow and the industry to take advantage of the internet of things.