Tag: European Commission
Is the EU protecting people from Pegasus spyware?
Spyware like Pegasus threatens human rights and democracy. The EU must act to protect people from the harmful impact of such surveillance tools.
FAQ: how the EU plans to protect media freedom
Freedom of the press is under threat. In this FAQ, we analyse the EU’s latest proposal for a European Media Freedom Act, which aims to safeguard media freedom, independence and plurality.
“Save the GDPR”: our message to the European Commission
The GDPR is at risk of failing due to slow and unequal enforcement. Access Now presents recommendations to the EU Commission to save the GDPR.
FAQ: The EU’s plan to regulate political ads
What are political ads? What does the EU proposal to increase transparency for political ads say? This FAQ has the answers for you.
The EU Digital Services Act won’t work without strong enforcement
It will be the EU’s approach to DSA enforcement that will make or break this new legislation — so let’s look at lessons from the GDPR.
Where the EU’s DSA is heading — and where it needs to go
We look at the EU’s introduction of the DSA, how the negotiations have progressed, and where we need to go from here to safeguard human rights.
Reclaim your face from surveillance 🥸
Sign this European Citizens’ Initiative to urge EU lawmakers to put a stop to harmful, discriminatory biometric mass surveillance practices.
The EU should regulate AI on the basis of rights, not risks
Artificial intelligence and automated decision-making systems threaten our fundamental rights. Yet the EU is considering an approach to AI regulation that would substitute rights-based protections for a mere risk mitigation exercise by corporations with a vested interest in these systems. Here’s why that’s a grave mistake.
How the Digital Services Act could hack Big Tech’s human rights problem
Tech companies are exercising enormous power without taking sufficient responsibility to safeguard our rights, leaving us prey to abuse. The Digital Services Act is a chance for the EU to establish clear responsibilities for private actors and hold them to account, while ensuring our rights are protected.
Terrorist Content Regulation: the fight for fundamental rights isn’t over
Ahead of a meeting of shadow rapporteurs in the trilogue discussions on the EU Terrorist Content Regulation, we provide recommendations to ensure the final text remains in line with human rights standards.