[news release] The European Commission Thursday adopted a Recommendation on how to combat commercial scale online piracy of sports and other live events, such as concerts and theatre performances.
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Following a Pandemic Bump, .EU Gets A Slight Case of Post-Pandemic Blues
EURid’s stable of domain names, .eu, .ею and .ευ, are suffering some post-COVID pandemic blues. Over the last three years registrations for EURid’s three top-level domains jumped 95,953. But it’s a story of a pandemic bump, where many TLDs saw a jump in registrations as businesses that weren’t online went online, along with new ventures for existing businesses, and a slight decline following.
EU Commission preps national authorities on Digital Services Act implementation
The EU executive delivered a presentation, obtained by EURACTIV, to national authorities on the designation of very large online platforms, the governance architecture and an information-sharing system.
Meta’s Ad Practices Ruled Illegal Under E.U. Law
Meta suffered a major defeat on Wednesday that could severely undercut its Facebook and Instagram advertising business after European Union regulators found it had illegally forced users to effectively accept personalized ads.
EURid Announces 2022 .EU Web Awards Winners
EURid honoured the best of .eu, .ею and .ευ websites this week with a glittering event to celebrate the 2022 .eu Web Awards. Six categories were honoured at the event held in Mechelen, Belgium.
Digital Services Act: EU’s landmark rules for online platforms enter into force
[news release] Today [16 Nov] a landmark new set of EU rules for a safer and more accountable online environment enters into force with the Digital Services Act (DSA). The DSA applies to all digital services that connect consumers to goods, services, or content. It creates comprehensive new obligations for online platforms to reduce harms and counter risks online, introduces strong protections for users’ rights online, and places digital platforms under a unique new transparency and accountability framework. Designed as a single, uniform set of rules for the EU, these rules will give users new protections and businesses legal certainty across the whole single market. The DSA is a first-of-a-kind regulatory toolbox globally and sets an international benchmark for a regulatory approach to online intermediaries.
EURid’s TLDs Show Registration Increase in 12 Months to End September
EURid, best known for .eu, has increased total registrations for its three top-level domains by a total of 15,000 in the year to the end of September, according to the registry’s latest Quarterly Report.
ENISA: Cybersecurity Threats Fast-Forward 2030: Fasten your Security-Belt Before the Ride!
The infographic released by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) highlights the top cybersecurity threats likely to emerge by 2030.
Under New Order, Europeans Can Complain to U.S. About Data Collection
President Biden on Friday signed an executive order giving Europeans the ability to protest when they believe their personal information has been caught in America’s online surveillance dragnet, a key step toward reaching a broader agreement over the flow of digital data.
Big Tech should share Europe network costs, France, Italy and Spain say
France, Italy and Spain are stepping up pressure on the European Commission to come up with legislation that ensures Big Tech firms partly finance telecoms infrastructure in the bloc, a document showed on Monday.