In times of technological developments of great magnitude, increasing importance of our digital identities, risks and opportunities linked to surveillance, and changes within the media and journalism sphere, the European Parliament is a privileged forum for discussing the challenges posed by digital transformation to rights and democracy: the place for a debate on the virtual world where we and the future generations will live

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Federico Caruso  26 May 2022

With the Digital Services Act, the European Union aims to establish new standards on the obligations and responsibilities of social networks and other large platforms in the management of problematic content. The result is the outcome of an ongoing dialogue between the Commission, Parliament, and the Council, with the involvement of civil society

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Rossella Vignola  28 April 2022

The European Parliament approved by a large majority the establishment of a commission of inquiry to shed light on the abuse of Pegasus and other digital surveillance tools against journalists, critical voices, and opposition figures in the countries of the European Union

Paola Rosà  15 December 2021

A public consultation on gag complaints is open until 10 January. In a meeting on the subject with organisations from all over Europe, which we attended on Thursday 25 November, Vice President of the European Commission Vera Jourova renewed her call for numerous contributions from all countries of the EU

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Paola Rosà  23 June 2021

The CASE coalition of which OBCT is part has received the text that will be presented to the European Parliament next Monday: a commitment to defend the rule of law and public participation, which collects many suggestions and proposals from civil society organisations