Terrorist Content: IMCO draft Opinion sets the stage right for EP
On 16 January 2019, the European Parliament Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) published its draft Opinion on the Regulation to prevent the dissemination of terrorist content online. The Opinion challenges many of the issues from the original Commission proposal. The Opinion from IMCO should “inform” the main Report prepared by the the […]
Facebook fails political ads tests several times
On 28 June 2018, Facebook announced it had set forth a compulsory “Paid for by” feature, limiting anonymity by requiring to submit a valid ID and proof of residence. This had been introduced in reaction to a series of election interference in the past year through foreign political advertising on social media platforms.
UN Special Rapporteur analyses AI’s impact on human rights
In October 2018, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur for the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, released his report on the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for human rights. The report was submitted to the UN General Assembly on 29 August 2018 but has only been published recently.