Organisation: European Commission

AI code of conduct to be distilled from AI Act

A senior European Commission official has said that finalisation of the AI Act will take precedence over discussions over the recently announced voluntary code of conduct, and that the latter will consist of key themes pulled from the legislation.

23 June 2023

What would an AI code of conduct look like?

Hopes are high for the new AI code of conduct jointly proposed by the EU and US, but participants will have to thread the needle of global acceptability and meaningful rules.

19 June 2023

Civil society lays out floor for GDPR enforcement reform

A group of NGOs have set out what minimal changes the European Commission should implement to improve the GDPR’s enforcement, placing a strong emphasis on creating clear deadlines for regulators and a broader right to be heard for complainants.

12 June 2023

ECJ says Polish reforms breached GDPR

The European Court of Justice has said controversial changes to Poland’s judicial system infringed the bloc’s data protection rules, as part of an ongoing legal battle between the country and the European Commission.

06 June 2023

EU-US AI code of conduct planned to bridge regulation gap

The EU and US are working together to push out a voluntary AI code of conduct in advance of formal regulation taking effect.

31 May 2023

EDPB and European Commission officials defend the GDPR

Andrea Jelinek and Olivier Micol have rejected the criticism that the GDPR has failed, arguing that support from the European Data Protection Board and European Commission has allowed it to work as intended.

26 May 2023

Special Report: Has the GDPR failed?

The EU's modern data protection framework is five years old. Was it a game changer or a flop?

25 May 2023

Reynders confirms one-stop-shop harmonisation timeline

The European Commission aims to publish its proposal to reform the one-stop-shop process in the coming weeks, and to pass it “before the end of the current mandate.”

24 May 2023

Commission data chief said to waver on UK adequacy

A senior BT lawyer has revealed that the European Commission’s head of international data flows has concerns over whether the UK’s new data protection bill is compatible with the adequacy agreement between the two jurisdictions.

17 May 2023

European Commission faces further fire from spyware committee

Two MEPs leading a report into member states’ use of spyware have redoubled their criticism of the European institutions, alleging a chronic lack of action in addressing the abuse of Pegasus and similar technologies.

09 May 2023

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