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1 February 2018

German Ministry Conducted a Research on Economic Impact of ePrivacy Regulation

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy had mandated an economic impact of the ePrivacy Regulation on online advertising and ad-based digital business model. The […]
18 January 2018

Article 29 Working Party Published Draft Guidelines on Consent and Transparency

The Article 29 Working Party has put forward proposals for two new guidelines on consent and transparency under the EU General Data Protection Regulation. These two draft […]
4 January 2018

Bulgaria’s EU Presidency: Key Priorities Outlined

The Republic holds the presidency of the Council of the EU since the 1st of January for the first six months of 2018. The presidency with […]
7 December 2017

FEDMA Defends Industry Position on ePrivacy Regulation at Privacy Platform

On November 9, European Parliament Privacy Platform held a session with the theme “Track or Treat!” Behavioural targeting and online privacy’ during IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress. The panel hosted […]
23 November 2017

Commission 2018 work programme includes proposal on fairness in platform-to-business relations and a new Deal for Consumers

The Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented the Commission Work Programme for 2018, entitled: An agenda for a more united, stronger and more democratic Europe”. Most […]
9 November 2017

Adequacy of Privacy Shield Confirmed Albeit With Recommendations

On the 18th October 2017, the European Commission published its first annual report on the functioning of the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield, the aim of which […]
26 October 2017

Press Release – FEDMA Regrets Missed Opportunity to Further Discuss of ePrivacy Regulation in European Parliament

26 October 2017 – Today, the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, confirmed the mandate for negotiations on the ePrivacy Regulation. The mandate received a short majority with […]
25 October 2017

ePrivacy: MEPs Adopt Extreme Report In LIBE Committee

On 19th October, the Civil Liberties justice and home affairs committee (LIBE committee) adopted the report of MEP Marju Lauristin for the review of the ePrivacy […]
12 October 2017

The ePrivacy Regulation Can Turn Online Experience into “A Bad Movie”

The draft version of ePrivacy Regulation is aimed to reinforce trust and security in the Digital Single Market as well as to make it easier for […]
6 October 2017

Schrems case continues: Irish court to refer Standard Contractual Clauses to the Court of Justice of the European Union

After invalidated the Safe Harbour agreement to transfer personal data to the US, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will soon be asked […]
28 September 2017

92% Europeans would reduce use of internet services if switched to pay access

FEDMA article – Most of the EU citizens are not willing to pay for any services or content online, while 9 out of 10 users say that […]
14 September 2017

Commission’s Vision on Digital Single Market in Junker State of the European Union Speech

FEDMA Article – On Wednesday, September 13, the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker presented his annual State of the Union speech in front of […]