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Lunch Debate at the European Parliament: “Cross-Border Access to E-Evidence: Solutions for a European Approach”

Lunch Debate at the European Parliament:  “Cross-Border Access to E-Evidence: Solutions for a European Approach”

Unity on the aim of the e-evidence dossier, but diverging stakeholder views on the proposed mechanism On 27th September, MEP Dalton hosted a lunch debate, organised by EuroISPA, at the European Parliament on cross-border access to electronic evidence, bringing together representatives from the Institutions, civil society and industry. The Commission proposal foresees a new system for the pan-European exchange of …

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EuroISPA regrets Plenary vote on Copyright

EuroISPA regrets Plenary vote on Copyright

Strasbourg, 12 September 2018 – EuroISPA regrets the outcome of today’s vote of the European Parliament in favour of the Copyright Directive reform. A majority of MEPs have decided to impose upload filters on platforms, and to create an ancillary copyright which might ultimately restrict Europeans’ ability to freely share information online. They have ignored pleas and warnings coming from hundreds …

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Terrorist Content Online: EuroISPA concerned as Commission privatises law enforcement

Terrorist Content Online: EuroISPA concerned as Commission privatises law enforcement

Brussels, 12 September 2018- Less than one week after the transposition of the Directive on Combatting Terrorism, the European Commission has published its proposal on “preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online”. EuroISPA strongly criticises the steps towards the further privatisation of law enforcement, as the proposal would oblige hosting service providers to proactively decide on the legality of allegedly terrorist …

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Copyright Vote – EuroISPA’s recommendations

Copyright Vote – EuroISPA’s recommendations

Brussels, 11 September 2018 – Tomorrow, the European Parliament will vote on the Copyright Directive reform. MEPs will choose whether to support an open and free Internet or to endorse upload filters, endangering Europeans’ ability to freely share information online. Article 13 – protecting freedom of speech and creativity Several amendments would render platforms directly liable for the infringements made …

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Copyright Directive: European Parliament listens to civil society and industry and rejects JURI report

Copyright Directive: European Parliament listens to civil society and industry and rejects JURI report

Brussels, 5 July 2018 – Today, the European Parliament rejected the Legal Affairs’ Committee (JURI) draft report on the Copyright Directive reform, deeming it premature to enter into negotiations with the Council. EuroISPA welcomes this decision, as the current text would hurt the European Internet ecosystem and its users. We call on the European Parliament to improve the text ahead of …

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