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Stakeholders briefed on key intermediary liability issues at EuroISPA BOZAR event

Stakeholders briefed on key intermediary liability issues at EuroISPA BOZAR event

The exhibition space of Brussels’ BOZAR EXPO was the scene of intense policy discussion on Monday 11 May, as policymakers and industry stakeholders gathered for EuroISPA’s Intermediary Liability in the Digital Single Market briefing. The lunch event featured a keynote speech by Mrs Jasmin Battista, Member of Cabinet, Commission Vice-President Ansip. Mrs Battista took the opportunity to brief attendees on …

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Success of DSM strategy will depend on innovation-friendly intermediary liability environment

Success of DSM strategy will depend on innovation-friendly intermediary liability environment

Tomorrow’s publication of the Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy will be a key moment in the drive to create an enhanced and competitive digital Europe,  open to operators of any size, nature and establishment. That said, the European Internet Services Providers Association (EuroISPA) believes it is paramount that policymakers remain focused of the necessity of an innovation-friendly liability environment for Internet intermediaries. …

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Joint Stakeholder statement on the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

Att: Delegations to the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) We, the undersigned stakeholders, urge that CSTD Resolution on the WSIS review reflect the following recommendations: The Resolution should recognise the significant progress achieved by information and communications technologies (ICTs) over the the last 10 years as outlined in the comprehensive CSTD review report. ICT has had a …

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New data on performance of Hotlines highlight their essential role in creating a safer Internet for children

New data on performance of Hotlines highlight their essential role in creating a safer Internet for children

New data on the performance of European Internet Hotlines has further highlighted their effectiveness as a means of fighting Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) online. The data, compiled by the INHOPE network of 51 Hotlines in 45 countries worldwide, point to an ever-improving reporting and takedown rate of illegal content. In 2014, 98% of verified reports of CSAM on the …

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EuroISPA: Proposed NIS Directive text could hamper creation of a true digital single market

EuroISPA: Proposed NIS Directive text could hamper creation of a true digital single market

The proposed Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive could create significant barriers to the creation of a true Digital Single Market (DSM). In an open letter to Commissioners, their cabinets, and MEPs, the Security Alliance for Europe (SAFE) Coalition has highlighted the worrying shortfalls in the current Directive text. The SAFE coalition comprises industry associations from along the entire Internet …

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