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In public Wi-Fi case, European Court of Justice takes significant step forward for the information society

In public Wi-Fi case, European Court of Justice takes significant step forward for the information society

Brussels – 16.03.2016: Today the European Court of Justice took a significant step forward in strengthening the legislative infrastructure that underpins the European information society. In a preliminary Opinion on the “McFadden case”, the Court’s Advocate General (AG) has found that operators of free public Wi-Fi cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed on their networks. This assessment represents …

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Privacy Shield: Draft Adequacy Decision an important step on road to restoring trust and certainty in data transfers

Privacy Shield: Draft Adequacy Decision an important step on road to restoring trust and certainty in data transfers

Brussels – 29.02.2016: Today’s publication of the draft Privacy Shield Adequacy Decision constitutes an important step on the road to restoring trust and legal certainty to transatlantic data transfers. As representative of 2500 Internet Services Providers across Europe, EuroISPA has consistently advocated for a strong legal framework that encourages innovation while safeguarding our network users’ privacy and data protection. While …

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EuroISPA statement on proposed Directive on Combatting Terrorism

Brussels – 22 February 2016 : EuroISPA members take the misuse of their services to disseminate radical and terror content very seriously, and strongly support a clear legislative framework through which swift and effective actions can be taken. Indeed, all EuroISPA members – from access providers to platforms – engage in specific cooperation with law enforcement authorities that reflects their technical …

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Safer Internet Day: Encouraging progress made as ISPs continue efforts to create safer online experience

Safer Internet Day: Encouraging progress made as ISPs continue efforts to create safer online experience

Brussels – 09.02.2016: To mark Safer Internet Day 2016, the European Internet Services Providers Association (EuroISPA) has reiterated the crucial role of Internet Hotlines in sustaining the fight against Child Sexual Abuse Material and other illegal content online. As representative of close to 2500 service providers along the Internet value chain, EuroISPA members have been at the forefront of efforts …

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EuroISPA: Privacy Shield political agreement is a step in the right direction

EuroISPA: Privacy Shield political agreement is a step in the right direction

Brussels – 03.02.2015: EuroISPA has been supportive of the efforts of the European Commission, US Department of Commerce, and the Article 29 Working Group to realise a data transfer mechanism that supports transatlantic trade and maintains consumer trust in the Information Society. In that context, we commend the recent political agreement on the new Privacy Shield framework. We also note …

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