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Internet associations call for a balanced e-Evidence legislation

Brussels, 06 January 2019: EuroISPA has co-signed a statement calling the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission to strike the right balance between expanding law enforcement’s ability to gather electronic evidence and protecting fundamental rights in the new e-Evidence legislation. In the joint statement, 11 associations representing the European Internet Industry and users, welcome the European Parliament’s efforts to lead the […]

EuroISPA presents its Principles for the Future of the EU Intermediary Liability Framework

Brussels, 13 November 2019: EuroISPA has published its guiding principles for policy development in the context of the possible revision of the current EU intermediary liability framework. As the discussions around the reopening of the E-Commerce Directive intensify in Brussels and the new Commission’s President, Ursula von der Leyen, sets the Digital Services Act as priority in […]

EuroISPA to participate to stakeholder dialogue on Article 17 of the Copyright Directive

Brussels, 8 October 2019: EuroISPA has been selected as a member of the European Commission’s stakeholder dialogue under Article 17 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The dialogue, which follows an unprecedented controversial discussion last year will gather a wide range of stakeholders to discuss possible practical solutions for the implementation of Article […]

61 industry associations call for reassessment of ePrivacy proposal

Brussels, 8 October 2019: 61 European trade associations, including EuroISPA, urged Member States to ask the European Commission to reconsider its proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation in an open letter. The draft ePrivacy Regulation was proposed in January 2017. However, several questions about the essential aspects of the proposal remain unanswered. The current ePrivacy proposal […]

EuroISPA strongly supports end-to-end encryption and opposes calls for backdoors

Brussels, 7 October 2019: The UK, Australia, and the United States asked Facebook and other companies to delay their plans to implement end-to-end encryption across their messaging services and to provide law enforcement with lawful access to their users’ encrypted content. In this context, EuroISPA reiterates its support for strong encryption, a fundamental element to ensure […]


Brussels, 21 August 2019: It is with great sadness that we have learnt today about the loss of Giovanni Buttarelli, the European Data Protection Supervisor. Through his immense contribution to the debate about data protection and privacy, he highlighted the interdependence between this matter and the transformation of society, economy, and technology as a whole. […]

EuroISPA report on Priority Flagging Partnerships in Practice

We are happy to share EuroISPA’s report on Priority Flagging Partnerships in Practice. The document provides a first structured insight into best practices from companies with priority flagging partnerships in place in order to improve their management of illegal content online, where the information was gathered through a written survey shared amongst EuroISPA Forum Members […]

EuroISPA Annual Report 2018

We are happy to share  EuroISPA’s Annual Report for 2018, which documents the achievements and engagement of the Association over the course of last year. The Annual Report provides an overview of the Association’s actions and outreach in 2018, from terrorist content online and ePrivacy, from data retention to the e-evidence proposal, the Report showcases […]

10 organisations share concerns on unworkable 1-hour timeframes to remove terrorist content online

Brussels, 5 April 2019: EuroISPA and nine other organisations from the digital sector and civil society call on the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee to adopt the proposal on tackling the dissemination of terrorist content online without an unworkable one-hour timeframe to remove content.  The proposed timeframe does not take into account the size and economic […]