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Meta EU ad-free subscription: "Privacy for the rich"

TechRadar 28 Nov 2023
The social media giant's new model is facing its first privacy challenges in the EU as an Austrian digital rights group filed a complaint. Here's all you need to know ... .
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EU stops advertising on X over hate speech. Fines could follow next year

CNN 22 Nov 2023
The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, could impose a fine of more than $100 million on X if the company is found to have breached tough new EU rules aimed at cleaning up digital media ... Social media companies operating in the EU are bound by obligations set out in the ...
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EU's Gatekeeper Status and Media Dynamics

Finance Magnates 20 Nov 2023
Beyond the immediate objectives of the DMA, an examination of the broader implications for the digital media ecosystem becomes pertinent as the gatekeeper status might set precedent for the EU to actively moderate and shape narratives within the digital media landscape, akin to the influences observed in traditional media.
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Battling online racism: Uncovering a disturbing trend

Ghana Business News 20 Nov 2023
On a broader scale, the European Union has recognized the urgency to combat hate speech and racism in digital environments. Recent revisions to the EU’s regulations for audiovisual media services aim to create a more balanced playing field between traditional television broadcasters and on-demand services.
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EU officials agree to launch ‘Digital Identity Wallet,’ threatening the privacy of citizens

Life Site 09 Nov 2023
(LifeSiteNews) — EU officials have agreed on a legal framework to introduce a “digital identity wallet” that threatens the privacy of citizens, according to cybersecurity experts ... Over 500 scientists, cybersecurity experts, and researchers signed an open letter criticizing the EU’s digital ID plan.
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Google, Meta win court fight to rein in rulemakers across EU

Stars and Stripes 09 Nov 2023
The Austrian rules took effect ahead of the EU’s Digital Services Act, a new set of digital rules that oblige social media companies to hire more content moderators and use risk mitigation to decrease the spread of harmful content ... Subsequent rules passed by the EU and are now in force and “having an impact.”.
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Youth Vision vs. UK Government Stagnation

Cryptopolitan 09 Nov 2023
Its acceptance of EU rules for certain matters, such as workers’ rights, contrasts with its resistance to others, like trade and customs ... However, they criticize the EU’s proposed Media Freedom Act and Digital Services Act for not going far enough to protect media outlets from political interference and ensure disinformation warnings.
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Calls for greater oversight of social media companies to tackle disinformation

RTE 08 Nov 2023
A leading expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has called for greater oversight of social media companies in order to tackle the spread of disinformation ... Under the EU's new online safety rules, the Digital Services Act (DSA), social media companies will be obliged to share more information about how their algorithms work.
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Abstinence is not aim of Tal-Ibwar’s drug rehab programme; scope is to combat problematic abuse

The Malta Independent 05 Nov 2023
“We need to heal the trauma and equip them with the skills to be able to find healing,” he said ...   ...   ... Mercieca also mentioned other educational programmes in digital media, photography, videography, and digital production that are on offer at Tal-Ibwar with the aid of EU funds.  . The benefits of adventure therapy ...  .
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Classifying intermediaries in the upcoming DIA

Hindustan Times 28 Oct 2023
... Wales defines "digital intermediary" and classifies within its definition services such as social media platforms, electronic messaging services, etc. At the same time, the European Union (EU) under its Digital Services Act uses a definition like the present Indian definition.
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EU signs digital services agreement with Ireland

RTE 23 Oct 2023
The European Commission has signed an administrative arrangement with the newly established media regulator, Coimisiún na Meán, to support new EU online safety rules. The Digital Services Act (DSA) requires big tech firms to do more to police illegal and harmful content on their platforms.
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Business digest

Billings Gazette 22 Oct 2023
The 27-nation bloc’s executive branch on Thursday formally requested that the social media companies provide information on how they’re complying with pioneering new digital rules aimed at cleaning up online platforms ... Elon Musk’s social media platform X faced the EU's first formal request under the rules last week.
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‘Let that sink in!’ The 13 tweets that tell the story of Elon Musk’s turbulent first year at Twitter (or X)

The Observer 22 Oct 2023
Social media had accepted its culpability in profiting from division ... The war sharpened focus on the EU’s new Digital Services Act, which has powers to hold social media to account for failure to take steps to prevent the spread of misinformation.
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Meta, TikTok needs to fight false info

Billings Gazette 21 Oct 2023
Elon Musk's social media platform X faced the EU's first formal request under the rules last week.
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AP Business SummaryBrief at 6:42 p.m. EDT

Enid News & Eagle 21 Oct 2023
The 27-nation bloc’s executive branch on Thursday formally requested that the social media companies provide information on how they’re complying with pioneering new digital rules aimed at cleaning up online platforms ... Elon Musk’s social media platform X faced the EU's first formal request under the rules last week.

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