The new ePrivacy Regulation proposed by the European Commission contains several noteworthy changes that will significantly expand the privacy protection of electronic communications and upend how websites and browsers operate.
Facebook is being probed by the European Commission for submitting false information in the WhatsApp merger investigation. The probe is focused on Facebook’s claim that it would be impossible to automatically link Facebook and WhatsApp accounts.
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A new deal for EU-U.S. personal data transfers was rushed through after the European Court of Justice invalidated the previous Safe Harbor agreement. It is however still doubtful whether the new framework meets EU data protection requirements.
Seven years after Kosovo's declaration of independence, Kosovo is still facing substantial obstacles to regularising its relationship with the EU. We had a discussion with Kosovo's Minister of Interior Affairs, Skender Hyseni, about what lays ahead.
Roma segregation is frequent in Romania. In Baia Mare, a social-housing complex mostly inhabited by Roma people is becoming a walled-in ghetto. In Roșia, Roma children are sent to segregated schools. Both is allegedly being done for the wellbeing of the children.
The presence of Roma people is a contested and divisive issue across Europe, and oftentimes local authorities make the problem worse by destroying camps and pushing communities from one location to another, thereby stigmatising and reinforcing negative stereotypes.