A draft opinion by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee rapporteur on the Commission’s new copyright proposal presents significant amendments. The draft indicates that Parliament may make a dramatic departure from the original proposal.
The European Commission has released over 550 pages of documents relating to the proposed press publishers right. The documents provide further insight into the stakeholder consultation process on the proposed new right.
The new press publishers right in the Commission’s proposed copyright directive is a radical measure aimed at supporting a news industry in peril. The proposal may however have severe unintended consequences.
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.