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Tag: Europe

Tag: Europe

General-purpose AI and Systemic risk in the EU AI Act

As Europe continues to embrace the potential of general-purpose AI, it is essential that a calculated approach is taken to address the systemic risks associated with the technology.    General-purpose Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) models are ones that have a wide range of possible uses, both intended and unintended by the developers. They can be used

EU Institutions Finalize Agreement on the Cyber Resilience Act for Connected Products

The EU institutions have reached a final agreement on the Cyber Resilience Act specifically designed to address the growing concerns about security risks associated with connected products.   In a significant move towards strengthening cybersecurity in Europe, the EU institutions have reached a historic agreement on a new cybersecurity law for connected products. The legislation

EU AI Act: The EU aims to set requirements for artificial intelligence

The EU AI Act is a significant step towards regulating AI, aiming to establish comprehensive requirements and address risks associated with this rapidly advancing technology.   The EU has taken a significant step towards regulating artificial intelligence (AI) by introducing the EU AI Act (the Act). This Act strives to establish a comprehensive rulebook for

New adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework

The European Union and the United States have reached a new agreement on data transfers, which will allow businesses to transfer data from the EU to companies participating in the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.   The European Commission has recently announced a new adequacy decision for EU-US transfers, marking a significant development in the protection

ECJ ruling emphasizes importance of data subject rights to information

The ECJ ruling clarifies that data controllers must provide comprehensive and clear information to data subjects regarding the processing of their personal data, including their right to access and rectify their information.   The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has issued a ruling on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that emphasizes the importance of

ECJ ruling on the right to compensation due to GDPR infringement

A recent ECJ ruling on the right to compensation due to GDPR infringement has clarified that individuals have the right to seek compensation for non-material damage. A recent ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has determined that individuals have the right to compensation for non-material damage as a result of GDPR violations. However,

European Digital Identity Bill moves into trilogue negotiations

The recently approved European Digital Identity Bill is moving into the final stage of negotiations.   The European Parliament recently approved legislation creating an EU wide framework for digital identity, moving the process into the next and final stage of negotiations. The bill would require platforms with more than 45 million European users to accept

OECD definition for Artificial Intelligence settled on by lawmakers

The European Parliament has officially decided to settle on the OECD definition for Artificial Intelligence. The European Parliament has agreed to officially define “artificial intelligence” (AI) technology, a key step towards enacting legislation regulating its use. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s definition of artificial intelligence (AI) has been under consideration by European Union

Cookie consent violations lead to sanctions for TV2 Média Csoport Zrt

Cookie consent violations lead to sanctions for TV2 Média Csoport Zrt from the Hungarian supervisory authority.   The Hungarian Supervisory Authority (SA) has issued a fine to TV2 Média Csoport Zrt for cookie consent violations. The company operates the websites “tenyek.hu” and “tv2play.hu” which make media content available to the public. The two websites also

Cyber Resilience Act compromise text released by the EU Council

The Swedish presidency of the EU Council has recently released a new compromise text on the Cyber Resilience Act.   Following a discussion on the 15th of February,  in a meeting of the horizontal working policy on cyber issues, a partial compromise has come about in relation to the Cyber Resilience Act (“CRA”). According to