A new controversial Internet law in Turkey

A new controversial Internet law in Turkey The Law on Regulation of Broadcasts via Internet and Prevention of Crimes Committed through Such Broadcasts in Turkey has been recently amended and has entered into force on 1 October 2020. Turkish authorities have justified the change in legislation by the peculiarities of social networks’ communication. Social networks…

Public consultation on the Guidelines on the targeting of social media users (Guidelines)

Public consultation on the Guidelines on the targeting of social media users (Guidelines) The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has recently launched public consultation on the Guidelines on the targeting of social media users. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) is an independent European body competent to contribute to the consistent application of data protection…

Facebook’s EU-US data transfer mechanism ‘cannot be used’, Irish regulator says

Facebook’s EU-US data transfer mechanism ‘cannot be used’, Irish regulator says (Reuters) – The key mechanism used by Facebook to transfer data from the European Union to the United States “cannot in practice be used” for such transfers, according to Ireland’s Data Protection Commission, Facebook said on Wednesday. The U.S. social media giant said in…

lisbon symposium

Lisbon symposium

On behalf of the organizing team it is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the upcoming Regional symposium  titled: “SOCIAL MEDIA, FAKE NEWS AND CYBERSECURITY”   The regional COMPACT symposium is taking place at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Library Building, 2nd Floor, Room Exposições) in Lisbon, on 20.02.2020   Program:  

Riga

Riga Symposium

On behalf of the organizing team it is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the upcoming Regional symposium  titled: “Disinformation, Media Literacy and Social Media Regulation”   The regional COMPACT symposium is taking place at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Social Sciences, Isaiah Berlin auditorium (Lauvas street 4, Riga, Latvia), on 10 December 2019.…