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The EU Commission clears a €360.1m French media support scheme

The EU Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a €360.1 million French scheme to support the distribution of copies of subscribed print media from media outlets that provide political, general or sports information. Support will take the form of direct grants to eligible media publishers. The scheme aims to finance part of the

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Cybersecurity: New law to strengthen EU-wide resilience

Rules requiring EU countries to meet stricter supervisory and enforcement measures and harmonise their sanctions were approved by MEPs on Thursday. The legislation, already agreed between MEPs and the Council in May, will set tighter cybersecurity obligations for risk management, reporting obligations and information sharing. The requirements cover incident response, supply chain security, encryption and

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Europe’s Digital Services Act enters into force

Brussels, 16 November 2022 Today a landmark new set of EU rules for a safer and more accountable online environment enters into force with the Digital Services Act (DSA). The DSA applies to all digital services that connect consumers to goods, services, or content. It creates comprehensive new obligations for online platforms to reduce harms and counter

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EU Commission Q&A: The EU copyright rules

Brussels, 4 June 2021 What is the new Copyright Directive about? Digital technologies have transformed the way creative content is produced, distributed and accessed. The Copyright Directive is a new piece of EU legislation that brings the copyright rules up to date with those changes and with the online world. It aims to create a comprehensive framework,

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The European Digital Rights and Principles – Background

Link The Commission has proposed a declaration on European digital rights and principles to promote a digital transition shaped by European values. The Commission wants to ensure people are empowered to fully enjoy the opportunities that the digital decade brings. So, it has proposed a set of European digital rights and principles that reflect EU

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Monitoring regulatory policies

Regulatory monitoring services are a key expertise of Comecon Media. We are monitoring almost all parts of regulation in the European Union, as well as several national and global sources of regulation.  In our understanding, regulatory processes start whenever a legal proposal is internally discussed or drafted, monitor the debate and amendments, and look at

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The EU Directive on television and radio programmes – EU Commission Q&A

By CM – June 04, 2021 Brussels, 4 June 2021 What were the challenges for online transmission and retransmission of television and radio programmes that the new Directive on television and radio programmes is addressing? Broadcasters are increasingly offering their broadcasts online (for instance through their simulcasting or catch-up services). However, such online programming often remained unavailable in other

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