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EPRA's Work Programme for 2016 adopted
posted on 12 February, 2016   (public)
EPRA's Work Programme for 2016 adopted   Further to a large consultation, the EPRA Executive Board approved the final Work Programme on 4 February in Zagreb. EPRA’s annual WP aims to enhance transparency for members and external stakeholders of EPRA’s...
EPRA meets in Nuremberg to discuss the future of the digital media ecosystem
posted on 10 November, 2015   (public)
EPRA meets in Nuremberg to discuss the future of the digital media ecosystem The 42nd EPRA meeting took place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 28 to 30 October 2015 at the joint invitation of the German regulators. On this occasion, about 150 delegates representing the totality...
EPRA Autumn Meeting changes location
posted on 16 July, 2015   (public)
EPRA Autumn Meeting changes location Due to force majeure circumstances, out of the control of our colleagues of the National Broadcasting Council of Romania, the CNA has asked to reschedule its hosting of the EPRA meeting for autumn 2017; the EPRA Board has agreed to this...

EPRA News

EPRA publishes comparative paper on public service content in the digital age: the role of regulators
posted on 02 April, 2019   (public)
Paper highlights trend towards reinforced powers of independent NRAs with regard to the assessment of PSM performance On 2 April 2019, EPRA published the final version of a comparative background document titled "Public service and public interest content in the...
EPRA Chairperson's Report for 2018
posted on 01 April, 2019   (public)
Assessing progress against EPRA's strategic goals and objectives The meeting of the EPRA Executive Board on 1 February 2019 in Munich was the occasion to adopt the EPRA Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2019.  It...
European Media Literacy week: EPRA highlights essential role that independent regulators can play
posted on 25 March, 2019   (public)
EPRA represented in European Commission and Council of Europe MIL events The goal of the first European Media Literacy Week was to raise awareness of the importance of media literacy across Europe and to highlight different existing initiatives, in particular those at regional...

Regulation News

Data protection and children: ICO released final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code
posted on 30 January, 2020   (public)
Ambitious standards at the core of a risk-based approach to take into account the best interests of the child On 21 January 2020, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has released its final version of the Age Appropriate Design Code which...
Refusal to investigate hate speech comments: ECHR condemns Lithuania
posted on 20 January, 2020   (public)
The European Court of Human Rights held that the discriminatory attitude of the Lithuanian justice authorities deprived the applicants of their right to an effective remedy   The facts: In 2014, two young men posted on Facebook a photograph of them kissing.  The...
Blocking access to content previously declared unlawful: a new obligation for online platforms?
posted on 15 January, 2020   (public)
The well-established principle of host providers' limited liability is in the hot seat As enshrined in the Directive on Electronic Commerce of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000, the host service provider cannot be liable for the content stored...