Vera Jurova

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Almost nine in 10 Irish people said they want internet platforms to disclose the amount of money they receive from political parties and campaign groups.

Irish people are concerned about the data they share online being used for political purposes with many wanting social networks to abide by a moratori(...)

There was a definite sense of unease about the role of technology in society among speakers and attendees at this year’s conference. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

There were dark clouds over Lisbon earlier this week with many of those arriving for the start of Web Summit a little taken aback by the lack of sunsh(...)

Canadian whistleblower Christopher Wylie speaks on the centre stage of the annual Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Tech companies are colonising society and Facebook in particular is our generation’s East India Company, one of the world’s best known whistleblowers (...)

Vera Jurova, the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality was speaking on the first full day of this year’s Web Summit in Lisbon

The European Commission is considering introducing heavy fines for political parties who misuse voters’ data as it looks to “end the online anarchy ar(...)