"the EUROPEAN commission requires that trade associations and the american nätjättarna work harder in the fight against desinformationskampanjer from, for example, Russia before the EU parliamentary elections in may."
"According to the commission, companies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and Mozilla have made some progress by removing fake accounts and check for suspicious sites – but more need to."
" We need to go further and work faster before may, when the election of a new parliament, says the EU's säkerhetskommissionär Julian King."
"He air his concerns after the commission released a first report on what internetaktörerna made to meet the demands of the backdrop against desinformationen that came in last year. The companies must, among other things, be clearer with the actors who are behind the ads with political messages and seek to work with member states and EU bodies in the creation of a kind of alarm system to be launched in march, the commission believes."
"Andrus Ansip, the european commissioner for the digital market, believes that the nätaktörer that have acceded to the commission's code of ethics has acted in order to give users more details about what the senders to an ad or story is."
"– Now, they should ensure that these tools are available for all across the EU, monitoring their effectiveness and constantly adapt to new methods used by those who spread misinformation, " says Ansip."
"He was the former prime minister of Estonia, one of the countries that have been particularly vulnerable to campaigns by Russia against its negative have been singled out for."
"On Monday announced Facebook's ceo Mark Zuckerberg that the company establish two separate operational departments to monitor and prevent valpåverkan."