The trend of digitalisation taking place at an extremely fast pace resulted in a gap between the state of technological innovation and relevant legal regulation. In order to ensure effective protection of fundamental rights, it is crucial that EU legal framework is brought in line with the recent digital transformations.
The main objectives of this policy brief are to:
1. describe the societal implications of digitalisation in the EU;
2. reflect on potential threats to fundamental rights posed by digital tools deployed by both public and private actors;
3. recommend changes to the EU legislation that could enhance protection of fundamental rights in the light of digitalisation.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jun 2020

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