Will Copyright Directive Destroy the Open Internet?

The international conference “Will Copyright Directive Destroy the Open Internet?” will be held in Tallinn, in Nordic Hotel Forum, on March 22nd. The participants are founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales, Executive Director of Estonian Human Rights Centre Kari Käsper, member of Czech Pirate Party Marcel Kolaja, Google Public Policy and Government Relations…

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Estonian MEPs Yana Toom, Urmas Paet nominated for MEP Awards

Two of Estonia’s members of the European Parliament, Yana Toom (Centre/ALDE) and Urmas Paet (Reform/ALDE), have been nominated for the parliament’s awards, which were set up to recognise distinguished efforts of members in various fields of legislative work, News.ERR reports. Mr Paet was nominated for the 2019 MEP Award for…

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Virtual Exchange for digital skills and global citizenship

On the 6th of February in the European Parliament (ASP 5G1) MEP Yana Toom will hold the workshop “Virtual Exchange for digital skills and global citizenship”. The purpose of the workshop is to present Virtual Exchange, an innovative approach to the use of digital technologies in education currently being piloted…

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Yana Toom-authored report slamming Council of EU wins parliament majority

The European Parliament has approved a report compiled by MEP Yana Toom (Centre/ALDE) concerning transparency of the Council of the European Union’s work, News.ERR reports. “The work of the European Parliament is completely transparent,” said Yana Toom, who has been working with German MEP Jo Leinen (Social Democratic Party/PES) according…

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Yana Toom: Fight for Copyright Is Splitting Europe

Before the vote on the Copyright Directive, MEP Yana Toom sent a letter to her colleagues in the European Parliament, warning them against irresponsible and superficial take on this rather ambiguous document. The letter reads as follows: “I’m very sorry to see that the discussion surrounding the copyright directive has…

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