EU Advisors Publish New Opinion on Democracy and Tech

A new opinion by a group of advisors to the European Commission aims to address ‘democracy in the digital age’. The opinion, which looks at both the positive opportunities and the risks of technology for the democratic process, features a set of recommendations for policy makers.

‘Democracy in Peril’ was published by the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies. Among its recommendations are measures to encourage public participation and critical digital literacy, as well as ‘more coherent regulation of technology’.

More information is available on the website of the European Commission.


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