Correspondent, Technology & Telecom
Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.
Selected Insights by Cynthia
Companies' direct-marketing practices have come under scrutiny in Finland to check their compliance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, the country's deputy data-protection ombudsman has told MLex.
EU telecom operators and tech companies expect the new European Commission, which took office in December, to put forward some of its digital plans in coming weeks, including rules on artificial intelligence.
Scour a big tech company dabbling in artificial intelligence and chances are it already has an ethics guidelines document somewhere on the company server.
Google’s speech-assistance system's compliance with the EU’s data-protection rules is the subject of an investigation initiated today by Hamburg's data protection authority.
Tech giants such as Amazon, Facebook and Google should be subject to updated competition rules that force them to share data and allow EU authorities to investigate their market dominant position, Mona Keijzer, the Dutch state secretary for economic affairs, told MLex.