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
As the EU marks the second anniversary of GDPR, large US tech companies should prepare for regulatory enforcement in the months ahead.
Match Group, which operates dating apps like Tinder, Hinge & OKCupid, has been fined 50,000 euros in Belgium for breaching the EU's data-protection rules.
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.