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Commissioner to work with Naughton towards EU regulation of social media
The EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society has agreed to work with Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton towards regulating social media with EU-wide legislation.
Naughton to press Commissioner on EU-wide legislation to regulate social media
Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Oireachtas Communications Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, will tomorrow [Tues] press the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society to propose legislation to regulate social media.
Naughton secures agreement to work towards a UN convention on social media governance
Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton attended the ‘International Grand Committee’ in Westminster today and signed ‘International Principles for the law governing the internet’ on behalf of the Oireachtas Committee on Communications.
Unprecedented ‘Grand Committee’ to set out blueprint for regulation of social media – Naughton
Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton will travel to Westminster next Tuesday (November 27th) for a meeting of the International Grand Committee on Communications.
Climate Committee must outline a carbon tax roadmap in January – Naughton
The Climate Action Committee must outline a roadmap towards carbon pricing in its report in January, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Naughton disappointed as Zuckerberg refuses to attend international hearing
Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton has voiced her disappointment at the refusal of Facebook’s chief Mark Zuckerberg to attend an international hearing concerning the growth of fake news and disinformation.
Naughton to Represent Ireland at International Grand Committee at Westminster
Fine Gael TD Hildegarde Naughton intends to question Facebook’s chief Mark Zuckerberg about the growth of fake news and disinformation at an international communications committee.
Chair of Climate Action Committee to seek cross party support for Bill banning microbeads
Chair of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, has welcomed the publication of legislation to ban microbeads.
Government support will help promote quality journalism – Naughton
Chairperson of the Oireachtas Communications Committee Hildegarde Naughton has welcomed the retention of a nine-percent VAT rate for newspapers, and a reduction of the rate to nine percent for online publications.
Redevelopment of Sportsground will be a huge boost to Galway – Naughton
Connacht Rugby has revealed plans for a €30-million redevelopment of the Sportsground, which will transform its home into a top-class 12,000-capacity stadium and high-performance training centre.