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Marietje Schaake
Marietje Schaake

Marietje Schaake

International Policy Director, Stanford's Cyber Policy Center & Fmr. Member, European Parliament

Marietje Schaake is international policy director and international policy fellow at Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center and Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, respectively. She is a former member of the European Parliament from the Netherlands, and was a member of D66, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe political group. She is also the founder of the European Parliament Intergroup on the Digital Agenda for Europe, a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and an adviser to the Center for Humane Technology. Schaake was featured by Politico as one of the 28 most influential Europeans in the class of 2017.

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"It’s time we looked into how the curating of information, as it’s presented to users, can affect the rule of law online across Europe. Think about how, whenever fair economic or industrial competition is at stake, anti-trust authorities can demand that companies provide sensitive information."

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

An interview between techdirt's Flemming Rose and Marietje Schaake.

Friday, March 1, 2019

"Marietje Schaake 05 Apr 2017 plenary speech on Hate speech, populism, and fake news on social media – towards an EU response."

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

"According to Schaake, inviting representatives from all sectors – government, businesses, civil society, and academia – to connect in one space can bridge existing gaps between technology and policy circles and, in the end, lead to better results."

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

"Last April, when 34 technology companies announced their membership of a Cybersecurity Tech Accord, it was portrayed as proof that the private sector was, at long last, taking responsibility for protecting civilians online — something governments had conspicuously failed to do. Since then, the ranks of signatories to the self-imposed cybersecurity standards has more than doubled."

Thursday, January 17, 2019

"MEP Marietje Schaake (D66/ALDE): 'Unfortunately the good parts on enhancing transparency and accountability for the removal of illegal content are completely overshadowed by the parts that encourage automated measures by online platforms.'"

Thursday, September 28, 2017
"It does not fully address the key catalyst of the dissemination of disinformation, which are the in-transparent algorithms and the online advertising models that dominate most technology platforms," Schaake said in a statement.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

“A former member of the European Parliament has some advice for the new batch of MEPs on how to legislate for technological change.”

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

“Last April, when 34 technology companies announced their membership of a Cybersecurity Tech Accord, it was portrayed as proof that the private sector was, at long last, taking responsibility for protecting civilians online — something governments had conspicuously failed to do. Since then, the ranks of signatories to the self-imposed cybersecurity standards has more than doubled.”

Thursday, January 17, 2019

“Marietje and Azeem discuss the governance of the cyberspace, responsibility of technology companies, and the new era of geopolitical competition in cyber space.”

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

“A conversation between Danish journalist Flemming Rose and Marietje Schaake about regulating internet platforms.”

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

“’Facebook has consistently been tone-deaf about major concerns brought to their attention,’ said Marietje Schaake, a Dutch liberal member of the European Parliament who specializes in tech issues.”

Wednesday, January 23, 2019