Amsterdam, 11 November 2020 - Recently, cabaret artist Arjen Lubach called on the social media giants to take action with regard to 'the mythical trap'. Is democratic decision-making burdened by streams of fake news, alternative facts and other post-truth perils? If so, who will fix it? In the midst of a pandemic, and with national elections looming, much is at stake. Together with the Council for Public Administration, we assess in De Balie the state of truth-finding and democracy in the digitized public sphere. In a triptych, we take a critical look at the influence of digitization on our democracy.
The Internet Marathon: A conversation about The Internet for twelve hours with Evgeny Morozov, Francesca Bria, Roosbeef, Peter Pomerantsev and Marleen Stikker, among others
Amsterdam, 5 August 2020 - We have been living with the internet for more than half a century now. What has it brought us? And what price do we pay for it? Together with Bits of Freedom and more than 30 (inter) national guests, De Balie will dive into all the depths of the world wide web during The Internet Marathon on Sunday 13 September.
Ede, July 10, 2020 - With the entry into force of the Platform-to-business regulation (P2b regulation) on July 12, 2020, medium and large platforms are obliged to set up an internal complaints handling system and to provide two or more external intermediaries. to appoint. Thuiswinkel.org takes its responsibility as an advocate and starts an independent mediation service.
Removing a review from Google is possible in some cases and in other situations it becomes quite difficult to do this. It is therefore mainly dependent on the situation. Do you want to delete a Google review that you have posted yourself or do you want to delete a review posted by someone else about you? Here you can read everything about the removal of Google reviews, the rules of Google and your options as a recipient of a negative review in 2020.
Amazon announced on January 15 that it will launch new categories this year, in addition to the books that are now only available on Amazon.nl. Dutch and foreign companies that want to offer their products via Amazon in the Netherlands can now register on services.amazon.nl. The official start seems to come at the end of February.
Consultation on Minimum Remuneration for Self-Employed Persons and Self-employed Persons Declaration
Self-employed entrepreneurs must prove that they do not have a disguised employment contract with one client. The Government did not consider the Employment Relationship Statement sufficient. The model agreements that professional bumblebee Wiebes came up with, the DBA Act, were postponed. Now there are new plans and the self-employed may respond to the bill for the Minimum Compensation for Self-Employed Persons Act and self-employed persons declaration.