Věra Jourová

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Person.png Věra Jourová   WikiquoteRdf-icon.png
(teacher, politician, businesswoman, lawyer)
Třebíč, Czechoslovakia
Alma materCharles University
PartyANO 2011

Employment.png Minister of Regional Development

In office
29 January 2014 - 8 October 2014

Employment.png Member of Parliament for Vysočina Region

In office
26 October 2013 - 21 October 2014

Employment.png Member of the Chamber of Deputies

In office
26 October 2013 - 21 October 2014

Věra Jourová is the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality. She has demanded that tech companies censor their content, or the EU would introduce legal restrictions.

"Fake News"

Full article: Rated 3/5 “Fake News”

She told the Financial Times "If Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft want to convince me and the ministers that the non-legislative approach can work, they will have to act quickly and make a strong effort in the coming months... The last weeks and months have shown that social media companies need to live up to their important role and take up their share of responsibility when it comes to phenomena like online radicalisation, illegal hate speech or fake news."

18 August 1964|