information society service

information society service

a concept within European e-commerce comprising any service normally provided for remuneration, at a distance, by means of electronic equipment for the processing (including digital compression) and storage of data, and at the individual request of a recipient of a service. It covers internet service providers. See also CACHING, HOSTING.
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With regard to content regulation (and the question of deciding whether to extend the Directives field of application to Information Society services, currently covered by the Directive on e-business), the Commission considers that a revision of the Directive would be premature, because total media convergence has not yet taken place: "No Information Society service has yet attained the same importance and impact as television broadcasting", the Commission says.
In his complaint, the technology company claimed that the CPC's decision was null and void, and the commission had no right to investigate the business or sanction companies because they are Dutch "information society service providers."
Where an information society service is provided that consists of the transmission in a communication network of information provided by a recipient of the service, or the provision of access to a communication network, Member States shall ensure that the service provider is not liable for the information transmitted, on condition that the provider:
"The definition of 'information society service' in Article 1 of Directive 98/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 June 1998 laying down a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical standards and regulations and of rules of information society services spans a wide range of economic activities which take place on-line.
"'service', any Information Society service, that is to say, any service normally provided for remuneration, at a distance, by electronic means and at the individual request of a recipient of services.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation, a child has to be at least 13 years of age in order for her or his personal data to be processed in the provision of an information society service. Particular protection applies to the use of childrens personal data for marketing purposes or to the creation of a social media account as well as to the collection of childrens personal data in the event of the use of services provided for children directly.
The Regulation was notified under European Parliament and Council Directive (EU) 2015/1535 establishing a procedure for the provision of information in the field of technical regulations and rules on information society services (notification 2016/0345 / BG).
The funds will be allocated within the state regional program "Development of information society services" and are allocated to create access to the Internet and provide the settlement with cellular communication with mobile Internet.
Mr Cowen also used the occasion to sign, on behalf of the European Union, the Convention on Information and Legal Co-operation concerning Information Society Services.
The Electronic Commerce Directive obliges the Commission to present an evaluation report, accompanied if necessary with proposals to adapt it to "legal, technical and economic developments in the field of information society services, notably concerning crime prevention, the protection of minors, consumer protection and the proper working of the Internal Market" (the Directive also required publication of this report no later than July 17, 2003).
Major organization : , THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SOCIETY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
Among the main objectives of the bilateral cooperation between Bulgaria and the Islamic Republic of Iran, which will be achieved with the signing of the document, are elaboration of standardization platforms in the sector and cooperation in the field of information society services such as e-commerce.

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