EC establishes a European Declaration on Digital rights and principles for the Digital Decade
The European Commission ( EC) has established a European Declaration on Digital rights and principles for the Digital Decade and has been communicated through a speech by Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice President of the European Commission. Executive Vice President Vestager in her speech highlights the main objectives of the Declaration and why it is so imperative. She especially touched on the fact that Digital transformation is taking a center stage in the lives of Europeans and this has become even more pronounced in the advent of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Declaration which spells out a set of key principles will do two main things according to Vesteger. Firstly, it will inform everyone of their rights and secondly, it will inspire the actions of all actors involved in the digital transformation which is occurring on a daily basis.