“Real and Virtual Threats: Europe’s Vulnerability to Disinformation”, Carme Colomina (CIDOB, Spain)

Carme Colomina, Real and Virtual Threats: Europe’s Vulnerability to Disinformation May 2019

How should the European Union address a problem its member states perceive with differing degrees of concern, making divergent risk assessments, and taking different approaches to handling? How can they legislate against disinformation without damaging freedom of expression? Disinformation, or better said, the strategy for facing this new reality, confronts the European Union with some of its most recurrent internal dilemmas: the differing visions of political priorities, rights and values beneath the EU umbrella.

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