Game, set, what’s the catch?

Games are fun. Games are part of the family furniture. But how much do we know about the way we play?

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Chilling energy prices: how are EU consumers faring this winter?

Energy bills are no longer skyrocketing, but they remain high across Europe. Can new rules protect consumers, or do energy transition targets and turbulence in the Middle East make bigger bills inevitable?

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Fighting greenwashing: do it now and do it right

The Green Claims Directive cannot miss this vital opportunity to stop the confusion and deliver trustworthy green labels.

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# Empower people, improve the market

Ten ways Euroconsumers empowers consumers to stay online scam savvy

At the Global Anti Scam Summit, Euroconsumers shares the diverse tools and channels members use to empower consumers and fight online scams.

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# Empower people, improve the market

Me, myself and Generative AI

Inside scoop with 10 consumer takeaways on ChatGPT from Belgium, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

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Empower people, improve the market.

Gathering five national consumer organisations and giving voice to a total of more than 1,5 million people in Italy (Altroconsumo), Belgium (Test Aankoop), Spain (OCU), Portugal (DecoProteste) and Brazil (Proteste), Euroconsumers is the world’s leading consumer cluster in innovative information, personalised services and defence of consumer rights.

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Thu February 22 2024 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Economy

Protectionism vs Globalisation: is the global trade system failing consumers?

Globalisation impacts what's on your plate, in your car, and even your smartphone. But what happens when global trade faces a cris...

Thu December 14 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Digital

Pay or ok: the future rules of the consumer data game?

Multiple newspaper outlets, social media platforms and streaming services have introduced a subscription model for those who want ...

Wed November 08 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Digital

The future of scams: AI enters the ring

Online scams are becoming endemic and cybercriminals have a free run at consumers. New technology like AI can be weaponized to fak...

Thu September 28 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Sustainability

Cultivated meat: the future of food or just another fad?

This month’s #StartTalking will explore innovations in synthetic, lab-grown meat and other alternative proteins in development a...

Thu July 13 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Digital

Data in, Data out: How it shapes ChatGPT and us

This month Start Talking will revisit ChatGPT and other generative AI systems with a two part webinar focusing on data, copyright ...

Thu June 22 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Sustainability

Digital Product Passports: can information power the circular economy?

How better information can help deliver a circular economy that makes the most of our planet’s limited resources and designs out...

Thu June 01 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Economy

The hunger games: are food prices being played?

Food prices have been rising steadily since mid-2021. Today food price inflation in the EU/eurozone stands at over 15%, defying th...

Wed April 26 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Digital

Green and Digital:
at odds or in sync?

All across the world, countries are striving for the joint prize of a green, sustainable economy and digitally-enabled prosperity ...

Thu March 02 2023 15:00:00 GMT+0200
Digital

Chat GPT. Generating chat or cheating change and chaos?

Everyone is fascinated by ChatGPT - the latest impressive iteration of machine learning, which can deliver articulate and readable...

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26.02.2024

CLEAR-X: bringing collective purchasing for sustainable energy solutio...

A new collective purchasing scheme for home sustainable energy technology shows consumers can be an active part of Europe’s energy transition...
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Positioning & Advocacy
15.02.2024

Passenger Mobility Package: it’s time to go the extra mile for c...

The Passenger Mobility Package brings good news on getting problems with package holidays and intermediaries put right, but without decent protection when travel companies and airlines go bust consume...
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News
14.02.2024

Lab-grown meat: EU climate targets cannot afford the luxury of a ban o...

Although untested at scale, lab-grown or cultivated meat could be part of the plan to reduce emissions from meat production, it's too soon to close it off as an option.  ...
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Positioning & Advocacy
06.02.2024

Time to stop toying with children’s safety

New rules to ban harmful chemicals from children’s toys and to improve information, monitoring and enforcement are coming. Great news! But by omitting connected toys and letting platforms off the ho...
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Positioning & Advocacy
29.01.2024

Food prices 2024: what’s cooking in the world of food costs?

Positive news about falling food inflation doesn’t mean the end of high prices and low value for money in the supermarket aisles. ...
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News
19.01.2024

Chilling energy prices: how are EU consumers faring this winter?

Energy bills are no longer skyrocketing, but they remain high across Europe. Can new rules protect consumers, or do energy transition targets and turbulence in the Middle East make bigger bills inevit...
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Online scams: will AI increase the hidden cost on consumers?

Beyond financial loss, scams can have a profound psychological impact, and this is something that is not talked about enough. While the financial losses and methods of scam delivery often make the headlines, victims are left isolated with feelings of shame, guilt, and decreased trust in their own judgment.

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Towards sustainable food systems: empowering consumers and enhancing food sovereignty in the EU

We need to merge innovation with culinary tradition in order to create a sustainable and inclusive food system for everyone. Engaging in the consumer experience and understanding their reality should be the starting point, but achieving food affordability and security demands multifaceted systemic change.

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GenAI: from shock and awe to get stuck in and solve?

Crudely put, industry, investors and governments are excited about its potential, and keen to stake out an early lead in the space, whilst of course acknowledging risks. Civil society on the other hand is trepidatious. Digital rights organisations have a long understanding of how the products of mass, social, data-driven technology can be used to discriminate and exclude people and diminish human rights and wellbeing.

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From Digital Consumers to Digital Citizens: A New Narrative in the Age of AI

Have we considered how every click, search, and digital interaction contributes to the vast ocean of data without which generative AI and LLMs wouldn't exist? After all, we are not just data points; we are, each of us, the architects of the digital future. The choice of what that future becomes is, and should always be, all of ours.

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Can changes made after 2008 protect us from another financial crisis?

‘As such, the regulator must take firm measures to supervise these financial institutions more vigorously. Banking accidents are not limited to the banking sector. The challenges of our societies require an economy that is solid on its foundations.’

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Defunding the disinformation economy

The global misinformation crisis requires global thinking that cuts to the root cause of the problem - its funding and amplification models. We will see more piecemeal action, or action that strives to divert attention, or attribute individual responsibility from those profiting from the disinformation economy until pressure is applied.

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Our European member organisations are part of the umbrella network of BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation. Together we advocate for EU policies that benefit consumers in their daily lives.

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