FOLLOW-UP PROVIDED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION TO THE OPINIONS OF THE
21 December 2022
The EESC would like to stress that while The Commission recognises the the EU Youth Test is built on the key importance of checking the relevance for objectives of the EU Youth Strategy and the the youth of policy initiatives across all European Year of Youth, both emphasise the areas of policy-making as an integral part importance of youth mainstreaming in policy- of its better regulation agenda. [...] The EESC acknowledges the reference to The Commission agrees that engaging the EU Youth Test in the Commission's the youth and having their perspective Communication on the outcomes of the and input is of key importance. [...] Based on the available data to be The Better Regulation tool 31 is gathered throughout the process and on the dedicated to Education and Training, outcomes of the consultations, the assessors Culture and Youth and provide guidance, are able to draft the impact analysis following references and background on how to the topics mentioned in the checklist and also assess impacts. [...] The Committee supports the principle of The Commission welcomes the the proposed regulation, but has reservations Committee’s overall endorsement of the as regards the disproportionate nature of the principles related to counter online child measures envisaged and the danger of the sexual abuse, and of the need for action. [...] Commission response to paragraph 1.6 of the Committee’s opinion, the 38 Commission wishes to emphasise that the proposed legislation requires that providers deploy technologies that are the least privacy-intrusive in accordance with the state of the art in the industry, and that limit the error rate of false positives to the maximum extent possible.