IEU Monitoring: DIGITAL Telegram - published 15 February 2016


# DSM

  • Updated: Sixth Meeting of the IMCO Working Group on Digital Single Market - 16-02-2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Subject files - Working Group on the Digital Single Market - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • CEPS: Regulation on ‘cross-border portability’ of online content services: Roaming for Netflix or the end of copyright territoriality?

# E-COMMERCE

  • EU Commission: Solving disputes online - new platform for consumers and traders
  • Business Europe: EU Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is a win-win solution for all
  • EuroCommerce argues for a new deal for the Single Market and harnessing digital for growth and jobs

# LIQUID DATA

  • OECD: Rebooting Public Service Delivery - How can Open Government Data help drive innovation?

# DATA PROTECTION

  • EDPS: Preliminary opinion on EU-US Umbrella Agreement
  • Administrative Access to Metadata: French Council of State Flees EU Debate - La Quadrature du Net

# CYBER SECURITY

  • E-learning platform by ENISA on National Cyber Security Strategies
  • A very brief history of interception – LSE Media Policy Project

# INTERNET GOVERNANCE

  • GIPO: The Observatory Tool has been released

# TELECOMS

  • Recast: Regulation concerning open internet access and amending the directive on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and amending the roaming regulation
  • EU Commission: Digital Regulation Forum
  • Deutsche Telekom: Nine leading operators forge a landmark alliance to enable partner services and expand reach

# HPC

  • Europe and Brazil join forces to improve the efficiency of the energy sector with High Performance Computing

# SPECTRUM

  • Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union - Optional consultation of the Committee of the Regions

# FILM INDUSTRY

  • EU Commissioner Oettinger at the Berlin International Film Festival to highlight EU support to films and creativity
  • European Audiovisual Observatory: 2015 sees EU cinema attendance hit second major peak of the past decade
  • EU Commission Infographic: EU MEDIA Programme 1991-2016

# MEDIA IMPACT

  • European Journalism Centre announces a new series of News Impact Summits in 2016

# WIKILEAKS

  • UNITED NATIONS RIGHTS EXPERT URGES UNITED KINGDOM AND SWEDEN TO GIVE GOOD EXAMPLE TO THE WORLD AND IMPLEMENT THE ASSANGE RULING

# EBU

  • Eurovision Academy launches Masterclass on e-Sports and Gamification

# DIGITAL SKILLS

  • Education conference focuses on the ‘employee of the future’

# GERMAN DIGITAL AGENDA

  • Gabriel gibt Startschuss für das Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt und gibt den Termin des IT-Gipfels 2016 bekannt
  • BDI: Wir Unternehmen müssen rechtliche Herausforderungen von Big Data angehen

# EU REGISTERS

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Answer - Legal deposit rules in the EU for digital cultural goods - E-015741/2015
  • Answer - Data mining by Europol - E-013922/2015
  • Answer - A fair single market for books - P-015088/2015
  • Answer - European sales law - E-014539/2015
  • Answer - Galileo Programme - E-011291/2015
  • Answer - Rural development, broadband and cohesion policy - E-013511/2015
  • Answer - The Aggregates Levy - E-014271/2015
  • Answer - Online gambling infringement - P-013309/2015
  • Answer - Combating the sale of abortion-inducing drugs online - E-013697/2015
  • Answer - Italian company Hacking Team's potential violations of EU sanctions - E-010931/2015

EU COUNCIL

  • St 6063 2016 Init The Netherlands Presidency Priorities for the FoP Cyber issues group (January – June 2016)
  • St 5873 2016 Init Negotiations on the modernisation of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of personal data (EST 108) - Infromation by the Commission - Examination of the draft mandate for the next CAHDATA
  • St 6041 2016 Init Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation
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