IEU.Monitoring: The latest issue of our EU DIGITAL Telegram (published 24 February 2016)




# ALPHABET

  • Digital News Initiative: First Funding Brings EUR 27m to Projects in 23 Countries - Ludovic Blecher, Head of Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund
  • Google Europe Blog: Knowledge for everyone
  • Mergers: Commission approves diabetes joint venture between Sanofi and Alphabet
  • Google renews its support to the Grand Coalition for the third year

# DSM

  • EU Commission: DESI - How digital is your country? New figures show action needed to unlock Europe's potential
  • FACTSHEET What is the Digital Economy and Society Index?
  • EU Commission: A new comprehensive Digital Skills Indicator
  • EU DESI: Telecommunications data files, DESI 2016
  • EU DESI: 2016 Country Profiles (slides)
  • UK CMA responses to consultations on the EU Digital Single Market

# DIGITAL COMPETITION

  • Speech at the presentation of the CEP Study Competition challenges in the Consumer Internet Industry – by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger

# TSM

  • Update on BEREC work to produce guidelines for the implementation of net neutrality provisions of the TSM regulation

# THE CROWD

  • At a Glance - Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding in the cultural and creative sectors - EP THINKTANK

# DATA PROTECTION

  • Statement by EU Commissioner Věra Jourová on the signature of the Judicial Redress Act by President Obama

# CYBERSECURITY

  • UK Research and analysis: Vulnerability to financial and cyber crime: research on the UK population
  • Apple vs. FBI: The “Bad” Guys Always Get the “Good” Weapons - Cloud Security Alliance Blog

# STARTUPS

  • Deutsche Telekom: Go Ignite - Operator Alliance to support startups

# DATA SCIENCE

  • What is a Data Scientist? – Edsa

# COPYRIGHT

  • U.S. COPYRIGHT ROYALTY JUDGES ANNOUNCE TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO RULE REGARDING DOLLAR AMOUNT OF DISTRIBUTION REQUEST REQUIRED TO AVOID FILING FEE IN DISTRIBUTION PROCEEDINGS (81 FR 8649)

# MEDIA FREEDOM

  • MedMedia: Special Mechanism for Media Freedom in the Arab World Discussed at Beirut Consultative Meeting

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • COMMISSION DECISION correcting Commission Decision C(2015)5449 on the recovery of a total amount of EUR 535 613.24 (five hundred thirty five thousand six hundred thirteen Euro and twenty four cents) plus interest due by ROSE VISION SL
  • COMMISSION DECISION appointing the Commission Representative and the Commission Alternate Representative to the Board of Regulators of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and to the Management Committee of the Office

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Written declaration on excessive mobile charges in the EU - P8-DCL-2016-0014
  • Notice to members - Petition No 2326/2014 by Josef Andreas Kuhn (German) on the protection of intellectual property on the internet - PE 576.749v01-00 - Committee on Petitions

# EU COUNCIL

  • ST 5522 2016 INIT Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion and provisional application of the Cooperation Agreement on Satellite Navigation between the European Union and its Member States and the Kingdom of Norway – Adoption
  • ST 6218 2016 INIT Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States of the one part, and the Republic of Korea, of the other part - Request by the Council for the consent of the European Parliament

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