Showing posts from March, 2016

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 18 March 2016

Source: IEU Monitoring # DSM Antitrust: e-commerce sector inquiry finds geo-blocking is widespread throughout EU EU Commission Factsheet: Initial findings on geo-blocking from e-commerce sector inquiry EU Commission: Geo-Blocking Public Consultation - Contributions received from Stakeholders MdEP Andreas Schwab (EVP/CDU) zur Veröffentlichung erster Ergebnisse der Sektoruntersuchung zum elektronischen Handel Briefing - Cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market: Initial Appraisal of a European Commission Impact Assessment - EP THINKTANK Events - How disruptive young innovators challenge the traditional elites # DATA PROTECTION EDPS on European Border and Coast Guard Regulation # PRIVACY  EP Interview with Max Schrems: Sending data to the US: how to safeguard your privacy Documentation: Hearing - The new EU-US Privacy Shield for commercial transfers of EU personal data to the US - 17-03-2016 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 15 March 2016

# TSM EU Commission: Public consultation on the termination rates recommendation Circular economy package, telecoms framework review: committee debates EBU: Professor Chris Marsden advocates the over-arching need to ensure greater neutrality of intermediaries UK Ofcom: A cross-country econometric analysis of the effect of disruptive firms on mobile pricing FT-ETNO Summit 2016 - Reform and Progress: The role of telecoms in a digitising world # DSM Europe's Digital Prospects: Masters of Digital or Mastered by Digital? – Huawei # COPYRIGHT EBU PUBLISHES COPYRIGHT HANDBOOK FOR MEMBERS # DATA PROTECTION EP background material on EU-US privacy shield Conference - technology and digital policy - Geneva Internet Platform # PORTABILITY Rapporteur sur le dossier portabilité au Parlement européen - Jean-Marie Cavada # MEDIA LANDSCAPE Public consultation on Special Mechanism for Media Freedom in the Arab World launched - Med Media An Alternative Media Lan

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram -14 March 2016

# CEBIT EU Commissioner Oettinger at major digital event CeBIT in Hannover, Germany The European Commission at CeBIT 2016 Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel legt zur Eröffnung der CeBIT die Digitale Strategie 2025 vor CDU/CSU: Digitale Agenda entschlossen vorantreiben - Digitalisierung ist auch in der Wirtschaft kein Nischenthema mehr BDI: Beim Ausbau digitaler Netze ist Gefahr im Verzug # DIGITAL SKILLS Get Online Week 2016: helping every European to take full advantage of digital opportunities – Blog post by Andrus Ansip # DSM EU Seminar: Protecting the digital consumers ETNO meets with Vice-President Andrus Ansip New FEPS and UNI survey provides further evidence of seismic shift in Europe’s digital economy # ROBOTICS European Robotics Forum 2016 # DATA PROTECTION Hearings - The new EU-US Privacy Shield for commercial transfers of EU personal data to the US - 17-03-2016 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Commissioner Jourová on

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram 11 March 2016

# DSM First EU-U.S. Innovation and Investment in the Digital Economy Dialogue Blog post by EU Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip  and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker: Making a difference to the world's digital economy: the transatlantic partnership Events - Readie Research Summit: What drives Europe's Digital Economy - 21-22 March 2016, London ETNO – MLex Regulatory Summit 2016: Regulating for the user of the future # INDUSTRY 4.0 EU Commission DG Grow: Digital transformation is not an option – it is a must Events - I-ESA 2016: Enterprise Interoperability in the digitized and networked Factory of the Future - 29 March - 1 April 2016, Guimarães, Portugal BMWi: Das Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt stellt sich vor # INTERNET GOVERNANCE ICANN Board Transmits IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal and Enhancing ICANN Accountability Recommendations to NTIA ICANN55 Marrakech GAC Communiqué Global internet: ETNO welcomes ICANN 55 decisions

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 10 March 2016

# DATA JOURNALISM Awarding the world’s best data journalism - Google Europe Blog # DSM Prof. Dr. Susana Sargento - Winner of the EU Women Innovators Prize 2016 – Blog post by EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger Vice-President Ansip in the United States: "Data is the foundation of our digital future" EU Parliament: Text adopted - Towards a thriving data-driven economy - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0089 - Thursday, 10 March 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition Digitaleurope: European Parliament’s Big Data Report provides useful guidance on future digital single market initiatives ECTA: European Parliament beats the drum of competition in the interest of end-users ETNO: Upcoming events EuroCPR, 14 March 2016, Marrakech: Content Creation and Distribution in the Digital Single Market Bits, 15 March 2016, Brussels - Protecting the Digital Consumers CeBIT, 14 - 18 March 2016, Hannover - Global Event for Digital Business European Internet Forum, 16 March 2016, Brussels: An

Interesting Competition: Awarding the world’s best data journalism - Google

Source: - Google Europe Blog:   Visit Website   For the fifth consecutive year, as a part of our commitment to supporting innovative journalism both in Europe and around the world, Google is proud to support the 2016 Data Journalism Awards . The deadline is fast approaching for the only global awards recognising work that brings together data, visualisation and storytelling to produce some of the most innovative journalism out in the world today. Past winners of the €1,000 prizes include the New York Times, ProPublica, The Guardian and Argentina’s La Nación. 2016 hopefuls don’t have long: the deadline for the 2016 Awards is April 10, 2016 at midnight GMT. Aimed at newsrooms and journalists in organisations of all sizes — big and small — the #DJA2016 awards will recognise the best work in 12 categories , including: Data visualisation of the year Investigation of the year News data app of the year Data journalism website of the year Best individual portfolio

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 9 March 2016

# DSM Updated Agenda and Background brief - Justice and Home Affairs Council 10 – 11 March 2016 (including DSM) Commissioner Navracsics to call for stronger efforts to boost good governance at the EU Sport Forum Are Virtual Reality experiences safe from an ethical point of view? Digitaleurope: “Digital in Practice workshop on Bright Lights, Big City: smart cities with human touch” # CYBERSECURITY ENISA: Guidelines on assessing the impact of incidents in the telecom sector Cloud security workshop: Building trust in cloud services – certification and beyond Cybersecurity Capacity Portal - Call for Correspondents 15 Data Security Policies Ignored by Modern Workers - Cloud Security Alliance Blog # E-SKILLS European eSkills for jobs Conference – MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE/D66) # ICT Call for stakeholder endorsement of the Quantum Manifesto # SPECTRUM Das Erwachen der Länder? - Save Our Spectrum # PUBLIC BROADCASTING EU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE L

IEU.Monitoring: The EU DIGITAL Telegram - 3 March 2016

Link to source # DSM DSM on the Agenda of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 10-11 March 2016 Speech by Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the BUSINESSEUROPE Day ‘Reform to Perform’ event 2016 Digital Day: Innovation in the digital era. Reinventing our economy - European Economic and Social Committee # E-GOVERNMENT Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger officially launch €131 million programme to modernise public administrations Innovation procurement workshop for procurers in public administration / e-government # E-COMMERCE EU Court: Former authorised Daimler dealers are not responsible for advertisements which, despite their efforts to have them removed, continue to associate their name with the trade mark ‘Mercedes-Benz’ on the internet # COPYRIGHT EU Commission Factsheet: A European copyright fit for the digital age # CONNECTIVITY High-quality and high-speed internet access vital to achieve a Digital Single Market Contributions and Prelimina

IEU.Monitoring: The EU DIGITAL Telegram 1 March 2016

# SPECTRUM The Wider Spectrum Group urges Andrus Ansip to support creative producers and distributors of European cultural content in upcoming EU legislation on the UHF frequencies BNE Issues its Position Paper on the UHF Proposal Report about AER 2016 General Assembly Space spectrum strategy – UK Ofcom Consultation # DSM Digitaleurope: Advancing the Transatlantic Digital Agenda, Scaling up Digital Single Market ambitions DIGITALEUROPE and JEITA met in Brussels to discuss data agenda CCIA Concerned About Pictures Tax in France # AI Machine Intelligence: Blessing or Curse? It Depends on Us! – Deutsche Telekom # DATA PROTECTION EU General Data Protection Regulation Article 8: Has Anyone Consulted the Kids? – The LSE Media Policy Project Antwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Bundestagsanfrage - Drucksache 18/7484 - Ausbau vernetzter EU-Datenbanken von Justiz und Polizei - 18/7698 (PDF) # E-PRIVACY Stakeholder workshop: "Towards a future proof e