Showing posts from March, 2016

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 18 March 2016

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# DSMAntitrust: e-commerce sector inquiry finds geo-blocking is widespread throughout EUEU Commission Factsheet: Initial findings on geo-blocking from e-commerce sector inquiryEU Commission: Geo-Blocking Public Consultation - Contributions received from StakeholdersMdEP Andreas Schwab (EVP/CDU) zur Veröffentlichung erster Ergebnisse der Sektoruntersuchung zum elektronischen HandelBriefing - Cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market: Initial Appraisal of a European Commission Impact Assessment - EP THINKTANKEvents - How disruptive young innovators challenge the traditional elites# DATA PROTECTIONEDPS on European Border and Coast Guard Regulation# PRIVACY EP Interview with Max Schrems: Sending data to the US: how to safeguard your privacyDocumentation: 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 and Home AffairsDIGITALEUROPE spoke …

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 15 March 2016

# TSMEU Commission: Public consultation on the termination rates recommendationCircular economy package, telecoms framework review: committee debatesEBU: Professor Chris Marsden advocates the over-arching need to ensure greater neutrality of intermediariesUK Ofcom: A cross-country econometric analysis of the effect of disruptive firms on mobile pricingFT-ETNO Summit 2016 - Reform and Progress: The role of telecoms in a digitising world# DSMEurope's Digital Prospects: Masters of Digital or Mastered by Digital? – Huawei# COPYRIGHTEBU PUBLISHES COPYRIGHT HANDBOOK FOR MEMBERS# DATA PROTECTIONEP background material on EU-US privacy shieldConference - technology and digital policy - Geneva Internet Platform# PORTABILITYRapporteur sur le dossier portabilité au Parlement européen - Jean-Marie Cavada# MEDIA LANDSCAPEPublic consultation on Special Mechanism for Media Freedom in the Arab World launched - Med MediaAn Alternative Media Landscape for Europe 07/04/2016 - GUE/NGL# DAB+Europäische…

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram -14 March 2016

# CEBITEU Commissioner Oettinger at major digital event CeBIT in Hannover, GermanyThe European Commission at CeBIT 2016Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel legt zur Eröffnung der CeBIT die Digitale Strategie 2025 vorCDU/CSU: Digitale Agenda entschlossen vorantreiben - Digitalisierung ist auch in der Wirtschaft kein Nischenthema mehrBDI: Beim Ausbau digitaler Netze ist Gefahr im Verzug# DIGITAL SKILLSGet Online Week 2016: helping every European to take full advantage of digital opportunities – Blog post by Andrus Ansip# DSMEU Seminar: Protecting the digital consumersETNO meets with Vice-President Andrus AnsipNew FEPS and UNI survey provides further evidence of seismic shift in Europe’s digital economy# ROBOTICSEuropean Robotics Forum 2016# DATA PROTECTIONHearings - 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 AffairsCommissioner Jourová on official visit to New York# CYBERSECURITY"EU …

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram 11 March 2016

# DSMFirst EU-U.S. Innovation and Investment in the Digital Economy DialogueBlog 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 partnershipEvents - Readie Research Summit: What drives Europe's Digital Economy - 21-22 March 2016, LondonETNO – MLex Regulatory Summit 2016: Regulating for the user of the future# INDUSTRY 4.0EU Commission DG Grow: Digital transformation is not an option – it is a mustEvents - I-ESA 2016: Enterprise Interoperability in the digitized and networked Factory of the Future - 29 March - 1 April 2016, Guimarães, PortugalBMWi: Das Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Darmstadt stellt sich vor# INTERNET GOVERNANCEICANN Board Transmits IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal and Enhancing ICANN Accountability Recommendations to NTIAICANN55 Marrakech GAC CommuniquéGlobal internet: ETNO welcomes ICANN 55 decisions# PLATFORMSEBU: Professor Dieter Dör…

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 10 March 2016

# DATA JOURNALISMAwarding the world’s best data journalism - Google Europe Blog# DSMProf. Dr. Susana Sargento - Winner of the EU Women Innovators Prize 2016 – Blog post by EU Commissioner Günther OettingerVice-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 editionDigitaleurope: European Parliament’s Big Data Report provides useful guidance on future digital single market initiativesECTA: European Parliament beats the drum of competition in the interest of end-usersETNO: Upcoming eventsEuroCPR, 14 March 2016, Marrakech: Content Creation and Distribution in the Digital Single MarketBits, 15 March 2016, Brussels - Protecting the Digital ConsumersCeBIT, 14 - 18 March 2016, Hannover - Global Event for Digital BusinessEuropean Internet Forum, 16 March 2016, Brussels: An ambitious EU framework for 5G de…

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

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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 yearInvestigation of the yearNews data app of the yearData journalism website of the yearBest individual portfolioBest use of data in a breaking …

IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 9 March 2016

# DSMUpdated 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 ForumAre 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”# CYBERSECURITYENISA: Guidelines on assessing the impact of incidents in the telecom sectorCloud security workshop: Building trust in cloud services – certification and beyondCybersecurity Capacity Portal - Call for Correspondents15 Data Security Policies Ignored by Modern Workers - Cloud Security Alliance Blog# E-SKILLSEuropean eSkills for jobs Conference – MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE/D66)# ICTCall for stakeholder endorsement of the Quantum Manifesto# SPECTRUMDas Erwachen der Länder? - Save Our Spectrum# PUBLIC BROADCASTINGEU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE LINKE):  WDR setzt Rotstift bei der kulturellen Vielfal…

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

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# DSMDSM on the Agenda of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 10-11 March 2016Speech by Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the BUSINESSEUROPE Day ‘Reform to Perform’ event2016 Digital Day: Innovation in the digital era. Reinventing our economy - European Economic and Social Committee# E-GOVERNMENTVice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger officially launch €131 million programme to modernise public administrationsInnovation procurement workshop for procurers in public administration / e-government# E-COMMERCEEU 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# COPYRIGHTEU Commission Factsheet: A European copyright fit for the digital age# CONNECTIVITYHigh-quality and high-speed internet access vital to achieve a Digital Single MarketContributions and Preliminary Trends of the Public Consultation on the N…

IEU.Monitoring: The EU DIGITAL Telegram 1 March 2016

# SPECTRUMThe Wider Spectrum Group urges Andrus Ansip to support creative producers and distributors of European cultural content in upcoming EU legislation on the UHF frequenciesBNE Issues its Position Paper on the UHF ProposalReport about AER 2016 General AssemblySpace spectrum strategy – UK Ofcom Consultation# DSMDigitaleurope: Advancing the Transatlantic Digital Agenda, Scaling up Digital Single Market ambitionsDIGITALEUROPE and JEITA met in Brussels to discuss data agendaCCIA Concerned About Pictures Tax in France# AIMachine Intelligence: Blessing or Curse? It Depends on Us! – Deutsche Telekom# DATA PROTECTIONEU General Data Protection Regulation Article 8: Has Anyone Consulted the Kids? – The LSE Media Policy ProjectAntwort der Bundesregierung auf die Kleine Bundestagsanfrage - Drucksache 18/7484 - Ausbau vernetzter EU-Datenbanken von Justiz und Polizei - 18/7698 (PDF)# E-PRIVACYStakeholder workshop: "Towards a future proof ePrivacy legal framework"# CYBERSECURITYENISA…