IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram -14 March 2016


  • 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


  • Get Online Week 2016: helping every European to take full advantage of digital opportunities – Blog post by Andrus Ansip


  • 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


  • European Robotics Forum 2016


  • 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 official visit to New York


  • "EU cybersecurity initiatives: horizontal and sectorial aspects" - presentation at the European Utilities Telecom Council Conference
  • ENISA at CeBIT: Supporting industry in the new EU legal framework on cybersecurity
  • Webinar: Opening backdoors: Encryption, privacy, and security Q&A session - Geneva Internet Platform


  • UK Ofcom Approval of the PhonepayPlus Code of Practice (fourteenth edition)


  • EBU helps launch world’s first DAB+ smartphone
  • EBU SkillsXchange unites young professionals to exchange ideas and inspiration
  • EBU teams up with UEC to develop cycling in Europe



  • Answer - Revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) - E-015678/2015
  • Answer - 'Safe Harbour' agreement declared invalid - E-014326/2015
  • Answer - Review of the Code of Conduct for computerised reservation systems - E-015644/2015


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