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 and Home Affairs
  • DIGITALEUROPE spoke at Parliament Hearing on EU-US Privacy Shield

# MEDIA IPR

  • The General Court upholds publisher Karl-May’s action against the EU Trademark Office’s decision to annul the Community trade mark WINNETOU
  • U.S. Copyright Office Announces Roundtable Discussions for Section 512 Study

# CYBERSECURITY

  • SWP: Sorgfaltsverantwortung im Cyberraum - Leitlinien für eine deutsche Cyber-Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik

# VIRTUAL CURRENCIES

  • MdEP Ulrike Trebesius (EKR/ALFA): Virtuelle Währungen – Neuen Technologien eine Chance geben

# SPECTRUM

  • EU Commission: Stakeholders' Reporting Form on the Implementation of EU Spectrum Rules
  • Briefing - New radio frequencies for mobile internet services - EP THINKTANK
  • Ofcom has set out a series of next steps on the use of ‘mobile repeater’ devices

# E-GOVERNMENT

  • Scenario Workshop on the future of Open eGovernment Services
  • # EBU
  • EBU: PROFESSOR CHRIS MARSDEN HIGHLIGHTS THE OVER-ARCHING NEED TO ENSURE GREATER NEUTRALITY OF INTERMEDIARIES

# E-HEALTH

  • WHO on Europe: E-health – when, not if

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 1980 2016 Init JOINT MEETING OF THE CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE AND THE AUDIOVISUAL WORKING PARTY
  • St 5419 2016 Add 1 Position of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (General Data Protection Regulation) - Draft Statement of the Council's reasons
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