IEU Monitoring: EU DIGITAL Telegram - 14 April 2016


  • Data protection reform - Parliament approves new rules fit for the digital era
  • EU Parliament: Text adopted - Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data ***II - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0125 - Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EU Parliament: Motion for a resolution on the regulations concerning the use of personal data for commercial purposes on the digital market - B8-2016-0436
  • Joint Statement on the final adoption of the new EU rules for personal data protection
  • EU Commission welcomes agreement on data protection and provisions for research
  • S&D: European Parliament backs data protection rules fit for the digital age
  • Grüne zur Datenschutzreform
  • Digitaleurope: EU Data Protection Reform - Implementation of the GDPR needs active involvement of industry
  • ETNO: Data protection regulation a key milestone. Let’s now move fast on ePrivacy
  • Adoption of new EU Data Protection rules a key milestone for the Digital Single Market – EuroISPA
  • Businesseurope: New EU data protection rules increase administrative burden
  • WKÖ-Generalsekretärin Hochhauser: „Nationale Ausgestaltung der EU-Datenschutzverordnung muss mit Augenmaß erfolgen“
  • Adoption of three texts on personal data: teach yourself how to be safe!- La Quadrature du Net
  • DIW: Wettbewerbspolitik in digitalen Märkten: Sollte Datenschutz eine Rolle spielen?


  • EU Parliament backs EU directive on use of Passenger Name Records (PNR)
  • Joint Statement by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Avramopoulos on the adoption of the EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) Directive by the European Parliament
  • Martin Schulz welcomes the results of the votes on PNR and protection of personal data
  • La France : Communiqué de presse de Bernard Cazeneuve -PNR-
  • EPP on EU PNR: victory for the security of EU citizens
  • Gianni Pittella:  Combined PNR and Data Protection Package can be a useful tool but only if national governments decide to fight terrorism together
  • Grüne zur PNR-Abstimmung
  • FDP: Fluggastdatenspeicherung stellt unbescholtene Bürgerinnen und Bürger unter Generalverdacht
  • ALDE on Outcome PNR vote
  • ECR: EU Passenger Name Records directive finally takes off
  • EU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE): Schein statt Sicherheit: EP-Abgeordnete stimmen für die Vorratsdatenspeicherung im Flugverkehr


  • EDPS: Article 29 Working Party on the EU – U.S. Privacy Shield draft adequacy decision
  • Irish Data Protection Commissioner: Art 29 WP opinion on EU - U.S. draft adequacy decision
  • Irish Data Protection Commissioner: Art 29 WP Statement on the Opinion on the EU - U.S. Privacy Shield


  • Digital Entrepreneurship Scoreboard 2015
  • Briefing - Digital Revolution - EP THINKTANK
  • DG Grow: Rollout of e-procurement in the EU
  • DIGITALEUROPE at EESC Public Hearing on the European Accessibility Act 
  • In Touch with Innovation: interview with Sugestio - #Future Media Lab. Interviews


  • 20-04-2016 - Hearing on Modernisation of EU rules on copyright – Portability
  • ST 7891 2016 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on Ensuring the Cross-Border Portability of Online Content Services in the Internal Market - Presidency Compromise Proposal
  • UK Guidance: Factsheet on Intellectual Property & Film in China


  • ENISA proposes PETs maturity assessment methodology
  • ENISA strategies for efficient incident response and coordination towards cyber threats
  • Annual Privacy Forum 2016: Final call for papers – ENISA
  • ENISA urges decision makers to take action before a major cyber crisis occurs in Europe: “Experience is a good school. But the fees are high
  • ENISA at CeBIT: Supporting industry in the new EU legal framework on cybersecurity
  • Updated: Cyber warfare: a real menace to EU security - 21-04-2016 


  • ETNO ThinkDigital interview - Making 5G a reality for the connected consumer - Andreas Geiss, Head of Unit for Spectrum Policy in DG CONNECT
  • COST: European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2016)
  • UK Ofcom: Framework for spectrum sharing, and Call for Input on sharing in the 3.8 GHz to 4.2 GHz band


  • EU Parliament on Trade secrets: protecting businesses, safeguarding the right to information 
  • Trade secrets Directive: EBU urges EU member States to set out clear guarantees for media freedom


  • Eurovision and Mobile ViewPoint to showcase new FLEX HEVC terminals at NAB Las Vegas
  • Over one million responses to Generation What Europe in Czech Republic



  • Cm 2307 2016 Init JHA Counsellors meeting on Information Exchange and Data Protection (DAPIX)
  • St 7880 2016 Init 32nd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (Geneva, 9 – 13 May 2016) - EU coordination

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