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IEU MONITORING: DIGITAL Telegram 28 Sept 2016

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# DSMEU Commission Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Oettinger at the European Digital Assembly in Bratislava, SlovakiaThe Digital Revolution and the Future of Work: Policies and Politics - Results of the Roundtable on September 15, 2016# CLOUDEESC: The European Cloud Initiative – Sharing innovation to boost growth# AVMS-DDocumentation of a Hearings - The Audiovisual Media Services Directive Review - 26-09-2016 - Committee on Culture and Education# EU MEDIAEU Commission Answer - Strategy to develop more popular media with a European perspective - E-005744/2016# M-HEALTHHearings - Towards an mHealth Framework for Europe - 13-10-2016 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety# DATA PROTECTIONIrish Data Protection Commissioner: Explanatory memo on litigation involving Facebook and Maximilian SchremsEDRi: Freedom to be different: How to defend yourself against trackingMehr Transparenz und Dat…

IEU MONITORING: SMART CITIES Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# EU URBAN AGENDAJobs and skills in cities: Eurocities conference in RotterdamSCIS: Agreed Draft of the New Urban Agenda# EU COMMISSIONDG Connect: Cultivating cities as test-beds for innovation14th European Week of Regions and Cities - final call for registrationsCovenant of Mayors Brokerage Event: Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2017 Call# EESCReport: Smart cities project: study visit in La Rochelle, France - European Economic and Social Committee# EIP-SCCHow to Connect an E-Mobility Strategy with a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan?EIP-SCC: The Spanish National Plan for Smart Cities, a “pioneer governance framework” according to ITU/UNESCOEC Smart Cities Info DaysSmart Summit London# SMART GOVERNANCESCIS: Accelerating urban transition: tapping the full potential of smart city and community pilots – a Smart City Expo side event1st International Conference “Smart Ideas and a New Concept of Economic Regeneration in Europe”Science for for Smart Spec…

IEU MONITORING: DIGITAL Telegram 26 Sept 2016

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# DSMNext Generation Internet: The Internet of humans - Blog post by Roberto Viola# AVMS-DBericht zu audiovisuellen Mediendiensten - Zitate der Europa-SPD# ROAMINGRoaming fair use rules: Commission services submit draft to European Parliament, Member States and EU telecoms regulatorsRoaming: new “fair use” proposals are a good start, say Industry Committee MEPsEP background on roaming/fair useS&Ds welcome new approach to fair use of free roaming, but demand stronger consumer protectionEuroparlTV: End of roaming: Questions from social media# NET NEUTRALITYWebinar: Net neutrality in Europe: The BEREC guidelines and beyond - Geneva Internet Platform# GEOBLOCKINGGeo-blocking regulation: exchange of views on 29 September - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# PORTABILITYIn-Depth Analysis - EU Portability Regulation: In-Depth Analysis of the Proposal - PE 571.369 - Committee on Legal Affairs# CYBER SECURITYUnited Against Hate Speech on …

IEU.MONITORING: EU DIGITAL Telegram 23 Sept 2016

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# BIG DATAEDPS: 23 September 2016 - Fundamental rights in the age of Big DataTwitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership# CLOUD Draft report - European Cloud Initiative - PE 587.505v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy# DSMBündnis "Zukunft der Industrie": Dringender Handlungsbedarf bei Verkehrs- und digitaler Infrastruktur# GEOBLOCKINGEP Motion for a resolution on geoblocking - B8-2016-1012# NET NEUTRALITYBundesrat will Netzneutralität stärken und Hörfunk-Digitalisierung beschleunigen Bundesrat: Schnelles Internet für alle# 5GSt 12279 2016 Add 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT 5G Global Developments Accompanying the document COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION 5G for Europe: An Action Plan# CYBER SECURITYENISA A week to go for the European Cyber Security Month launch!EU Council Answer - New information on the Edward Snowden case - E-003726/2016Get Safe Online on the Yahoo! data breach 2 years agoDeutscher Bundesrat forder…

IEU Monitoring: DIGITAL Telegram 21 Sept 2016

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# ROAMING End of roaming charges in the EU in 2017: Commission agrees on new approach to make it work for all Europeans EU Parliament: Fair use of roaming services: committee debate EPP Group welcomes new EC proposal to cement the end of roaming charges Statement MdEP Reul (EVP/CDU) zu EU-Kommission und Missbrauchsbekämpfung Roaming Statement MdEP Niebler zu EU-Kommission und Roaming Statement MdEP Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zum Thema Roaming S&D leader Pittella: We welcome the new approach to fair use of roaming and will verify the details ALDE: Roaming charges: Revised proposal on “fair use” a significant improvement BEUC: Roaming time-limit dropped  # DSM EU Commission: Your ideas - make an impact on Europe's Silver Economy UEAPME: SME needs have to be better recognised in digitalisation process "Internet of Things& 5G revolution. The highway for the future of EU services and industry" Workshop - Building A European Data Economy Ein…

IEU Monitoring: IEU Smart Cities Telegram 19 Sept 2016

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# EU URBAN AGENDAAvailable Online the Draft of the New Urban Agenda# EU COMMISSIONState of the Union: smarter energy use creates jobs and growthEUROSTAT: Annuaire régional 2016: ma région en chiffres# URBAN EUROPEUrban Europe: Introduction to JPI UEUrban Europe: 1st World Urban Parks Europe Region CongressUrban Europe: 1st World Urban Parks Europe Region Congress# EIBEIB to support Vilnius’ urban investment programme# EESCSmart cities project: study visit in Eindhoven, Netherlands - European Economic and Social Committee # EIP-SCCRegistration Open for the Conference "Inclusive Smart Cities: A European Manifesto on Citizen Engagement" (Brussels, 23 November 2016)EIP-SCC:  52% of People Living in Cities Used the Internet to Interact with Public Authorities in 2015EIP-SCC: How to Solve the Urban Challenges Cities Face? Smart City Expo World Congress Is Looking for SolutionsEIP-SCC: TEAM Final EventEIP-SCC: Smart Cities in Europe: Promoting Sustaina…

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 19 Sept 2016

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# DSMHighlights - European agenda for the collaborative economy: exchange of views on 26 September - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer ProtectionRoundtable on Digitising European Industry with Commissioner Oettinger"Voices of Start-ups often not heart" -  Speech by EU Commissioner Günther OettingerEurope's digital agenda meets Silicon ValleyST 12232 2016 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2009/22/EC - Presidency compromiseInvestment Plan for Europe: Investment Plan for Europe: EUR 100 million to support Research, Development and InnovationREGISTRATIONS OPEN: EuroCommerce Wholesale Day 2016Think Digital: DEBATING THE IMPACT OF THE DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET# AUDIOVISUAL ME…

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 14 Sept 2016

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# COPYRIGHTState of the Union 2016: Commission proposes modern EU copyright rules for European culture to flourish and circulateCommunication - Promoting a fair, efficient and competitive European copyright-based economy in the Digital Single MarketRegulation laying down rules on the exercise of copyright and related rights applicable to certain online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and retransmissions of television and radio programmesDirective on copyright in the Digital Single MarketRegulation on the cross-border exchange between the Union and third countries of accessible format copies of certain works and other subject-matter protected by copyright and related rights for the benefit of persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabledDirective on certain permitted uses of works and other subject-matter protected by copyright and related rights for the benefit of persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise pri…

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 13 Sept 2016

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# ALPHABET / GOOGLE#AskJuncker: YouTube creators to interview the European Commission President - Google Europe Blog An extinct world brought back to life with Google Arts & Culture - Google Europe Blog# ROBOTICSEP Draft opinion - Civil Law Rules on Robotics - PE 589.230v01-00 - Committee on Transport and Tourism# DATA PROTECTIONEP: How EU and MS manage data transparencyIreland: Data Protection Office issues Guidance on Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation# TELECOMSEBRD: €339 million syndicated EBRD loan for Greece’s OTE# ROAMINGSt 11974 2016 Init Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 531/2012 as regards rules for wholesale roaming markets# E-GOVERNMENTSt 12080 2016 Init Draft Council Conclusions on the eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020: accelerating the digital transformation of government - Adoption# CYBER SECURITYCyber Diplomacy Spotlight: The Fourth Annual U.S.-Japan Cyber Dialogue# INTER…

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 12 Sept 2016

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# ROBOTICSEP Draft opinion - Civil Law Rules on Robotics - PE 589.153v01-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs# DSMEurope in the context of the 30th Edition of the 'Telcos & Digital Economy' SummitEP Written declaration on the potential of digital technologies for an improved and widespread access to knowledge - P8-DCL-2016-0085# TECH FLAGSHIPSDG Connect: The Human Brain Project and the Graphene Flagships are moving ahead to the next stage of their 10-Year Voyage# SPECTRUMDG Grow: Draft Radio Frequency Regulation 4U/2016 M of the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority and the associated radio frequency utilisation plan (Frequency Allocation Table) within the frequency spectrum 9 kHz – 400 GHz, which also includes the radio interface specification# CYBER SECURITYENISA: Discussion on implementing the NIS Directive and enhancing competitivenessENISA in 2015 - Annual ReportEP Written declaration on encryption - P8-DCL-20…