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IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 28 Nov 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # CEF EU Commission: Public Consultation on the mid-term evaluation of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) # COPYRIGHT Hearing on Copyright reform - 29-11-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs # GEO-BLOCKING Geo-blocking: EU Council agrees to remove barriers to e-commerce EU Commission Vice-President Ansip welcomes Member States' common position to tackle geo-blocking Cross-border online content services, cross-border adoptions: committee votes EP Draft opinion - Contracts for the online and other distance sales of goods - PE 594.153v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs DigitalEurope: The Council's General Approach on Geoblocking—unfinished business handed to the European Parliament BEUC: Member States lukewarm on tearing down obstacles for borderless shopping in the EU EuroCommerce sees rushed Council deal on geoblocking as a missed opportunity WKÖ zum Verordnungsvorschlag zu Geoblocking: Kein guter Tag für unternehmerisch

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 22 Nov 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # AVMS-D Main results of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council on 22 Nov 2016 CP d'Audrey Azoulay au Conseil des ministres européens de la culture et de l’audiovisuel # GEOBLOCKING Geoblocking on the Agenda of the Competitiveness Council on 28-29 Nov 2016 ST 14662 2016 INIT Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on addressing unjustified 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 - General approach # E-COMMERCE Updated: Digital content supply contracts, online sales of goods contracts: committee debates - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection UNCTAD - Building online commerce to its maximum potential requires more trust in the markets ST 14677 2016 INIT Outcome of the conference: "

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 16 Nov 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # UNCTAD UNCTAD - The digital economy offers "phenomenal" opportunities to unbottle economic energies # AVMS-D AVMS-D on the Agenda of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council, 21-22 Nov 2016 EU Commission Answer - Television permits - E-006764/2016 # EBU EBU project: Generation What finds Europe's youth optimistic about future # RADIO SPECTRUM 41st RSPG Meeting – 09 November 2016 - Radio Spectrum Policy Group  # ROBOTICS EP Opinion - Civil Law Rules on Robotics - PE 583.918v03-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (3rd version) # DIGITAL CONTENT SUPPLY EP Opinion - Contracts for the supply of digital content - PE 582.370v02-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (2nd version) # COPYRIGHT EU Court: The copyright directive precludes national legislation authorising the digital reproduction of out-of-print books in breach of the exclusive rights of authors ST 14447

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 7 Nov 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # DSM Updated: Vice-President Ansip and Commissioner Moedas participate in the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal Tenth meeting of the IMCO working group on Digital Single Market - 14-11-2016 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Think Digital: DEBATING THE IMPACT OF THE DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET Digital Single Market - Presentation of the most recent survey on German crowd workers  # CONNECTIVITY State aid: EU Commission endorses French broadband scheme "Plan Très Haut Débit" ETNO: New BCG report calls for inclusive gigabit society, €660bn required to reach the goal # AVMS-D BEUC: Revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) 17. Brüsseler Mediengespräch: Views, Likes & Shares - Videoplattformen im Visier des Unionsrechts # GEOBLOCKING EP ITRE Committee: Addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establi

IEU Monitoring: IEU DIGITAL Telegram 4 Nov 2016

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Our telegram headlines today*: # DSM EU Commission at the Web Summit in Lisbon next week DIGITALEUROPE applauds the importance given to the Digital Agenda in the newly appointed Spanish government # AD INDUSTRY State aid: EU Commission finds Hungarian advertisement tax in breach of EU rules # AVMS-D ST 13624 2016 INIT Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities - Progress report ST 13934 2016 INIT Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities - Annotated