Luca Bertuzzi

Technology 08-03-2022

The Brief – Should we give the word to those who would take it from us?

Last week, the EU banned Russia Today and Sputnik for promoting blatant war propaganda from the Kremlin related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Such an unprecedented step raised questions of legitimacy.

The Brief, powered by ENTSO-E — Who fears the European Commission?

This week saw significant progress in Brussels’ attempt to regulate the internet economy, as the landmark proposals for the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA) advanced in their legislative processes. Surprisingly, with very little noise from the 'Big Tech'.
Technology 05-10-2021

The Brief, powered by GIE — Facebook’s darkest hour

Unprecedented internet outages, public outrage, pending lawsuits, upcoming legislation, growing competition, and privacy quarrels: Facebook is facing its darkest hour.
Technology 30-06-2021

The Brief, powered by ESA – Plugging Italy’s digital shortfall

When the pandemic forced most people to work from home, Italy suddenly found itself facing a conundrum: the employed struggled to adjust to remote work, whereas an epidemic of youth unemployment meant that those who had digital skills mostly did not have a job.
Media 19-05-2021

The Brief – Slapping down democracy

A series of alarm bells about media, journalism, and democracy have been set off across Europe recently, for those who wanted to listen.