Digital

06-12-2019

EU ‘data sovereignty’: opportunities and challenges

In November 2018, the European Commission presented its Digital Strategy, where it set the vision to become a ‘digitally transformed, user-focused and data-driven administration by 2022’.
05-12-2019

The role of ethics in artificial intelligence and data usage

The EU’s digital agenda for the next mandate will be marked by a series of broad-ranging reforms, from artificial intelligence and data protection to digital tax. However, the issue of ethics in the digital field continues to be at the centre of the debate, namely in regulating AI and data usage.
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29-11-2019

No time to waste – #EUindustry calls new Commission to action

Orgalim Director General Malte Lohan shares the views of Europe’s technology industries as new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and her team take office – calling for a strategy that puts industrial innovation at the heart of the EU’s...
Data protection 13-11-2019

The EU asking the impossible

Cloud Infrastructure Providers are the wrong target of the EU Regulation on illegal terrorist content takedown and their inclusion will lead to unintended consequences.
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11-11-2019

#CECESummit 2019 – Let’s rewind!

If you didn't have a chance to join us for the #CECESummit 2019, you don't know what you've missed!
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05-11-2019

The EU asking the impossible

Cloud Infrastructure Providers are the wrong target of the EU Regulation on illegal terrorist content takedown and their inclusion will lead to unintended consequences.
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Data protection 28-10-2019

The EU asking the impossible

The European Union wants Cloud Infrastructure Providers to snoop on their customer’s data, slowing down their digital transformation and immediately bringing to a halt the protections of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
17-10-2019

The EU’s Single Market: Digital enough to compete globally?

The European Union, with 500 million consumers, has huge potential in digitalising the economy. The ‘Digital Single Market’ is no longer stand-alone. Rather, digitalisation affects all sectors and companies. It is argued that European digital services lag behind the US and China, especially when it comes to its global presence. However, opportunities exist in B2C and B2B services and beyond.
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25-09-2019

Unleashing digital opportunities in Europe

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, was in Helsinki, Finland, to meet with Finnish Prime Minister Rinne to discuss his priorities for the European Union Presidency, from building sustainable economic growth to achieving a carbon-free future.
Cybersecurity 07-06-2019

AI-enabled facial recognition: More than just ethics?

Facial recognition technology has been advancing rapidly over the past decade and is starting to be common in more devices, more places and real time. The odds are that facial biometrical information is already being analysed regularly. While there are...
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Delivering a connected future
21-05-2019

Delivering a connected future

A connected Europe is closer than you might think. An explosion of new digital services is just around the corner, from autonomous driving to e-democracy and virtual reality.
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15-05-2019

Information, Trust and Elections in the Digital Age

Online campaigns are as essential as town hall hustings for candidates, while malicious actors have been attempting to deploy cyber-attacks and disinformation to disrupt democratic processes in recent years.
09-05-2019

‘Trust is a must’ for the future of the EU’s Digital Single Market

The future for digitisation in European business is pivotal at the moment for the EU.
Brexit stalls, copyright passes, cars brake, and daylight savings
Politics 29-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit stalls, copyright passes, cars brake, and daylight savings

Brexiteers follow a predictable theme, copyright law threatens the meme, speed limits on cars make petrol heads scream and daylight savings will soon be just a dream. This episode is supported by Ceemet.
Cybersecurity 26-03-2019

What role can cyber norms play in improving accountability in cyberspace?

In the digital world, the evidence of cyberattacks is often spread across technology providers, telecom operators, and victims. Furthermore, if it is a government behind the cyberattack then the challenge of proving their responsibility becomes all the more complex.
Brexit 22-03-2019

Tweets of the Week: Bercow, Orban, and Vestager

Bercow’s bombshell is rather splendid, Orban’s not banned, but he is suspended, and Google and Vestager are definitely unfriended. This week we are supported by EPRA.
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Cybersecurity 07-03-2019

Security or nothing.

Huawei opened its Cyber Security Transparency Center in Brussels on March 5, 2019, with over 200 representatives from regulatory bodies, telecom carriers, enterprises, and the media attending the event. Representatives from the European Union, the GSMA, and the World Economic...
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The #BetterLifestyles Manifesto explained by our children
Circular economy 01-03-2019

The #BetterLifestyles Manifesto explained by our children

There are a few stepping stones on the journey to better lifestyles and a memorable five-year mandate.
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25-02-2019

The Future of ‘Made in Europe’

At the Digitising Europe Summit, the Vodafone Institute assembled international politicians, business executives and scientists to discuss Europe’s digital future.
Election poll, copyright mob, and Fidesz in trouble
Elections 22-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Election poll, copyright mob, and Fidesz in trouble

Shock and awe at latest Parliament poll, Commission scores copyright own goal, and Hungary’s Fidesz party is playing the troll.
Brexit, copyright, and valentines
Brexit 15-02-2019

Tweets of the Week: Brexit, copyright, and valentines

Roses are red, violets are blue, This week it’s Brexit, copyright and lazy rhymes too.
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12-02-2019

Fighting harmful content: Keeping the internet and users safer online

Hot take, or hate speech? Religious speech or incitement to violence? Tackling harmful content online has never been more vital, or more complex.
#Media4EU 30-01-2019

Can the EU do more for a healthy media sector?

Healthy democracies need a healthy media sector. Yet, faced with multiple attacks and challenges, notably technological and financial, the sector needs a coordinated response.
21-01-2019

Risks to Europe: Identification, evaluation, mitigation

The EU defines risk management capability as ‘the ability of a Member State or its regions to reduce, adapt to or mitigate risks (impacts and likelihood of a disaster), identified in its risk assessments to levels that are acceptable in...

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