Digital & Media Archives

  • The Brief, powered by VDMA – Facebook 2.0 for the Future of Europe?

    Future EU 19-04-2021

    Key EU officials presented today a multilingual digital platform for the Conference on the Future of Europe, a massive event that will be launched officially on Europe Day (or should we say Saint Schuman Day) on 9 May.

  • Building innovative cultural and creative sectors and industries to secure Europe’s future

    Special Report | Promoted content 15-04-2021

    Europe has always been home to a thriving community of artists, intellectuals and professionals in the cultural and creative sectors and industries (CCSI). Today, these industries are experiencing some of the greatest challenges in recent history. The causes are diverse, …

  • Cortina Digital Forum, the international debate on digital policy “made in Italy”

    Promoted content 14-04-2021

    The first edition will feature a rich programme with international speakers on digital issues in this era of uncertainty and global reset. Goal: becoming an annual flagship event in Europe.

  • Why the EU should pay attention to Africa’s tech sector


    As the EU defines its priorities for an EU-Africa partnership, Africa's burgeoning tech sector is an obvious starting point for collaboration, argues Dan Dalton.

  • The challenge of protecting European privacy from Uncle Sam’s snoopers

    Global Europe 09-04-2021

    The findings of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in the two cases arising from complaints against Facebook by Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems highlight the fundamentally opposed approaches towards data and personal privacy in the EU and the US, writes Dick Roche.

  • Moria 2.0: The EU’s sandbox for surveillance technologies


    The three camps of Lesvos, Old Moria, Moria 2.0 all tell a story of the multi-layered ecosystem which gives rise to the allure of quick fixes facilitated by technology. Yet the complexity of human movement is nothing but simple, writes Petra Molnar.

  • Earning Public Trust

    Promoted content 29-03-2021

    We welcome the EU Transparency Regulation that came into force on 27 March. Court records, land deeds, company financial statements and now a wealth of scientific research are easily accessible to the public online. Society is increasingly interested in having access to information – which includes access to research and scientific data.

  • The EU needs to allow companies to detect online child abuse


    As tough inter-institutional negotiations continue in Brussels, Maud de Boer Buquicchio says that the EU must continue to allow companies to detect and report child sexual abuse online - both known and new images - as well as instances of grooming.

  • Recover today, lead for 2030: A future-fit industrial strategy for Europe

    Circular materials 24-03-2021

    The current political debate on industrial policy lacks an honest acknowledgement of how much is already decided – from EU recovery budgets to the 2030 climate targets, write Sandrine Dixson-Declève and Janez Potočnik. Sandrine Dixson-Declève is the president of The Club …

  • Intel Shares Europe’s 2030 Digital Ambition

    Promoted content 24-03-2021

    Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger today shared an exciting update, accelerating investment in Europe and supporting the EU’s ambition of having 20% of the world's cutting-edge chips manufactured locally. This investment is designed to bring Intel’s latest generation 7nm process technology to the region, expanding our manufacturing operations in Europe.

  • #OwnTheFuture: Making Technology Work for Europe

    Promoted content 16-03-2021

    Despite the fact that present reality offers many reasons to be optimistic, some people are still fearful of what the future holds. Nevertheless the future is what people make of it and ELF believes that we need to make it work for Europe.

  • Trust is key

    Promoted content 16-03-2021

    Trust is a cornerstone of the online advertising ecosystem and the EDAA Self-Regulatory Programme. The findings of the 2021 European Advertising Consumer Research Report show that the efforts of the industry are pushing things in the right direction.