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Cybersecurity 27-09-2017

EU digital official: Cyber threats know no borders

Linda Cogruedo Steneberg, Director at the the European Commission's DG Connect , revealed how the EU executive is trying to extend broadband coverage and democratise the internet, as well as protecting our privacy as hacker attacks become more commonplace. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Digital & Media 22-06-2017

EU telecoms watchdog: ‘We are independent and we bother powerful people’

Sébastien Soriano spoke to EURACTIV about what Yoda can teach us about EU telecoms law, accusations that he is lobbying to change draft rules, net neutrality and the likely new Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel.
Digital & Media 22-05-2012

Internet guru warns users to play safe

Cyber security, intellectual property piracy and regulatory reach from the telecommunications industry are all putting the free online space under threat, Vinton Cerf, one of the inventors in the epoch-changing technology, told EURACTIV, underscoring  that there is a danger of killing off the innovation that underpins it.
Digital & Media 15-11-2011

First Pirate MEP: We expect party to grow

Pirate parties in EU countries are expected to grow, because they address issues of high importance in the modern society that is based on digital information, Christian Engström, Swedish Pirate MEP, told EURACTIV Germany in an exclusive interview. 
Brexit 03-10-2011

Boston Group head: Bridge gap in internet economy with policy for growth

New data shows that Europe's most crisis-riven countries are suffering from a deficit of internet connectedness. There is no simple solution, but governments need to encourage better infrastructure and engagement, says David Dean, because without the web, growth will not come easily. 
Digital & Media 17-09-2009

Activist: Telecoms package innovation-hostile

The EU's proposed telecoms package is anti-innovation and infringes users' fundamental freedoms, Jeremie Zimmerman, founder of Internet civil liberties group La Quadrature du Net, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Digital & Media 24-04-2009

Father of the Net sees future in ‘space communications’

Twenty years after its commercial launch, the Internet is still at an early stage of its evolution and its future lies in space communications, with people or robots exploring planets, Vinton Cerf, one of the fathers of the Net, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Digital & Media 10-10-2008

Hustinx: Tracking people ‘easier’ with RFID

The European Commission should clarify the application of existing data protection rules to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technologies to avoid "big social dangers", European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx told EURACTIV in an interview.
Digital & Media 09-10-2008

Reding: EU to govern Internet of the future

The European Commission is aiming to boost the transition to the Internet of the future while at the same time preserving individual rights, seeking a greater role for itself in the governance of the Web, Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding told EURACTIV in an interview.