About: James Waterworth

Digital 10-01-2017

Telecoms firms and internet services like WhatsApp face tougher new privacy rules

Telecoms providers will face fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover if they're caught breaking new EU privacy rules that will also hit firms processing vast amounts of machine data in the internet of things.
Digital 05-08-2016

WhatsApp and Skype targeted in Commission’s revamp of telecoms laws

Internet companies like WhatsApp and Skype are worried they'll have to comply with new EU telecoms laws for the first time when the European Commission proposes a legislative overhaul this September.
Digital 18-05-2016

European Commission wants Netflix to carry at least 20% European content

The European Commission will propose quotas on online video streaming services that require them to offer at least 20% European content.
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Digital 09-12-2015

CCIA Europe VP James Waterworth on the EU’s platform consultation

Platforms are transforming not just the digital economy, but making it easier for all sorts of businesses to connect with customers.
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Digital 30-04-2015

Embracing the Internet Opportunity to Drive the European Economy

Europe has an unprecedented opportunity to increase consumer and business use of online technology as it crafts its Digital Single Market plan. The outcome can help grow Europe’s domestic technology industry and boost productivity and sales for traditional European companies -- or stifle them depending on what choices are made.
Digital 21-11-2013

Europe needs to re-think its regulatory approach to the internet

French proposals to tackle internet regulation are half-right and half-wrong, writes James Waterworth, arguing that there is a danger in the idea of prescribing too much control over the web.

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