About: John Higgins

Digital 20-07-2015

Forging a truly Transatlantic digital economy

With Transatlantic Week starting tomorrow in Washington, TTIP remains an opportunity for the US and Europe to show that free data flow is good for innovation and economic growth, write Dean Garfield and John Higgins.
Trade & Society 10-02-2015

TTIP can help reap the rewards of the ‘Internet of Things’

The Internet of Things – also known as Industry 4.0 - is rapidly becoming reality, driven by the convergence of increasingly connected devices.  TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, can help reap the rewards it promises, writes John Higgins.
Digital 19-06-2013

Data protection: One law should cover EU, governments and private sector

The biggest threat to European citizens’ privacy is posed not by companies, but by governments, according to Digital Europe’s director-general. The US Prism scandal has highlighted the potential for governments to snoop on individuals, which makes it even more important that neither the EU institutions nor other government bodies should be excluded from new data protection rules.
Digital 15-03-2013

Creating digital jobs easier than putting humans on the moon

If we can put men on the moon, and get them back, surely Europe is capable of creating more digital jobs, especially since its future might just well depend on it, argues John Higgins.

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