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  • Interview – Cornelia Kutterer (BEUC): Consumer rights online need to be secured

    Interview | Digital & Media 01-12-2005

    The legitimate interest of the holders of intellectual property rights to defend those is being abused to restrict the equally legitimate use of content that consumers have purchased, says Cornelia Kutterer, Senior Legal Adviser with BEUC. On 11 November 2005, the European consumer organisation launched a campaign for defending consumers' rights in the digital environment.

  • EP embraces the blogosphere

    News | Digital & Media 13-09-2005

    The Parliament has launched its new web portal with a series of round table talks on the information society, the first of which was about ethical questions arising from the emergence of millions of weblogs.

  • France pushes for European books online

    News | Digital & Media 31-08-2005

    While Google has announced versions of its online book service in 6 EU languages other than English, France is speeding up its rival venture for a European Digital Library. 

  • Commission to launch ambitious Information Technology Programme

    News | Digital & Media 01-06-2005

    The Commission plans to launch, on June 1, 2005, what Viviane Reding, Commissioner for Information Society and the Media, has branded as “the first-ever Lisbon Strategy realistic action plan”. The plan, labelled “i2010”, sets out to boost at the same time the information and communication technology (ICT) and content industries, as well as the industry take-up of innovation.

  • eEurope – An Information Society for All

    Policy Brief | Digital & Media 05-10-2004

    eEurope was launched in December 1999 to ensure the EU fully benefits from the changes the Information Society is bringing. eEurope's key objectives are to bringing every citizen, home and school, every business and administration, into the digital age and online. It plans to create a digitally literate Europe, supported by an entrepreneurial culture ready to finance and develop new ideas. eEurope also wants to ensure the whole process is socially inclusive, builds consumer trust and contributes to social cohesion.

  • EP states self-regulation is best for audiovisual industries

    News 16-04-2002

    In a resolution adopted on 10 April, the MEPs
    demanded more self-regulation by the audiovisual industry to
    protect children from harmful online content.