About: Viviane Reding

Languages & Culture 17-01-2018

Reding: ‘Endangered languages could be saved by the internet’

Internet platforms have helped the internet to become more multilingual, and especially less widely spoken languages like Luxembourgish, Viviane Reding told EURACTIV.com in an interview.
Viviane Reding
Trade & Society 28-01-2016

Reding: TiSA is not about opening EU markets, but making others’ less closed

The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is not about opening up European markets, but about making others' less closed for the sake of reciprocity, said MEP Viviane Reding, before the European Parliament is due to vote on a number of recommendations.
MEP Viviane Reding

Reding: Doubts over EU institutions’ data protection are a ‘red herring’

European institutions will be covered by the EU's new data protection regime, says Viviane Reding. The same rules must apply to everyone, the EU justice commissioner says in an interview, where she also discusses the brewing storm over alleged US snooping on European offices.
Future EU 04-09-2012

Reding: Barroso III would make Europe stronger

Europe needs continuity and stability at the helm of government to make it stronger and more resilient, European Commission Vice President Viviane Reding said in an interview with EURACTIV Italy, while also pushing for a third Barroso term at the Commission.
Digital 24-02-2012

Lawyer: Companies ‘left in limbo’ by new data protection regime

The new data protection regime envisaged by Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding is going to change the legal landscape from the ground up, according to expert Christopher Kuner, but the proposed changes are so technical he questions whether companies will be able to comprehend them.
Digital 18-07-2011

Euronews: Licence fee would boost quality of news media

A European licence fee could help broadcasters to maintain a quality and independent news service, says Euronews' boss Philippe Cayla in an interview with EURACTIV.

Reding: ‘Companies don’t take protection of personal data seriously enough’

Recent data protection breaches involving Apple and Sony show that "the protection of personal data doesn't work properly," says the EU commissioner in charge of justice and fundamental rights Viviane Reding. In a wide-ranging interview with EURACTIV, she also discusses other issues such as EU communications, media funding, Roma discrimination and gender quotas.
Euro & Finance 28-01-2010

Zafar: Banks need to outsmart criminals

As banking migrates to the Internet, so too does payment fraud. Banks will have to be one step ahead of organised criminals to protect online payments, argues security expert Samee Zafar. EURACTIV spoke to the banking security expert, who has been advising banks in the City of London on the EU's Payments Services Directive (PSD), which is expected to boost online payments.
Digital 07-11-2008

Reding to rescue mobile TV in Europe

The European Commission will present a new document aimed at paving the way for the spread of mobile television in Europe "within a few weeks," EU Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding told EURACTIV in an interview. She gave positive signals on advertising on mobile handsets, but warned of dangers regarding invasion of privacy.
Digital 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.

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