Why the EU leads in digital regulation, but lags in digital innovation

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Andrus Ansip, connecting europe facility, Digital, Digital Europe, Digital Single Market, GDPR, Magrethe Vestager, News|

In its efforts to harmonise the digital legislation of its 28 countries, the European Union has accidentally become the world’s digital regulator – while ceding ground to other digital innovators.

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The EU’s Single Market: Digital enough to compete globally?

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Digital, Digital Single Market, News|

The European Union, with 500 million consumers, has huge potential in digitalising the economy. The ‘Digital Single Market’ is no longer stand-alone. Rather, digitalisation affects all sectors and companies. It is argued that European digital services lag behind the US and China, especially when it comes to its global presence. However, opportunities exist in B2C and B2B services and beyond.

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The Finnish EU presidency should push for a ‘fast lane’ for tech and AI

By |julij 12th, 2019|AI, digital future, Digital Single Market, Finnish Presidency, News|

Boasting one of Europe’s most liberal and innovative economies, Finland's EU presidency has the chance to push for a ‘fast lane’ for tech and AI in Europe, and show Europe a way forward in the age of AI, writes Christian Walther Øyrabø.

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Web under censorship threat [Promoted content]

By |februar 12th, 2019|copyright, Digital Single Market, EU copyright directive, internet, News|

If the European project of the Directive on Copyright Law in the Digital Single Market becomes reality in its current shape, the Internet will no longer remain a place of free access to information and democratic debate, writes Michal Kanownik.

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Smart meter woes hold back digitalisation of EU power sector

By |januar 29th, 2019|Digital Single Market, electricity grids, electricity market, News, Smart meters|

Electric cars and rooftop solar panels are expected to hit mass markets in the coming years, all requiring smart meters installed in people’s homes. But EU countries are slow at deploying them, and industry voices are now calling on EU regulators to step in.

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Ansip uncovered: Commission Vice-President on disinformation, Huawei, copyright

By |januar 23rd, 2019|Action plan on disinformation, Andrus Ansip, Ansip, copyright, copyright directive, copyright reform, Digital Single Market, disinformation, Estonia, EU elections 2019, fake news, Huawei, Julian King, Michel Barnier, News, Russia|

EURACTIV's Digital Editor, Samuel Stolton, sat down with Vice-President of the European Commission, Andrus Ansip, to speak about his recent decision to stand as an MEP, disinformation, 'those' Huawei comments and the difficulties with the copyright dir...

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After the copyright win, what strategy for Europe’s media sector?

By |september 24th, 2018|Digital Single Market, media policy, News|

The European Parliament has just voted to back the copyright directive, as part of the ‘Digital Single Market’ priorities. Now, fighting fake news before the EU elections is not enough: we should prepare a vertical strategy for the media sector 2019-2024, writes Cristophe Leclercq.

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Drama strikes hemicycle as European Parliament backs copyright bill

By |september 12th, 2018|Axel Voss, copyright, Copyright bill, copyright directive, Digital Single Market, Julia Reda, News, Paul McCartney|

The European Parliament backed the controversial copyright bill on Wednesday (12 September), drawing cheers of jubilation and howls of disapproval from MEPs in the Strasbourg hemicycle.

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Germany only in the mid-range of digitalisation, EU index shows

By |junij 1st, 2018|Broadband, DESI Index, digital literacy, Digital Single Market, digitisation, Germany, News|

As the European Commission pushes forward with digitalisation policies, its DESI-index is meant to measure how digital individual member states already are. Germany, however, is only in the midfield. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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News agencies hail ‘major step’ by EU to make net giants pay for news

By |maj 8th, 2018|copyright, Digital Single Market, European Parliament, Facebook, Google, News|

News agencies welcomed Monday (7 May) what they called a "major step" by the EU parliament's legal committee asking internet giants to pay for press articles.

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