Breton renews calls for a single European patent system

By |maj 26th, 2020|EU, News, patents, single European patent, Thierry Breton, Unified Patent Court, UPC|

The EU should speed up plans to create a single European patents system because the current setup is "too expensive and fragmented," Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton has said.

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Zuckerberg appeals for European leadership on platform regulation

By |maj 19th, 2020|digital services act, EU, European Union, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Thierry Breton|

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has called upon the European Union to take the lead in establishing a legal framework for the regulation of online platforms, in order to resist other models of online governance, like China's, which do not appeal to West...

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Commission proposes gradual lifting of borders, in bid to save Europe’s summer

By |maj 13th, 2020|contact tracing apps, COVID-19, European Commission, lockdown, Magrethe Vestager, News, Paolo Gentiloni, schengen area, Thierry Breton, tourism|

The European Commission on Wednesday (13 May) set out plans for a phased restart of travel this summer, proposing a gradual lifting of borders in an attempt to kick start a tourism sector hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vestager urges EU member states not to backtrack on 5G

By |maj 6th, 2020|5G, Broadband, Croatian Presidency, Digital, EU, EU telecoms Ministers, Margrethe Vestager, News, State aid, Technology, telecommunications, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission's Vice-President for Digital, Margrethe Vestager, has urged EU telecoms ministers to "limit as much as possible" any delays to their 5G spectrum assignments, amid the current challenges to the industry brought on by the coronavi...

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Commission mulls ‘innovative financial solutions’ to back EU media sector

By |maj 5th, 2020|EU media, Europe, Mariya Gabriel, media, media sector, media sustainability, News, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission is mulling over plans to introduce 'new and innovative financial solutions' to support the sustainability of the EU's media sector amid the current health crisis.

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EU stands by its data privacy rules in response to COVID-19

By |april 28th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, data protection, Didier Reynders, News, Stella Kyriakides, Thierry Breton|

Europe cannot win the fight against the coronavirus without digital technologies, the European Commission said in a video call with EU-27 health ministers on Monday (27 April). But this must not come at the expense of EU data protection rules, which must remain a "global gold standard". 

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Breton urges Apple chief Cook to work with EU amid French spat on virus app

By |april 23rd, 2020|Apple, Bluetooth, coronavirus, data privacy, News, Thierry Breton, Tim Cook|

EU industry chief Thierry Breton on Wednesday (22 April) told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to make sure that mobile apps to limit the spread of coronavirus work on its iPhones and other devices, amidst the company's spat with France on its privacy sa...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Breton urges Apple chief Cook to work with EU amid French spat on virus app

Charles Michel limits ambitions for virus teleconference summit

By |april 22nd, 2020|Charles Michel, coronavirus economic response, EU summit, EUCO, Mário Centeno, News, Thierry Breton, Ursula von der Leyen|

Differences among EU countries look set to stymie any major decisions on tackling the long-term economic impact of the crisis at a summit later this week. In a letter Tuesday inviting the 27 leaders to the videoconference, EU Council President...

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EU Commissioner calls for urgent tourism summit

By |april 21st, 2020|coronavirus, hostile takeovers, News, Thierry Breton, Travel and tourism industry|

A leading EU official on Tuesday (21 April) called for a special summit to help Europe's crucial tourism sector, which has been thrown into crisis by the coronavirus pandemic.

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LEAK: EU in push for digital transformation after COVID-19 crisis

By |april 6th, 2020|5G, 6G, artificial intelligence, digital services act, EU, leak, News, Sophie in 't Veld, Thierry Breton|

EU Member States and the European Commission should "thoroughly analyse the experiences gained from the COVID-19 pandemic" in order to inform future policies across the entire spectrum of the digital domain, leaked Council documents seen by EURACTIV re...

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