IEU DIGITAL Telegram 26 May 2016


  • Main results of the  Telecommunications Council, 26/05/2016
  • Main results of the first day of the Competitiveness Council, 26-27/05/2016


  • Freeing up 700 MHz band for mobile: EU Council agrees its position
  • DIGITALEUROPE comments on Council’s General Approach regarding the 700 MHz frequency Decision


  • Portability of digital content: Council agreement on main principles


  • Digital single market technologies and public services modernisation
  • EP: Digital Revolution Tech Corner (Saturday, 28 May, 10.00 – 18.00)
  • Digital economy: Why a brighter future could be in our pocket - OECD


  • Breaking down barriers: giving consumers equal access to online products
  • Updated: New e-commerce rules to help reap full benefit of Single Market
  • Deutscher Markenverband zu digitalen Binnenmarktvorschlägen der EU-Kommission: Ein wesentlicher erster Schritt mit Augenmaß


  • MEPs call for virtual currency watchdog to combat money laundering and terrorism
  • EP Text adopted - Virtual currencies - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0228 - Thursday, 26 May 2016 - Brussels - Provisional edition
  • S&D: Virtual currencies and Blockchain: smart regulation for smart technologies
  • EU-Abgeordneter Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU) zu virtuellen Währungen


  • BEREC: ETNO-MLex Regulatory Summit: discussion on future-oriented EU laws
  • ETNO supports policymakers in their current review of the telecoms framework
  • ETNO: A new digital Union: What’s in it for citizens with IoT and 5G
  • EuroISPA Annual Report 2015


  • State aid: Commission endorses UK National Broadband Scheme for 2016-2020


  • EDPS: Time for Europe's data protection authorities to raise their game
  • EU-US “Privacy Shield” for data transfers: further improvements needed, MEPs say
  • EU Parliament: Joint motion for a resolution on transatlantic data flows - RC-B8-2016-0623
  • EP Text adopted - Transatlantic data flows - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0233 - Thursday, 26 May 2016 - Brussels - Provisional edition
  • EPP: EU-US data flows: urgent implementation of Privacy Shield needed
  • ECR: MEPs adopt sensible resolution on EU-US data flows and Privacy Shield
  • EU-US Privacy Shield – EU-Abgeordneter Jan Phillip Albrecht
  • Europaabgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE): Privacy Shield: Ein Schild aus Pappmaché!
  • EDRi: European Parliament confirms inadequacy of "Privacy Shield"
  • FNF: Analyse: US-Datenschutzdebatte im transatlantischen Kontext


  • Highlights of Secure Cloud 2016 - ENISA


  • Facebook is a news editor: the real issues to be concerned about -  LSE Media Policy Project


  • Eurovision steps up capacity on 4 Eutelsat satellites to deliver major news and sports events


  • ITU and UNECE launch advocacy platform for smart sustainable cities



  • Commission Decision concerning: Case BG/2016/1862: Wholesale call termination on individual public telephone networks provided at a fixed location in Bulgaria Case BG/2016/1863: Call origination on the public telephone network provided at a fixed location in Bulgaria Case BG/2016/1864: Voice call termination on individual mobile networks in Bulgaria Comments pursuant to Article 7(3) of Directive 2002/21
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the selection and award of grant(s) under Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)


  • Answer - Protecting the rights of performing artists and music authors in the Free Trade Agreement with South Korea - E-002558/2016
  • Answer - France's position in the Galileo and EGNOS programmes - E-000831/2016 
  • Answer - NIS Directive - E-001740/2016 
  • Answer - Situation of journalists in Turkey - E-001864/2016 


  • Cm 2681 2016 Rev 2 Meeting of the Friends of the Presidency Group on Cyber Issues

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