IEU DIGITAL INNOVATION Telegram 4 April 2017


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# DSM: 

  • Digital Europe by 2025: Commission launches video contest for young people +++ 
  • EU Commission Answer - Digital literacy - E-000569/2017 +++ 
  • EURELECTRIC Annual Convention and Conference - Session 2: Customers in a digital and electrified society +++ 

# E-GOVERNMENT: 

  • EU Commission: New eGovernment factsheets just published +++ 

# COPYRIGHT

  • Latest publications of Q&A by Creativity Works
    • Will mandatory exceptions weakening technical protection measures (TPM) improve access to content?
    • Do exceptions to copyright need to be harmonised across Europe to encourage innovation?
    • Will the Commission’s proposed measures on the Value Gap prevent fans from uploading works?
    • Will the Commission’s proposed measures on the Value Gap introduce a general obligation to monitor and filter content?
    • Will the Commission’s proposed measures on the Value Gap introducing new obligations for user-upload services prevent start-ups from entering the market?
    • Will broadening the scope of the review clause of the Geo-blocking regulation to audiovisual benefit consumers?
    • Will broadening the scope of the Geo-blocking Regulation to cover copyright content benefit consumers?
    • Could forcing cross-border access through legislation put an end to piracy?
    • Will imposing cross-border access through legislation have an impact on the funding of content?
    • How will imposing cross-border access through legislation affect the availability of content?
    • Will the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin licensing of certain online transmissions have an impact on the quality of content and on the final user experience?
    • What market impact will the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin have on licensing of certain online transmissions?
    • Does the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin licensing of certain online transmissions guarantee contractual freedom?
    • Does the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin licensing of certain online transmissions respect territoriality?
    • How will the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin licensing of certain online transmissions affect the value of rights?
    • Will the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin licensing of certain online transmissions increase consumer choice?
    • Will the proposed Regulation on Country of Origin licensing of certain online transmissions reduce transaction costs for cross-border licensing?

# DATA PROTECTION

  • EP and ECR Motion for a resolution on the adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-US Privacy Shield - B8-2017-0244
  • EU Commission Answer - Belgian PNR proposal - E-009478/2016
  • Österreich - EU-Ausschuss des Bundesrats: Neue technologische Entwicklungen machen Anpassung der e-Datenschutz-Richtlinie notwendig

# CYBERSECURITY

  • EU Commission Answer - Economic impact of cybercrime in the Union - E-009238/2016

# BIG DATA

  • Big data: how to minimise risks while maximising benefits for all - European Economic and Social Committee

# TELECOM REGULATION

  • Public consultation on the BEREC Medium-Term Strategy: deadline for contributions extended
  • Amendments 209 - 299 - Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications - PE 602.731v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

# MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

  • Uncovering new technologies from the Graphene Flagship at Mobile World Congress 2017 - The Digital Single Market Blog

# ROBOTICS

  • Subject files - Working Group on Labour market impacts of digitalisation and robotics - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

# AVMS-D

  • BEUC & EBU: Consumer groups and public broadcasters join forces to ensure Europeans get better cross-border access to TV and radio programmes

# FILM INDUSTRY

  • The EU film industry travels to Vilnius Film Festival 2017

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG CNECT
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the adoption of the work programme for 2017 for the Multimedia Actions serving as financing decision

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • St 7784 2017 Init Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of the 470-790 MHz frequency band in the Union (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act
  • Cm 2297 2017 Init Meeting of the Horizontal Working Party on Cyber Issues (cyber attaches)
  • St 7930 2017 Init Minutes of the Informal Working Group on PNR (IWG PNR) Brussels, 7 March 2017

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