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Le fédéralisme ne serait-il pas une véritable épine dans le pied du Royaume-Uni? Le nouveau gouvernement conservateur issu des élections générales britanniques va devoir faire face à de nombreux défis. Mais deux sujets éclipsent tous les autres. Je pense d’une part à la redéfinition de la position du Royaume-Uni dans l’Union européenne et d’autre part… » read more

  Posted by Morucci Europe Blog

EU Community is developing several tools to identify relevant experts and key documents in the EU legislative process. EURACTORY – Identifies the relevant experts EurActory identifies relevant experts and key stakeholders on EU policy-making. EurActory’s beta version was presented at the European Parliament on 29 January 2015. More than 150 invitees confirmed their interest in… » read more

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I hate “limited liability”. It sounds either technical & legalistic (who really knows what it means?), or mealy-mouthed and self-serving (“we don’t want to take responsibility”). There’s got to be a better name for it – a name that is catchy and simple and easy to understand. I am offering a holiday in Bali to… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

Guest blogpost by François du Mortier, e-Government Manager, CIRB and Francesco Grillo, Director, Vision   A Comparative Analysis of e-Government Practices   The Jean-Claude Juncker Commission has set the creation of a digital single market as a first priority. The Digital Agenda appears to be ‘a key ingredient’ to reinvigorate the European economy and to help… » read more

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By Jeff Gould, SafeGov. The EC investigation of Android has implications for privacy as well as antitrust This week the European Commission took not one but two momentous actions against Google. The first — which has received the lion’s share of media attention — was the filing of formal antitrust charges accusing Google of abuse of dominance in online… » read more

  Posted by SafeGovEU

Google Under Fire

So it finally happened. Yesterday the European Commission announced it had sent Google a Statement of Objections (SO), accusing it of abusing its dominant position in search to unfairly give advantages to its comparison shopping service, Google Shopping. This is obviously hugely important. As I have argued here before, the outcome of this case has… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

By Silvia Romano   Those watching the Data Protection Regulation (DPR) can breathe a sigh of relief now that EU Ministers have reached an agreement on a number of critical provisions of the proposal. However, more work remains to be done to achieve a robust and clear legislative framework which can effectively address the challenges… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

By Silvia Romano   Those watching the Data Protection Regulation (DPR) can breathe a sigh of relief now that EU Ministers have reached an agreement on a number of critical provisions of the proposal. However, more work remains to be done to achieve a robust and clear legislative framework which can effectively address the challenges […]

On Tuesday March 10th, the European Parliament adopted with a large majority (526 votes in favour, 108 against and 59 abstentions) a report by European Conservatives and Reformists MEP Morten Messerschmidt on EU Competition Policy, including the EU’s competition investigation into Google, and the ongoing investigation surrounding tax practices in certain EU member states. “No […]

Les systèmes de transport intelligents (STI) sont une énième vitrine pour l’exportation française. Basés sur une communication et une information optimales, ils concourent à la mobilité de demain, pour des retombées environnementales et économiques positives. L’heure est à l’intelligence ; pas celle des hommes – quoique – mais celle de l’objet. L’inanimé tend, depuis des […]

The beautiful city of Aalborg welcomed again the MyNeighbourhood partners on February 24th and 25th for two intense days of discussion on the achievements of the project and the road ahead.      During the first day, the four pilots (Aalborg, Birmingham, Lisbon and Milan) presented their work at the local level and how they […]

The Internet of Things – also known as Industry 4.0 –  is rapidly becoming reality, driven by the convergence of increasingly connected devices.  TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, can help reap the rewards it promises, writes John Higgins. John Higgins, Director General of DIGITALEUROPE explains some of the concrete benefits that technological innovations could offer to […]