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Guest blog post by Chris Wiersma, academic fellow in Media Law & Lucia Vesnic-Alujevic, Political Communication and Science and Technology Studies scholar. On 22 March, a communication has been issued by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECtHR) about 49 cases against Russia. The country’s Foreign Agent Act is now under scrutiny by… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The German cabinet on April 5 approved a “Draft Law to Improve Law Enforcement in Social Networks” (Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz), ostensibly aimed at combatting disinformation and hate speech, that raises concerns about restrictions on free expression and the privatization of censorship. The law would compel social media companies to remove content or risk fines as high as… » read more

  Posted by Committee to Protect Journalists

This article is part of a series of papers based on the preliminary results of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s policy cycle “Tackling Populism: Hope over Fear”. The following article is based on the results of the Roundtable “Digital Single Market” at its launching conference. Written by Martin Garrigue, External Content Officer. Europe 2.0: Making the… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

This article is part of a series of papers based on the preliminary results of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s policy cycle “Tackling Populism: Hope over Fear”. The following article is based on the results of the Roundtable “Education for Engagement” at its launching conference. Written by Greta Schmuelling, Content Officer. Knowledge is power, and this… » read more

  Posted by 1989 Generation Initiative

This article is the first part from a short series of articles about investment and trading using SSIX social sentiment data. As social networks become more and more part of our daily life, an increasing volume of comments and opinions covering a huge variety of topics are shared every second. Considering that social networks are… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

At the beginning of December, ACEA organised its second passenger car conference entitled ‘Smart cars: Driven by data’. Our first car conference, held two years ago, gave a broad overview of the benefits and implications of the connected car. ACEA’s second car event proved to be an excellent opportunity to zoom in on what is… » read more

  Posted by Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)

On the 16th of November, the Allegro Group Public Policy Team attended the inaugural EU Public Affairs Awards (EuroPAwards). The EuroPAwards celebrates Brussels Public Policy and it acknowledges the successes of public affairs professionals and consultancies in this sphere. The awards span various sectors and categories (“Outstanding Contribution”, “Promising Newcomer”, “In house team of the… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

More than 50 teenage students learned the basics of programming during the Coding Summer School in July in Brussels. Boeing and ThinkYoung, who jointly organized the school, are encouraging regulators to put ‘Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics’ (STEM) at the center of the educational agenda.

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

While digital innovation in the automotive industry has traditionally focused on optimising the vehicle’s internal functions, attention is now turning to developing the car’s ability to connect with the outside world (including infrastructure, third-party services and of course other vehicles), as well as to the introduction of vehicles with increasing levels of automated-driving functions. Indeed,… » read more

  Posted by Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)

This blog post was written by Freddie Martyn & Maxime Sattonnay. Social media is a universal tool to share news and increase awareness on anything from glow-in-the-dark laces to the US elections. When it comes to reaching, connecting and interacting with the EU’s influencers, there are certain social media steps to follow that only apply… » read more

  Posted by Freddie

Depuis quelques temps, les big data et leur exploitation font couler beaucoup d’encre. On ne compte lu les articles et les livres publiés à leur sujet. Certains prédisent un avenir sombre. J’en veux pour preuve le dernier livre de Bernard Stiegler « Dans la disruption [numérique], comment ne pas devenir fou ? ». La Commission… » read more

  Posted by Laurent Ledoux's blog

Guest blog post by Danielle Jacobs, Chairman of the Board of the International Telecommunications Users Group & General Manager of BELTUG & Christian Borggreen, Director, CCIA Europe. Last week, European Commission Vice President, Andrus Ansip, called for an end to forced data localisation within the EU’s Single Market. This new proposal, expected on 30 November,… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

A conversation with Ryan Ding, President, Products & Solutions, Huawei Technologies, about the EU Commission 5G action plan launched on the 14th September 2014. Q. The European Commission adopted a calendar for the commercial launch of 5G in 2020, with first pan-European trials by 2018. Do you think this is achievable? What are the main… » read more

  Posted by Huawei - For a better connected Europe

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