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23 June 2016 - Edition n.23
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POLICY - FOCUS ON VIDEO - REPORTS - FACTS & FIGURES - TWITTERATI - VIEWS - TECH - EVENTS
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POLICY
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Brexit: Brussels tech folk fear possible UK vote to leave European Union
Ars Technica – 23 June 2016
Better Regulation Agenda may hold back digital innovation
EurActiv – 22 June 2016
European Commission: Privacy shield deal ‘very, very fragile’
Politico – 21 June 2016
Privacy shield can wait until after summer: Buttarelli
Politico – 21 June 2016
FCC to vote on rules for 5G network in July
WSJ – 20 June 2016
EU Network and Information Security Directive expected to enter into force August 2016: will your EU operations be affected?
Lexology – 20 June 2016
EU seeks harmonized approach across all verticals to assert 5G leadership
Rethink research – 20 June 2016
Europe’s rude awakening to big data politics
EurActiv – 20 June 2016
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FOCUS ON
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ETNO position paper on Privacy Shield

Towards the swift adoption of a future-proof and sustainable text

ETNO acknowledges the progress made on the proposed EU-US Privacy Shield, a new framework for transatlantic data flows that will replace the Safe Harbour and aims at providing improved protection for data transfers across the Atlantic. 

The new framework could help regain legal certainty in transatlantic data flows. The new EU-US Privacy Shield agreement assures that private sector activities will be monitored by the Department of Commerce, which will cooperate and coordinate with European DPAs to facilitate complaints by EU citizens for misuse of their personal data.

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VIDEOS
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Kamila Kloc: ThinkDigital Video
“The understanding amongst stakeholders, including Commission, Member States and Parliament, about the importance of having better spectrum coordination has changed significantly. We are all now talking about better connectivity, about 5G deployments.”
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REPORTS
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#SystemTransformation: How digital solutions will drive progress towards the sustainable development goals
GeSI - June 2016
Online Platforms: at the heart of the Digital Economy
European Commission - June 2016
Two fifths of Europeans are digitally illiterate 
EurActiv - June 2016
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FACTS & FIGURES
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ETNO ThinkDigital blog: Messaging Apps, SMS, Voice or Internet calls?
Preferences vary among 16-35 year olds.

Telenor releases Digital Frontrunners study

By Telenor Research, for ETNO #ThinkDigital. Read more.
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@DSMeu
How to make the most out of global cooperation in digital economy? @Ansip_eu http://bit.ly/28MGkYR  #OECDdigitalMX Link to tweet

 

@tefpublicpolicy
VIDEO > OECD Forum 2016 – From a Pre Digital to a #Digital Economy via @OECD #OECDdigitalMX www.youtu Link to tweet

 

@Parlimag
EU-wide #InnoApps2016 competition launched for young entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/28NuOkJ  ft. @HuaweiEU #WeConnectAll Link to tweet

 

@ETNOAssociation
.@Orange_Brussels: Consumer rules designed at time when telcos were only network provider. Times have changed. Rules must adapt #EUtelcoR Link to tweet

 

@BTGroup
Video: Our Director of Education @L12_W explains the #TechLiteracy paradox http://bit.ly/1YedBlC  @ETNOAssociation   Link to tweet
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VIEWS
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Refocus the data debate around individuals
EurActiv – 20 June 2016
Time for a stakeholders-led platform to shape e-commerce rules 
EurActiv – 17 June 2016
Europe’s obsession with privacy rights hinders growth
Politico – 17 June 2016
Deutsche Telekom executive: beware, the smartphone’s end is nigh
Bloomberg – 17 June 2016
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TECH
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From telecoms provider to tech innovator: Can the old guard make the leap?
City AM – 20 June 2016
Too cute for their own good, robots get self-defense instincts
WSJ - 19 June 2016
Europe’s emergency workers turn to drones to save lives
NY Times - 19 June 2016
Europe tech start-ups valued at $1bn dwindle
FT – 19 June 2016
Patients greeted by robot at Belgian hospital
Reuters – 18 June 2016
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EVENTS
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CENELEC, 29 June 2016, Brussels
Standards for digital transformation workshop
CEPS, 29 June 2016, Brussels
Telecom rules for the Digital Single Market - What should the Commission do?
CEPS, 30 June 2016, Brussels
Mobility of tech skills - Insights from Big Data
British Chamber of Commerce, 05 July 2016, Brussels
Cybersecurity with Jakub Boratynski, Head of Unit Trust & Security, DG Connect
FT - ETNO, 27 September 2016, Brussels
FT - ETNO Summit 2016
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