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May 7, 2015

The Digital Single Market
A new start for Europe

The European Commission’s long-awaited Digital Single Market Strategy was published yesterday, sending a hopeful message that Europe is ready to update its policies to fit the online world.

In this special edition of our weekly newsletter, ETNO has gathered the latest information and opinions on the Strategy from across the digital value chain.

We hope that you will find this edition useful.

The ETNO Team


TABLE OF CONTENTS

a. THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S STRATEGY (8)

b. FROM THE INDUSTRY (10)

c. IN THE PRESS (6)

d. PARLIAMENT & STAKEHOLDERS (13)

e. VIDEOS (9)

f. UPCOMING EVENTS (5)

 

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S STRATEGY

A Digital Single Market for Europe: Commission sets out 16 initiatives to make it happen

www.ec.europa.eu | May 6, 2015

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A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (pdf)

www.ec.europa.eu | May 6, 2015

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A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe - Analysis and Evidence (pdf)

www.ec.europa.eu | May 6, 2015

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Commissioner Bieńkowska: Making the Single Market work for Europe's citizens and businesses

www.europa.eu | March 26, 2015

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Commissioner Vestager: Competition policy for the Digital Single Market: Focus on e-commerce

www.europa.eu | March 26, 2015

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Digital Single Market Strategy: European Commission agrees areas for action

www.europa.eu | March 25, 2015

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Ansip’ Blog: Turning Europe digital, gathering views for the way forward

www.ec.europa.eu | March 25, 2015

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Oettinger’ Blog: Innovation to secure digital future

www.ec.europa.eu | March 24, 2015

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FROM THE INDUSTRY

Telefonica: Unlocking the potential of digital growth

www.politico.eu | May 7, 2015

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Orange - European Commission’s consultation for the digital single market: 3 essential considerations

www.orange.com | April 27, 2015

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Creating a European Digital Single Market

www.teliasonera.com | March 27, 2013

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Statement on the Digital Single Market Strategy plan presented by the European Commission

www.huawei.eu | March 27, 2015

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ETNO welcomes the Digital Single Market Strategy and asks for swift and concrete actions

www.think-digital.eu | May 6, 2015

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ETNO ThinkDigital – Aiming for a stronger Europe with less national division: Interview with Hannes Ametsreiter

www.think-digital.eu | May 5, 2015

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ETNO ThinkDigital - Global trade agreements in a fast-changing world: Interview with David Frautschy Heredia

www.think-digital.eu |May 4, 2015

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ETNO: Achieving a stronger Digital Union

www.etno.eu | March 25, 2015

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Vodafone welcomes Europe's new Digital Single Market strategy

www.vodafonepublicpolicy.newsweaver.com | May 6, 2015

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Staying on track for Europe’s Digital Single Market

blogs.microsoft.com | March 18, 2015

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IN THE PRESS

EU makes play for leverage over e-commerce

www.wsj.com | May 7, 2015

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US ‘concerns’ over digital market strategy

www.europolitics.info | May 7, 2015

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EU sets out plan to shake up Europe’s digital market

www.ft.com | May 6, 2015

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L'UE lance une enquête sur l'ensemble du secteur internet

www.fr.reuters.com | May 6, 2015

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EU digital single market: Death by compromise

www.politico.eu | May 6, 2015

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EU unveils plans to set up digital single market for online firms

www.theguardian.com | May 6, 2015

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PARLIAMENT & STAKEHOLDERS

ETNO ThinkDigital Blog Post: MEP Hökmark’s #ThinkDigital vision of the future

www.think-digital.eu | May 6, 2015

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EPP Group - Digital Single Market: EPP Group calls for a more concrete proposal

www.eppgroup.eu | May 6, 2015

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S&D Group - "We need to ensure the digital revolution benefits all of society" say S&D Euro MPs

www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu | May 6, 2015

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ALDE Group - Digital Single Market: Lack of urgency risks jobs. - EU Governments talk the talk; refuse to commit to reform

www.alde.eu | May 6, 2015

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ECR Group - Digital Single Market strategy: Must keep focus on opportunities and break down barriers

www.ecrgroup.eu | May 6, 2015

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CCIA Europe - Europe’s Digital Strategy Must Enable Internet Innovation

www.ccianet.org | May 6, 2015

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Digital Europe - Welcome the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy (pdf)

www.digitaleurope.org | May 6, 2015

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BEUC - EU unveils Digital Single Market: Consumers must be central

www.beuc.org | May 6, 2015

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EDiMA response to the European Commission Digital Single Market Strategy (pdf)

www.edima-eu.org | May 6, 2015

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LSE - Digital Single Market strategy: geo-blocking, copyright, and AVMS implications

www.blogs.lse.ac.uk | May 4, 2015

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ECTA - How to get an AAA rating for Europe in digital? Accessibility, Affordability, Agility: the recipe to build Europe’s Digital Single Market

www.ectaportal.com | May 6, 2015

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GSMA - Call for urgent telecom rule changes to support EU industry investment

www.gsma.com | May 6, 2015

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Cable Europe’s Preliminary Views on the Digital Single Market Strategy (pdf)

www.cable-europe.eu | April 22, 2015

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VIDEOS

European Digital Single Market Announcement by President Juncker

www.ec.europa.eu | MaY 6, 2015

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Creating Europe's Digital Highways: European Voice interviews Steven Tas

www.etno.eu | March 24, 2015

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Geoblocking is discrimination: Ansip on copyright reform & cultural diversity

www.youtube.com | April 24, 2015

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Geoblocking: Commercial reality or consumer straitjacket?

www.vieuws.eu | April 15, 2015

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Towards a New Legislation on Intellectual Property in the Digital Single Market

www.efdgroup.eu | March 3, 2015

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Andrus Ansip, EC Vice President for Digital Single Market

www.youtube.com | February 23, 2015

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Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner

www.youtube.com | February 23, 2015

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Single digital market: ‘Silence Euroskeptics with a more competitive Europe’

www.youtube.com | February 11, 2015

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The UK vision for the EU’s digital economy

www.engage.number10.gov.uk

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Round table discussion: Shaping the digital single market and strengthening cultural diversity

www.europeanbooksellers.eu | Brussels, BL - May 12, 2015

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Arts Week 2015: The Digital Single Market: What Future Rules are Required for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity on Screen(s)?

www.bbk.ac.uk | London, Uk – May 20, 2015

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Towards a digital single market: the European Commission strategy

www.bruegel.org | Brussels, BL – June 8, 2015

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What digital union?

www.bruegel.org | Warsaw, PL – June 15, 2015

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Digital Assembly 2015 - One Europe, One Digital Single Market

www.unite-it.eu | Riga, LT – June 17-18, 2015

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