8 common questions on “fair contribution”, EU backs the common charger, and more!
09 June 2022 - Edition no. 290
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POLICY

The five political priorities of the upcoming Czech Presidency

EURACTIV – 8 JUNE 2022

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EU working on possible ban on providing cloud services to Russia - source

REUTERS – 8 JUNE 2022

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Leading MEP proposes changes on privacy, access, interoperability for European digital wallet

EURACTIV – 7 JUNE 2022

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EU backs common charger for mobile devices by 2024

POLITICO EUROPE – 7 JUNE 2022

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Online platforms now have an hour to remove terrorist content in the EU

POLITICO EUROPE – 7 JUNE 2022

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China rebrands proposal on internet governance, targeting developing countries

EURACTIV – 6 JUNE 2022

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Big Tech pulls out all the stops to halt ‘self-preferencing’ antitrust bill

FINANCIAL TIMES – 6 JUNE 2022

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Focus on

8 common questions on the “fair contribution” debate
 
Since the publication of the EU Digital Decade principles in January, a lively debate has been developing on whether tech giants are contributing enough to the network costs they generate. This is very relevant to the achievement of the EU Digital Decade targets, which foresee full 5G and gigabit coverage by 2030.

In this context, policymakers and stakeholders have spoken up in the
media, public debates and ETNO has published a report by Axon Partners on the EU Internet Ecosystem. As the debate continues, Maarit Palovirta addresses what we see at the top eight questions being raised in the exchanges with stakeholders: what the “fair contribution” concept is and is not about.
 
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Video

Understanding 5G and beyond


 The rollout of 5G - the fifth-generation mobile network, that offers more speed, control and security than older networks - is gathering pace. But as Anna Gross explains, this rollout won’t be cheap, so far business uptake has been slow, and the question of how to monetise 5G applications still looms large. Despite that, some providers are already looking towards 6G.

See the full video at the link below!
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Reports

AI trends to watch in 2022

CBINSIGHT – MAY 2022

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EU and Online Security

EURID – MAY 2022

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Facts & Figures
Twitterati
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@THIERRYBRETON

We have a deal on the #CommonCharger! More savings for EU consumers & less waste for the planet: mobile phones, tablets, cameras… will have #USBtypeC; harmonised fast-charging technology; unbundling of sale of chargers. The EU general interest has prevailed!
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@ETNOASSOCIATION

Maarit Palovirta - ETNO’s Senior Regulatory Affairs Director - on the latest Chinese proposal on #IP: “The #Internet should remain open, decentralized and governed through the #multistakeholder model. European telcos are against the #IPv6-enhanced proposal”
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@LiseFuhr

To achieve a #GreenTransition through #digital technologies, we need to put consumers at the centre. Here is the input of our industry on how to make it happen in Europe http://bit.ly/3zgRrcz
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@Mr_Zakka

Strong political signal: Commissioner @ThierryBreton proposes to have Ukrainian #telecom national regulatory authority participate in the board of regulators of #BEREC
- facilitate low roaming tariffs
- help prevent Russian disinformation

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TECH

Apple's next frontier is your car's dashboard

REUTERS – 7 JUNE 2022

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Echoing Elon Musk, Texas AG is investigating Twitter over bots

TECH CRUNCH – 6 JUNE 2022

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AlphaBay Is Taking Over the Dark Web – Again

WIRED – 6 JUNE 2022

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Crypto scams are now a billion-dollar market

TECH RADAR – 6 JUNE 2022

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Axon Hits Pause on 'Dystopian' Taser Drone Project Following Ethics Board's Mass Resignations

GIZMODO – 6 JUNE 2022

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Satellites and AI Can Help Solve Big Problems—If Given the Chance

WIRED – 5 JUNE 2022

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How Sheryl Sandberg lost D.C.

POLITICO – 1 JUNE 2022

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Events
JUNE
International Association of CIP Professionals,
14 – 16 JUNE 2022, HYBRID

Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe

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MICROSOFT,
14 – 16 JUNE 2022, HYBBRID

European Cyber Agora

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Competition and Markets Authority,
15 June 2022, Hybrid

Data, Technology and Analytics Conference 2022

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Financial Times,
16 June 2022, Online

Building a more sustainable telecoms industry

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BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO THE EU,
20 JUNE 2022, BRUSSELS

Taking Stock of the AI Act

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FRENCH PRESIDENCY,
21 – 22 May 2022, TOULOUSE

DIGITAL ASSEMBLY

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ENISA,
23 – 24 June 2022, WARSAW

Annual Privacy Forum 2022

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European Commission, CEA & EARTO,
23 JUNE 2022, BRUSSELS

The Role of Technology Infrastructures in the new Pact for Research and Innovation

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ENISA,
23 – 29 JUNE 2022, BRUSSELS

ENISA Telecom Security Forum

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CEPS,
29 JUNE 2022, BRUSSELS

Cyber Resilience, skill shortage and augmented capacity through artificial intelligence

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THE GREENS/EFA,
30 JUNE 2022, HYBRID

GREEN TECH TALK: NEW DIGITAL ECONOMY FOR WORKERS, CONSUMERS & THE ENVIRONMENT

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