ETNODigital: 5G FAQ, EUvsDisinfo and much more!
11 June 2020 - Edition no.201
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POLICY

MEP: Europe’s digital education strategy is key to future recovery

EURACTIV – 11 JUNE 2020

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European Commission accuses China of peddling disinformation

POLITICO - 10 JUNE 2020

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EU watchdog sets up TikTok task force, warns on Clearview AI software

REUTERS – 10 JUNE 2020

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Brussels to focus on platforms, messaging against COVID-19 disinformation

POLITICO – 9 JUNE 2020

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Ministers to chart Europe’s digital future with post-COVID19 commitments

EURACTIV - 8 JUNE 2020

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European INSTITUTIONS ARE Tackling COVID-19 disinformation - Getting the facts right

 

Yesterday, the European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council issued a Joint Communication to unite in the fight against disinformation around the coronavirus pandemic. The communication analyses the immediate response and proposes concrete action that can be quickly set in motion.

'Disinformation pollutes our democracy and hurts Europe's innovation and competitiveness' said ETNO's Director-General Lise Fuhr'Recent false claims on 5G led to attacks against telecom employees and to destruction of essential mobile networks. Today's move is an important step towards tackling disinformation.'

Read the press release and more information on the joint statement below.

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Video

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DEBUNKING 5G MYTHS with SCIENCE

The European Commission has released a 5G FAQ to address the most common misinformations out there regarding the new technology. To address any health concerns, they went through all these questions in this video with the Italian immunologist Antonella Viola.
 

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Reports

CHILDREN’S EXPERIENCES WITH DIGITAL LEARNING DURING COVID-19 PERIOD: FINDINGS FROM THE CHILDREN’S ADVISORY PANEL

TELIA COMPANY – JUNE 2020


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Europe's moment: Repair and prepare for the next generation

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – MAY 2020

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Facts & Figures

RECOVERY PLAN FOR EUROPE

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@ETNOASSOCIATION

"#5G should build on the two keystones of #DigitalLeadership: 
⛓️A strong governance model with shared responsibilities for all the players in the value chain
📶An open, interoperable infrastructure that promotes choice, efficiency and #innovation" @LiseFuhr at #CyberSecurityHub

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@VERAJOUROVA

#Disinformation waves have hit Europe during #Coronavirus. They harm not only the health of our democracies, but also of our citizens. To fight them, we need to mobilise all relevant players from fact-checkers, researchers to online platforms and authorities.
#EUvsDisinfo

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@DSMEU

The Communication on what #EU is doing to fight #disinformation about #COVID19 is live bit.ly/DisinfoCommunication
It shows how #EU:
- understands disinfo
- communicates to citizens
- cooperates
- works for transparency
- empowers citizens
- works to protect freedom of expression

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@ETNOASSOCIATION

2 takeaways from the #5GMisinformation webinar:
#5G, a cornerstone of EU recovery: MEPs expect it to promote growth & inclusion
From a geopolitical and global competitiveness angle, 5G is a strategic infrastructure; EU should support investment
Full video:
bit.ly/2zQrwfv
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@DSMeu

#5G means faster uploads
We can share more user-generated videos & faster downloads to enjoy more high-quality #games & videos. 
AR & #VR: With 5G, we could enjoy smooth, no-lag augmented reality experiences.
Learn more Bit.ly/5GdigitalTech

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@ETNOAssociation

ETNO’s @LiseFuhr is now member of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group, which advises the @EU_Commission and @enisa_eu on strategic issues regarding #cybersecurity. She joins together with 47 other reps from academia, consumers, industry and experts.
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TECH

Telefonica slashes emissions targets by 20 years in new push to go green

TOTAL TELECOM - 10 JUNE 2020

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The great transformation: using technology to make the world more humane

TELEFONICA – 5 JUNE 2020

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Twitter starts aggressively fact-checking tweets linking 5G to COVID-19

The Verge - 9 JUNE 2020

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Robot built for Japan's aging workforce finds coronavirus role

REUTERS – 9 JUNE 2020

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The Human Brain Project’s research capacity in the fight against COVID-19

European COmmission – 8 JUNE 2020

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IBM will no longer offer, develop, or research facial recognition technology

THE VERGE – 8 JUNE 2020

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Events
JUNE
FORUM EUROPE,
10 – 11 June 2020, Virtual sessions

The EUROPEAN CYBER SECURITY SUMMER HUB

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EURODIG,
10 – 12 June 2020, VIRTUAL SESSIONS

TOWARDs a sustainable governance of the internet

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CERRE,
15 June 2020, ONLINE DEBATE

Making data portability more effective for the digital economy

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CAMBRE ASSOCIATES
16 June 2020, ONLINE DEBATE

#BRUSSELSCALLING Media Debate on Tech and COVID-19

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ACADEMY OF EUROPEAN LAW
24 - 26 JUNE 2020, ONLINE DEBATE

Annual Conference on European Data Protection Law 2020

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BLOOMBERG INTELLIGENCE,
30 June 2020, ONLINE DEBATE

BI Analyst Briefing: Reshaping Europe’s Digital Policy

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JULY
FORUM EUROPE,
6 JULY 2020, ONLINE DEBATE

Building a European Data Infrastructure: What future for the European Cloud Federation?

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