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16 July 2020 - Edition no.206
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The #ETNODigital team will be taking a break as from this week, resuming on August 27. We would like to thank you for being our loyal reader and we wish you nice and safe summer holidays!
POLICY

Apple wins fight against $15 billion EU tax order

REUTERS - 15 JULY 2020

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Gabriel outlines key areas for EU digital education action plan

EURACTIV – 15 JULY 2020

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Speech by Commissioner Thierry Breton at Hannover Messe Digital Days

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – 15 JULY 2020

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Commission to ‘analyse necessity’ of GDPR infringement procedures

EURACTIV - 14 JULY 2019

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Michel presents compromise plan for EU budget and recovery fund

POLITICO – 10 JULY 2020

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REMINDER: VIRTUAL BRUSSELS PLAYBOOK INTERVIEW WITH THIERRY BRETON


As we are all heading into summer break, we wanted to remind you of our first event of the fall, re-opening the scene of digital events in the Brussels Bubble. Join ETNO and POLITICO for an interview with EU Commissioner for internal market Thierry Breton on September 1, when we will be covering a wide range of topics, including the European Data Strategy, European Industrial strategy, European Green Recovery and EU’s competitiveness. Our Director General, Lise Fuhr, will deliver the welcome remarks from 9.00am CET, followed by EU Commissioner Thierry Breton, interviewed by POLITICO’s editor of Brussels Playbook, Florian Eder.
 
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Video

DOES P2B APPLY TO YOU?

On the 12th of July, the Platform to Business regulation went into force. With this short video, the European Commission wants to spread awareness amongst EU businesses around the regulation and inform them if they would fall under P2B or not.
 

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Reports

The European data market study update

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – JULY 2020


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DigComp at Work

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – JULY 2020

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Facts & Figures

US RULES THE CLOUD

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@ETNOASSOCIATION

How can an ambulance connected to #5G save lives while roaming the streets of #Birmingham? @BTGroup will present this 5G use-case on 8 Sept at the 5G Users Forum. Interested to find out more or register? bit.ly/3f4Z0WK #5GAndUs
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@VERAJOUROVA

#FAC #Disinformation has become a weapon that is used against democracy. We have to join forces to fight it. At the end of 2020, I will present European Democracy Action Plan to tackle disinfo and election interference.
#EU2020DE #COVID19
Full video audiovisual.ec.europa.eu/en/video/I-193...

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@ETNOASSOCIATION

Ambitious projects such as #AI, #cybersecurity or a single market for data need more financial support at EU level. ETNO believes that the current #EUBudget draft is going in the wrong direction. Our Director General @LiseFuhr shared her thoughts w/ @POLITICOEUTech, quote below👇
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@DSMeu

#5G technology & the #coronavirus outbreak: you might have already spotted #disinformation.
What is the fact? There is no link between them!
Check it out ec.europa.eu/coronavirus-disinformation  
#FactsMatter

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@VESTAGER

At long last: New platform-to-business rules comes into force! Ban on certain unfair practices by platforms - unexplained account suspension, unclear terms & conditions, - greater transparency about ranking & new possibilities for resolving disputes & complaints #StrongerTogether
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TECH

Telenor’s Post-Pandemic Predictions

TELENOR - 15 JULY 2020

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Japanese robot to clock in at a convenience store in test of retail automation

REUTERS - 15 JULY 2020

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US rescinds directive barring international students from online classes

THE VERGE – 14 JULY 2020

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Google faces lawsuit over tracking in apps even when users opted out

REUTERS - 14 JULY 2020

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e-Estonia welcomes digital nomads

FINANCIAL TIMES - 13 JULY 2020

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Events
JULY
EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
16 July 2019, Virtual event

CEF Telecom call Virtual Info Day

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SEPTEMBER
POLITICO,
1 SEPTEMBER 2020, VIRTUAL INTERVIEW

POLITICO VIRTUAL BRUSSELS PLAYBOOK INTERVIEW WITH THIERRY BRETON

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ETNO,
8 SEPTEMBER 2020, DIALOGUE SERIES

5G Users Forum: Empowering EU Healthcare

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