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25 August 2022 - Edition no. 297
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The #ETNODigital team is welcoming you back following a hot summer break, we are thankful for having you subscribed to the weekly newsletter!

Without further ado, this first “rentrée edition” simplifies your reading on all things digital. Here is what you need to be aware of after removing the OOO reply.

POLICY

Czech Presidency put forth compromise on government access in new data law

EURACTIV – 24 AUGUST 2022

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Norway wants Facebook fined for illegal data transfers

POLITICO EUROPE – 22 AUGUST 2022

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Health protection is non-negotiable in the AI Act negotiations

EURACTIV – 18 AUGUST 2022

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Twitter accused of violating German content moderation rules

EURACTIV – 18 AUGUST 2022

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Monkeypox in Europe — Big Tech vs. Telecoms battle

POLITICO EUROPE – 4 AUGUST 2022

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Focus on

ETNO DG Lise Fuhr appointed to the
Internet Global Forum Leadership Panel

 

ETNO Director General Lise Fuhr has been appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as one of the high-level persons to serve on the Internet Global Forum Leadership Panel, together with nine other personalities from the civil society, industry and academia such as vint cerf, Hatem Dowidar, Maria Fernanda Garza Merodio, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Maria Ressa, Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Karoline Edtstadler, 'Gbenga Sesan and Lan Xue.

Lise will bring her telecom and internet experience, based on her current and previous roles as the Chairwoman of the Boards of Public Interest Registry and the Public Technical Identifiers (PTI). This includes her crucial role during the IANA stewardship transition, which handed over a significant part of the management of the Internet infrastructure to the global multistakeholder community. She is also a Board member of European Cybersecurity Organisation (ECSO).

The IGF is an important global multistakeholder platform facilitating the discussion of public policies pertaining to the internet, informing and inspiring those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors. The IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise.

Read more at the link below!

 

MORE HERE
Video

Investing in people, getting the skills for the digital decade


 One of the hot topics of this year’s Digital Assembly was reaching digital decade targets in digital skills. Alexander Riedl from the European Commission’s DG CONNECT moderated the workshop which gathered members of civil society, industry, and the institutions to discuss how to train 20 million ICT specialists in Europe and how to get 80% of Europeans with at least basic digital skills by 2030. The participants agreed that collaboration across borders and fields should be at the heart of any action.

Watch the full video at the link below!
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Reports

The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI)

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – JULY 2022

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2022 Telecommunications Risk Factor Survey

BDO GLOBAL – AUGUST 2022

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Facts & Figures

DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY INDEX 2022: CONNECTIVITY

Twitterati

@ETNOAssociation

.@LiseFuhr has been appointed by the SG António Guterres as one of the 10 high-level persons to serve on the @intgovforum Leadership Panel. Lise is ETNO’s DG and is a thought-leader in the domain names world. Read more http://ow.ly/5AoN50Kpf75
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@agropelli

The famous #BrusselsEffect
- first it was #GDPR for personal data
- then #DMA & #DSA in digital markets
- now, it is about #climate, with the CSR Report Directive #CSRD
An insightful from @LauraNoonanFT https://t.co/JbbAiQgcl1

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@vestager

Amazing day at #AalborgUniversitet discussing #AI - how to make ethics, technology and governance merge? For the benefit of people? With real rights that empower people?
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@GabrielMariya

Only together will we be able to achieve the objectives of the new #EUInnovationAgenda, for establishing a truly pan-European #innovation ecosystem. Read more in my op-ed @scibus https://t.co/PyJcpUEYpr
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@GDCoalition

#GreenDigitalCoalition members are developing methodologies to measure the net greening impact of #digital solutions. We welcome any company involved in digital transformation in Europe to join: https://greendigitalcoalition.eu/coalition/@DigitalEU
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TECH

SpaceX and T-Mobile to announce plans that boost connectivity

Reuters – 24 August 2022

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TikTok can track users’ every tap as they visit other sites through iOS app, new research shows

THE GUARDIAN – 24 August 2022

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ECB's Rehn sees several benefits to possible digital euro

Reuters – 24 August 2022

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Apple plans to cut iPhone 14 production lag between China, India

Reuters – 23 August 2022

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Samsung Electronics breaks ground on new chip R&D centre, plans $15 billion investment by 2028

REUTERS – 19 AUGUST 2022

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Qualcomm Is Plotting a Return to Server Market With New Chip

BLOOMBERG – 18 AUGUST 2022

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Google to retire cloud IoT service

MOBILE WORLD LIVE – 18 AUGUST 2022

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Events
SEPTEMBER
EUROPEAN INTERNET FORUM,
6 SEPTEMBER 2022, BRUSSELS

Back to school drinks

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EUROPEAN INTERNET FORUM,
6 SEPTEMBER 2022, BRUSSELS

The EU Artificial Intelligence Act: potential impact beyond high-risk applications

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WIK,
6 – 7 SEPTEMBER 2022, BRUSSELS

WIK Conference 2022: New Rules for the Digital Decade

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ETNO & Young professionals in digital Policy,
7 SEPTEMBER 2022, BRUSSELS

YPDP Back to school drinks

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CENTER FOR DATA INNOVATION,
13 SEPTEMBER 2022, ONLINE

Should the EU Regulate General-Purpose AI Systems?

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ICANN,
17 – 22 SEPTEMBER 2022, KUALA LUMPUR

ICANN75 Annual General Meeting

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EURACTIV,
20 SEPTEMBER 2022, HYBRID

EU CYBERSECURITY AND RESILIENCE – WHAT CHALLENGES TO CREATE A COMMON FRAMEWORK?

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FORUM GLOBAL,
21 – 22 SEPTEMBER, ONLINE

6G Global Summit

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FINANCIAL TIMES,
26 SEPTEMBER 2022, HYBRID

TECH & POLITICS FORUM

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European Broadband Competence Offices Network Support Facility,
27 September 2022, Brussels

2022 European Broadband Awards Ceremony

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Informa Tech,
27 – 28 SEPTEMBER 2022, Berlin

GLOBAL CARRIER BILLING SUMMIT 2022

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OCTOBER
GSMA & EURACTIV,
5 OCTOBER 2022, Hybrid

THE FUTURE OF 5G CONNECTIVITY IN THE EU - NEXT STEPS

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NOVEMBER
Cullen International,
22 November – 8 December 2022, ONLINE

EU proposals to regulate online platforms – DMA & DSA

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Cullen International,
29 November – 8 December 2022, ONLINE

Mastering EU content regulation of media & platforms

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