IP/18/3742  18-05-2018 - How digital is your country? Europe needs Digital Single Market to boost its digital performance 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 May 2018 . Today the European Commission is publishing the results of the 2018Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) , a tool which monitors the performance of Member States in digital connectivity, digital skills online activity, the digitisation of businesses and digital public...
MEMO/18/3737  18-05-2018 - Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2018 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 18 May 2018 Questions and Answers I – Results of DESI 2018 What is the Digital Economy and Society Index? The Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) is a composite index published every year by the European Commission since 2014, measuring progress of EU...
IP/18/3740  15-05-2018 - EU Leaders' meeting in Sofia: Completing a trusted Digital Single Market for the benefit of all 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 May 2018 Ten days ahead of the entry into application of the General Data Protection Regulation, the European Commission is today presenting a set of concrete actions that European leaders can take to protect citizens' privacy and make the EU's Digital Single Market...
MEMO/18/3651  04-05-2018 - Questions and Answers: Directive on Security of Network and Information systems, the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 May 2018 9 May is the deadline for the Member States to transpose into national laws the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) that entered into force in August 2016.
STATEMENT/18/3650  04-05-2018 - Joint Statement by Vice-President Ansip and Commissioners Avramopoulos, King and Gabriel on the new EU-wide cybersecurity rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 4 May 2018 European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, responsible for the Digital Single Market, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for the Security Union Julian King and Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, in charge of Digital Economy and Society, have issued a statement...
IP/18/3567  26-04-2018 - Audiovisual media services: breakthrough in EU negotiations for modern and fairer rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2018 The European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a preliminary political agreement on the main elements of revised rules to apply to audiovisual media across Europe.
IP/18/3372  26-04-2018 - Online platforms: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is proposing new rules for the online platforms providing small businesses with a safety net in the digital economy. The new rules will improve the functioning of the Digital Single Market and follow President Juncker's State of...
IP/18/3370  26-04-2018 - Tackling online disinformation: Commission proposes an EU-wide Code of Practice 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 April 2018 Today, the Commission is proposing measures to tackle disinformation online, including an EU-wide Code of Practice on Disinformation, support for an independent network of fact-checkers, and a series of actions to stimulate quality journalism and promote media literacy.
MEMO/18/3373  26-04-2018 - Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness for online platforms 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 26 April 2018 Questions and Answers   Why is the Commission proposing a Regulation to increase fairness and transparency for online platforms? Online platforms offer access to cross-border consumer markets and have become the go-to interface for millions of businesses, big and small, in...
MEMO/18/3371  26-04-2018 - Tackling online disinformation 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 April 2018 Questions and Answers Why is the Commission proposing a Communication on online disinformation? While technologies offer new and easy ways, notably through social media, to disseminate information on a large scale and with speed and precision, they can also be used...