Monday, January 28, 2013

Data Privacy Day

Today, January 28 is Data Privacy Day. BEUC (EU Consumer Organisation) created a nice video that I would like to share at this opportunity.

Happy Data Privacy Day! 

Sunday, January 27, 2013

'No free lunch on social media' debate

Last Thursday I attended a debate event called “No free lunch on social media.” Since it was one of my fist ‘privacy’ events I visited in Brussels I had high expectations to hear something new on my favourite topic. Maybe even too high. During the debate few questions arose, which sadly never found their way to address a panel of experts.

Friday, January 25, 2013

What is Licensing Europe?

EU Commission has in the end of last year launched the Communication on content in the Digital Single Market, which presents its future work with copyright issues. By the end of 2015 they plan to establish a working and functioning Digital Single Market.[1]  Their aim is to modernise Europe's copyright regime and facilitate licensing, as well as ensure a high level of protection of intellectual property rights and also taking into account cultural diversity.[2] The name “Licensing Europe" therefore represents seeking and exploring of “possible limits of innovative licensing and technological solutions in making EU copyright law and practice fit for the digital age.”[3]