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Submit your proposal for EuroDIG 2023!

The call for issues for EuroDIG2023 is now open. Everyone is invited to submit up to three proposals across 8 thematic categories. Based on the community’s input, the 2023 programme will be determined. These are not format or session proposals, but instead we are looking for current, forward-looking topics regarding Internet governance in Europe and beyond.

Please make your submission on the EuroDIG website form. The deadline is October 31, which is earlier than in previous years.
EuroDIG 2023 is taking place June 6-8 in Tampere, Finland.

Reminder: Comment on the Global Digital Compact

EuroDIG has set up an open stakeholder consultation to prepare a submission to the UN Tech Envoy’s survey on the Global Digital Compact. Via our commenting platform, written inputs can be submitted until October 7. Find out more.

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Hungary finds Netflix cartoon with same-sex kiss violated law - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail The country’s media regulator says a scene where two girls kiss ‘could be harmful to the moral development of minors.’

Russia acknowledges major tech shortcomings in 2030 strategy document - Kommersant - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail A critical dependence on foreign technology, low investment attractiveness and acute staff shortages are just some of the challenges facing Russia's electronics industry, according to a draft governm…

Global digital governance: paradigm shift and an analytical framework - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail Global digital governance has been rising in response to a dual process of globalization and digitalization. Serving the innovation and application of digi

Germany catches up with EU in optical fibre network expansion - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail According to new market analysis from BREKO, one in four German households is connected to an optical fibre network. However, the ambitious goal of reaching full coverage in Germany by 2030 was deeme…

EU regulators widen Google adtech probe to include Portuguese case - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail EU antitrust regulators have broadened the scope of their investigation into Alphabet unit Google's digital advertising business by taking over the Portuguese competition watchdog's probe into the sa…

Weaponized cybercrime: What organizations can learn from the conflict in Ukraine - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail On February 24th, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine with attacks on land, sea, air. What has been less visible but

LEAK: Commission to introduce cyber requirements for Internet of Things products - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail The proposal for a Cyber Resilience Act that will be presented next week will mandate baseline cybersecurity standards for all connected devices and stricter conformity assessment procedures for crit…

Join the Roundtable on child and youth consumer protection in digital markets - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail The Roundtable event is organised with the New Consumer Agenda in mind, which was published towards the end of 2020. The New Consumer Agenda acknowledged the requirement to address specific consumer …

EU to consult on making Big Tech contribute to telco network costs - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail The European Union's executive body will launch a consultation early next year on whether tech giants should bear some of the costs of Europe's telecoms network, EU industry chief Thierry Breton said…

Is GDPR enforcement catching up? - Shared by EuroDIG

thumbnail This week, the Irish Data Protection Commission sanctioned Instagram for violating children’s privacy. After much waiting for the EU’s data protection rulebook to bite, privacy watchdogs have started…

What Meta’s GDPR fine can teach CISOs about data protection - Shared by Tom Bacon

thumbnail This week the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Meta $400 million, but what are the implications for CISOs?

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