June 2018 - eco News

What's New in eco June 2018

News from the eco Association

eco EVENT

Date: 
25 June 2018
Location:
Berlin

Date: 
04 July 2018 (8:00 a.m. EDT,  12:00 p.m. UTC,  2:00 p.m. CEST)
Location:
Remote Meeting

Date: 
5 July 2018
Location:
Dusseldorf

eco PARTNEREVENT

DE-CIX Summit Madrid 2018

Date: 
20 September 2018
Location: 
Madrid

Date: 
25-28 June 2018
Location:
Panama City

Date: 
27-28 June 2018
Location: 
Berlin

Date: 
29 July-04 Aug 2018
Location: 
Meissen

In March 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive on the taxation of companies with a “significant digital presence” in the European digital single market. eco has now published a statement on the EU Commission’s proposed digital tax.

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The GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) has far-reaching effects on the Connected Car. At CONCAR-EXPO 2018, the eco Association will reveal how OEMs, suppliers, software vendors, and IoT platforms can fulfil the new requirements whilst at the same time securely using data for new mobility solutions.

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The EU Parliament’s legal affairs committee (JURI) voted on the planned copyright reform, and is following the Council of Ministers, which in May presented a joint proposal of the EU Member States as a basis for negotiation on the reform. Oliver Süme, eco Chair of the Board has expressed the Internet industry’s great disappointment at the result of the vote.

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New study demonstrates poor political framework conditions for operators of digital infrastructures in Germany.

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In a letter to the EU Commission, the Ministers of the Interior of Germany and France called for legislation to combat terrorist propaganda on online platforms. For Oliver Süme, Chair of eco – Association of the Internet Industry, the proposal is inexplicable.

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ePrivacy: eco Signs Open Letter

In an open letter to German ministries, industry and trade associations again urged politicians engaged in the negotiations for a modernized ePrivacy Regulation to advocate for a balanced, competitive, innovative, and practical regulation. 

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Infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which has become binding since 25 May, are subject to severe penalties. In a brief interview, Thomas Rickert, lawyer and Director of the eco Competence Group Names & Numbers, explains the status of implementation in Germany, and how likely sanctions are.

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With the GDPR, it is now more important than ever to fulfill high legal and technical quality standards in email marketing - the topic of discussion for around 140 international experts at the CSA Summit 2018 in Frankfurt.

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