Internet

"The truth I want to hear": an analysis of partisan and alternative information sites in Europe

Wednesday 18 July 2018 | VoxEurop

British journalist Nic Newman analyzed a study conducted as part of the Reuters Institute's Digital News Report 2018 on information sites in Europe that have or support a political agenda and an explicit ideological position.


Mapping Italian news in the lead-up of 2018 general election

Friday 15 June 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

Mapping Italian News sheds light on the main topics and stories that drove attention in the lead-up to March 2018 Italian election.


Copyright reform: the forthcoming EU directive we'll all be worrying about in a few years time

Wednesday 13 June 2018 | Giorgio Comai
| OBC Transeuropa

On June 20, the Legal Affairs committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposed directive for Copyright reform. Sounds obscure? It is actually a hotly debated topic: the new directive may well shape how the internet will look like in a few years, among other things changing how linking and uploading of contents works.


Are European data watchdogs prepared for GDPR? 

Wednesday 23 May 2018 | Nikolaj Nielsen
Peter Teffer
Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

European data protection authorities are conducting profoundly different recruitment policies to enforce the EU's upcoming new privacy rules.


Mediterranean towns ready for EU-sponsored free wifi  in depth

Tuesday 15 May 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
Peter Teffer
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

The European Union's fund for free wireless internet connection hotspots is most popular in Belgium, Portugal, Bulgaria, Italy, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia. Check if your municipality pre-registered.


How Airbnb lobbies the EU 

Saturday 05 May 2018 | Claire Alet
| Alternatives Economiques

The short-term property-rental platforms have seen the potential for influence over those EU bodies which are supposed to regulate them, and are now putting resources into it.


Four years of token sales around the world in one graph

Monday 15 January 2018 | VoxEurop

Elementus listed the token sales (Initial Coin Offers, ICO) that successfully raised at least $100k (€85k) from the beginning of 2014 through the end of November 2017.