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    Get concise, easy-to-understand updates on the EU's digital single market strategy. A single source of alerts and reports on EU data protection and e-privacy rules, and other data protection regimes worldwide. Get in-depth, impartial intelligence on topics like the EU-US Privacy Shield and the EU rules on the free flow of data, their context and implications.
    Track regulators’ responses to cyber risks with updates on the implementation of the EU cybersecurity rules and other topics. Coverage of regulatory developments (e.g. on access to data, liability) impacting new technologies such as AI and IoT services. Follow national and European rules on the taxation of digital businesses, and on the relationship between online platforms and users (business users and consumers).
    Follow the latest developments in consumer protection around digital content, products and services. Monitor EU and national initiatives on the taxation of digital businesses Get an overview of regulation that seeks to foster the development of e-Commerce in Europe

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Colombian telecoms regulator updates rules on security risk management
18 December 18 Carlos Castellanos

Colombian regulatory framework for digital security management updated

AGCM fines Facebook €10m over the misuse of its users’ data for commercial purposes
17 December 18 Stefano De Luca

On 7 December 2018, the Italian competition and consumers protection authority, AGCM, closed an investigation launched in April 2018 imposing a fine of €10m on Facebook for unfair commercial practices.

European Electronic Communications Code and BEREC Regulation published in the Official Journal of the EU
17 December 18 Martin Schraa

Both measures will enter into force on 20 December 2018.

EU Weekly Report
16 December 18 Sofia Dilinos

This report recaps EU regulatory developments affecting the digital economy last week and lists the events taking place this week.

France publishes draft law on giving the government power to adopt rules for autonomous vehicles
16 December 18 Sofia Dilinos

The French government has published a draft Law on the Mobility (LOM) of goods and individuals. The draft law implements some of the objectives contained in France’s strategy on autonomous vehicles, which aims at allowing the circulation in France of highly autonomous cars by 2022.

Artificial Intelligence in telecommunications from ETNO workshop
16 December 18 Hannah Bracken

"AI: empowering transformation in telecommunications" was the theme of an ETNO workshop on 12 December 2018. Following the publication of the European Commission’s coordinated action plan with EU member states on artificial intelligence (AI), the workshop looked at how AI is already being used by telecoms operators (e.g. network analytics, customer service), as well as at the broader issues faced by the industry.

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