Industry discussion on the GDPR at 2 years old, and future EU regulatory development

Senior representatives of advertisers, publishers, and intermediaries discuss two years of the the GDPR in a discussion hosted by Brave. Participants: Dr Johnny Ryan, Chief Policy Officer, Brave;Catherine Armitage, Director of Digital Policy, World Federation of Advertisers;Conor Murray, Director of Regulatory and Public Affairs, EGTA;Mathilde Fiquet, Director General, FEDMA. The discussion covers the impacts of the GDPR so far, and … Continue reading Industry discussion on the GDPR at 2 years old, and future EU regulatory development

PageFair statement at European Parliament rapporteur’s ePrivacy Regulation roundtable

Lightly edited transcription of PageFair remarks at rapporteur's sessions at the European Parliament in Brussels on 29 May 2017, concerning the ePrivacy Regulation.  Statement at roundtable on Articles 9, and 10.  Dr Johnny Ryan: Thank you. PageFair is a European adtech company. We are very much in support of the Regulation as proposed, in so far … Continue reading PageFair statement at European Parliament rapporteur’s ePrivacy Regulation roundtable

Principles, Norms, and Constraints: building a new national approach to digital issues

Discussion document for the new IIEA National Digital Principles Group: We are present at a unique moment in time when the shape and character of the emerging digital area is becoming clear. To grasp the opportunity, consider as historical precedents the decades following Gutenberg’s Press, or early decades of the Industrial Age. Strategic and inventive … Continue reading Principles, Norms, and Constraints: building a new national approach to digital issues

What issues to monitor when discussing digital competitiveness for Ireland?

I'm putting together a document at work that will define the scope of our Digital Future group. The question is, what issues should be included and why if the group is to examine digital competitiveness in Ireland in the coming years? In 1999 the Government's Action Plan to Implement the Information Society noted that: "we … Continue reading What issues to monitor when discussing digital competitiveness for Ireland?