The Digital Services Act offers the opportunity to bring the horizontal legal framework into line with the technological development leaps which have taken place over the last 20 years and thus to replace the e-Commerce Directive, which no longer did full justice to the realities of digital communication.
eco’s Managing Director Alexander Rabe is a new member of the jury for the Berlin Brandenburg Innovation Award. The members of the jury represent a cross-section of the innovation landscape as well as the five clusters of the capital region.
The roll-out of digital infrastructures and renewable energies are fundamental prerequisites for reducing CO2 in the future with the help of digitalisation. This is illustrated not only by the hybrid event of the eco Alliance in Berlin but also by a survey by the DE-CIX Internet Exchange.
Another step towards the Digital Services Act (DSA) has been taken: Following the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the EU Member States (COREPER), the Parliament’s Internal Market Committee (IMCO) has now also endorsed the DSA.
Important decisions on core functions of the Internet will be taken in Hamburg in 2023: eco - Association of the Internet Industry and DENIC eG, together with the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg as host, will organise the 78th meeting of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) from 21 to 26 October 2023.
In its most recent session, the German Bundesrat gave the green light for a nationwide minimum speed of 10 megabits per second. This corresponds to the requirements issued by the German Federal Network Agency for the so-called minimum Internet provision.
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