In her keynote speech on the State of the European Union today, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen set out what the eco Association sees as important goals for the Digital Decade, and addressed some of the most urgent challenges in the context of digitalisation.
“When it comes to sustainability, digitalisation should be seen as part of the solution, not as part of the problem,” says Alexander Rabe, Managing Director of eco on the occasion of the presentation today by Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of plans for more energy and resource efficiency in digital infrastructures.
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) today passed the now 10th amendment of the German Act against Restraints of Competition (GWB). eco takes a critical stance on the planned changes in competition law.
With large-scale Internet companies currently implementing DNS over HTTPS (DoH), Klaus Landefeld, Vice-Chair of the eco Association, explains the significance of the move, and why network operators and ISPs should be working on implementation themselves.