The CSA Digital Email Summit 2021 will once again gather the best minds in the industry online. Year after year, the CSA welcomes advertisers and email and Internet service providers to the CSA Email Summit. For the second year in a row, the internationally renowned, English-language event will take place as an online-only event.
We are in the middle of the transformation process of industry and SMEs. If we succeed in this, Germany’s future will also look bright. An interview with Sven Ursunis, Director of Government Affairs at Huawei Germany.
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The eco Association expresses sharp criticism of the upcoming German copyright law reform, stating that the expectations regarding a press publishers’ ancillary copyright are illusory, and that the consistent implementation of the value-gap rules will only function by means of upload filters.
At the invitation of three German ministries, the inaugural meeting of the German AI Standardisation and Conformity Coordination Group took place last week. With immediate effect, Alexander Rabe, Managing Director of eco – Association of the Internet Industry, brought the voice of the Internet industry to this 21-member committee.
An interview with Michel Arres, Vice President Secure Power DACH, from Schneider Electric about market developments and the sustainability potential of data centres. The new environment will be hybrid: There will be cloud data centres, regional data centres, but also edge data centres.
The Bundestag Committee on the Interior and Home Affairs will deal with the draft law on the amendment to the Act on Protection of the Constitution in a public hearing on Monday, 17 May from 12 noon. eco explicitly warns against the consequences of lawful interception at the source and the use of spying software.
The keys to the digitalisation of German SMEs clearly lie at the application and data level, the integration of numerous interfaces and the use of the trending technologies. An interview with Christian Lanz, Managing Director at Gecko mbH and a member of EuroCloud Native.
With the revision of the NIS Directive, the regulatory framework for IT security in Europe is being redefined. In future, more companies are to be included in the scope of the IT security regulation. Governments are to be given greater possibilities to act incisively against breaches of IT security. The draft directive...
“IT security tests must be implemented as early as possible in software development,” says Sebastian Schäffer, Head of Sales Marketing at Alice&Bob.Company. In this interview, we talk to him about security tests, automation of IT security and the Shift Left in the development process.
With today’s approval of the Telecommunications Modernisation Act, the German Federal Council (Bundesrat) has once again adopted data retention - and the German legislator is once again breaking EU law.
The eco Association is highly critical of the fact that the German coalition is apparently ignoring all warnings about the consequences of source telecommunication surveillance and the use of so-called “State Trojans”, and calls for a hearing with digital experts in the Bundestag.
The eco Association welcomes a recognition from public administration digital experts of the importance of a Ministry for Digitalisation. Alongside a new level of organisation at government level, eco also calls for the establishment of a digital steering committee in the German Bundestag.
pme Familienservice GmbH is an innovative SME that has been fully committed to employee satisfaction and work-life balance for 30 years. In a short interview, Rebecca Fluhr and Frederic van Triel reveal more about the company, how it is dealing with current challenges, and – as a member company of the eco Association – highlight their expectations of eco.
When it comes to digital policy, German voters give the federal government a poor rating, and are calling for digital issues to be accorded greater political priority in the coming legislative term. eco formulates an Internet Policy Agenda for the Bundestag elections with 20 core demands from the Internet industry for a modern digital policy.
ICANN’s Office of the CTO offers the course, “DNS for ISPs”, a fast-paced, intense two-hour webinar covering myriad topics of DNS configuration and DNS security and monitoring intended for network engineers who are operating a service provider network.
The European Commission today presented its proposal on the regulation of AI technologies. eco – Association of the Internet Industry welcomes the fact that Brussels is refraining from a blanket overregulation of artificial intelligence and is instead focusing on AI regulation for high-risk applications.
In Germany, the past years have shown that there needs to be a central digital ministry that pulls all threads together and keeps an oversight on the broad lines of the digital agenda. Oliver Süme, Chair of the eco Board, sees this as a topic that should be on the agenda of the cabinet and the Bundestag now, not only after the Bundestag election!
The IT industry needs female reinforcement. This is the opinion of over 60 percent of German citizens, according to the results of a survey by eco – Association of the Internet Industry, conducted in cooperation with the market and opinion research institute Civey.
The groundwork for digitalization’s legal path and an increasingly data-driven economy is being laid primarily in Brussels. This is particularly evident this year, with the European Commission having taken up a series of projects which will decisively Europe’s digital and data legal framework over the next decade.
As the Hannover Trade Fair 2021 has demonstrated, Internet-based solutions are gaining relevance and momentum in German industry. This means that increasing swathes of data are being generated by European companies, organisations and administrations. In the coming years, Gaia-X will help to maintain complete control over this data on a long-term basis and enable independent decisions to be made on who has access to it.
For more than a year now, digital technologies and applications have been supporting the economy and society in times of the Corona crisis and have gained great acceptance among the population, according to the results of a representative survey commissioned by eco - Association of the Internet Industry, undertaken in April by the marketing and opinion research institute Civey.
For 25 years, the Complaints Office of eco – Association of the Internet Industry has been successfully combatting illegal content on the Internet. The 2020 report presented online today shows that the independent hotline is making a significant contribution to the take-down and criminal investigation of illegal content: With a total of 5,523 cases, the number of justified complaints displaying a clear violation of the law was higher in 2020 than ever before.
In many different spheres, Digital Germany has made great strides, especially during the Corona pandemic. But where do we currently stand and what still needs to be addressed in terms of sustainable digitalisation, digital sovereignty & education or IT security? In the run-up to the 2021 German federal election, we present various Internet industry and digital policy perspectives. In the current interview: Inger Paus, Managing Director of the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communication in Germany.
Since its foundation in 2019, MEN@NET GmbH has specialised in network and performance analyses of the data networks of data centres. In a short interview, Thilo Hospe, Head of Sales and Business Development Manager at MEN@NET GmbH, reveals more about the company, how it is dealing with current challenges, and his expectations of eco.
With advancing digitalisation, the global demand for computing power is increasing, and with it the energy requirements for data centres. But the strong data centre infrastructure also means an opportunity for future energy concepts, especially in conurbations like Frankfurt am Main.
eco – Association of the Internet Industry & ICANN – Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers invite you to a joint ICANN70 Readout to summarise and discuss selected topics from the Virtual Community Forum. Speakers from different constituencies of the ICANN community will provide an overview of the highlights...
DoH improves the privacy and security of users eco Discussion Paper on DoH explains complexities and provides recommendations Paper – first published in September 2020 – now available in Spanish Throughout the history of the Internet, traditional DNS traffic – for example, when a user types a website name...
In November 2019, with the goal of revolutionising stationary retail through the Internet of Things, Oliver Vosshenrich founded neoalto GmbH alongside Rene Bredlau. In a short interview, Vosshenrich reveals more about the company, how it is dealing with current challenges, and his expectations of eco.