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27/02/2002
A Commission Staff Working Paper, submitted for discussion at a workshop in Brussels on February 28, 2002, on Digital Rights Management. Read more
From 10/06/2002 to 21/06/2002
Gainesville, Florida, USA
From 11/04/2002 to 12/04/2002
Tenerife, Canary Islands
European conference on regional development and the information society is a contribution from Europe's Outermost and Insular Regions to the European Union’s social, economic and territorial cohesion and is targeted at all European regions. Registration Closes 15/3/2002!! Read more
From 26/02/2002 to 27/02/2002
Madrid, Spain
The twice-yearly event is this time organised by the Spanish presidency of the European Union in co-operation with the European Commission. European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti, who will attend the meeting, will strive to demonstrate to consumers the benefits of competition in the telecoms sector by way of cheaper prices and greater innovation and choice. Read more
22/02/2002
The European Commission today welcomed falling prices in the cost of calls made between telephone networks in the Community, and adopted - at the initiative of Commissioner Liikanen - a Recommendation that phases out benchmarks for interconnection charges between network operators. Read more
22/02/2002
The liberalisation of the telecommunications sector and the application of competition rules to sports broadcasting rights are the two main topics on the agenda of the fifth "European Competition Day" which will take place in Madrid on February 26. The event will demonstrate to consumers the benefits of competition in the telecoms sector by way of cheaper prices and greater innovation and choice. Read more
22/02/2002
Informal Telecoms Council, Vitoria
21/02/2002
Today the European Commission has adopted the Communication entitled "IPv6 Priorities for Action". The Communication calls for a European action plan to accelerate the rollout of Internet Protocol version 6 (Ipv6) - a key technology for the Next Generation Internet. Unless action is taken, space on the current generation of the internet is projected to be exhausted by around 2005. IPv6 will provide a quantum leap in the number of Internet addresses available for the foreseeable future. Read more
20/02/2002
The European Commission has presented a proposal for a Directive on the protection by patents of computer-implemented inventions. The proposed Directive would harmonise the way in which national patent laws deal with inventions using software. Such inventions can already be patented by applying to either the European Patent Office (EPO) or the national patent offices of the Member States, but the detailed conditions for patentability may vary. Read more

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