(19 December 2012)
In the afternoon session devoted to Telecommunications, Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda, participated in the debate on progress reports related to eID, the Connecting Europe Facility and the reuse of public sector information. She also informed Ministers of her digital priorities for 2013/2014.
(20 December 2012)
A new European Commission report has found most European film heritage institutions have not yet adapted to the digital revolution and are not yet able to preserve film digitally. Some of our current films are being lost to future generations forever, just like those of the silent era, where only 10% survived. At the same time films of the early digital era – because of formatting and interoperability issues – also risk being lost forever.