Tomorrow is a big day for the data economy.
Data’s very concept is changing. It has become a commodity: its ownership can be transferred, it can be marketed, reused, aggregated, transformed, bought and sold.
Back in October 2014 at my European Parliament hearing, I talked about the Digital Single Market (DSM) needing to remove obstacles that prevented people from exercising their rights as consumers and entrepreneurs.
I have often talked about the need for trust in the online environment.
It is a basic condition that must exist within any digital economy or society, and of course for the Digital Single Market (DSM) that we are now building in Europe.
Quantum theory has fundamentally changed our understanding of how light and matter behave at a microscopic scale.
It has led to a drastically different approach to computing, sensing and communications. It has transformed our daily lives beyond measure.