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The Digital Single Market Blog

The Digital Single Market blog is a collection of opinion pieces from DG CONNECT, and guest contributions from stakeholders involved in shaping DSM policies. Feel free to comment and share your ideas by participating in the discussions.
Michael MADARY
What happens to us when we interact with an avatar in a virtual environment? How can we know who is "behind" this avatar, and whether this experience will influence our behavior in the...
Claire BURY
Today is International Women's Day: a day to celebrate women's achievements. Having recently joined the management team of DG CONNECT, I am very happy to share some thoughts and ideas on...
Beatrice COVASSI
We have all heard of the importance of "open" data, data that is published and made available to be re-used by others with as few restrictions as possible. But how can we access it?
Roberto VIOLA
European Maker Week takes place from 30 May to 5 June, drawing in more people to the fascinating new Maker world
During the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, senior executives from more than 20 major players in the telecommunication and automotive industries joined Commissioner Oettinger in the second edition...
Vincenzo SPIEZIA
European Commission announced this year's version of Digital Economy & Society Index. It provides a simple and useful way to think of and to assess progress by all stakeholders in the...
Roberto VIOLA
2016 is when many elements of our DSM strategy will get going. This is a year where we move into delivery mode, with many proposals and legislative initiatives ahead. Debates, results of...
Laertis Antonios ANDO VASSILIOU
European Commission brings its central building – Berlaymont - to the Mobile World Congress 2016 (MWC16). The EC pavilion designed by Open Platform for Architecture will take a shape of the Brussels...
Researchers discover a new approach towards neurorehabilitation through the combination of art and science, stubbornness, perseverance, teamwork and Future and Emerging Technologies.
Roberto VIOLA
Today we launch the first beta release of the Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO) tool.