AN IMPORTANT POLICY PAPER, A Digital Agenda for Europe – A policy for smart growth and innovation in a digital society, HAS BEEN LEAKED OF WHICH AN EXCERPT IS BELOW. DIGITAL AGENDA COMMISSIONER KROES HAS PROPOSED A SERIOUS MOVE OF THE EU TOWARD OPEN STANDARDS AND INTEROPERABILITY. THESE PROPOSALS ARE ALREADY BEING ATTACKED BY HER COLLEAGUES IN THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION WHO REPRESENT ENTERPRISE, COMMERCE AND INTERNAL MARKET. NEVERTHELESS, THESE PROPOSALS DESERVE CONSUMER AND CITIZEN SUPPORT.Read the full article with some more details on the document and direct quotes from it on David's page.
Monday, 22 March 2010
Relevant link of today: Digital Commissioner Kroes proposes EU policy of open standards
In his blog post the member of the Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) organisation, David Hammerstein, allows some glimpses on a Commission draft document coming from DG Digital (Information Society) on the "Digital Agenda for Europe":