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Telecoms reform: a new European Electronic Communications Code [European Parliament impact 2014-2019]

The last overhaul of EU telecommunications rules took place in 2009, which is a very long time ago in a modern digital world that is increasingly reliant on rapid technological development. Given the urgent need to meaningfully adapt the framework so that European businesses can compete globally and citizens have stronger rights and are better protected in the virtual world, in September 2016 the European Commission proposed the directive establishing the new European Electronic Communications Code (EECC). Continue reading

The Cost of Non-Europe in the Sharing Economy: Economic, Social and Legal Challenges and Opportunities

Written by Pierre Goudin In recent years, a major evolution has begun to reshape the capitalist economy. Today, no-one can say with certainty to what extent the ‘sharing economy’ will change the economic landscape. Yet, the speed, dynamism and scale of the change seem to point to a substantial long-term trend. What is at work … Continue reading

New technologies and open educational resources

Transforming education requires pedagogical, organisational and technological innovation. Increasing use of the Internet brought in a new era in course design and delivery to the mainstream model of traditional education. That is particularly so for open educational resources. Background Open educational resources (OERs) first appeared within the wider ‘Openness’ movement in the mid 1980s, based … Continue reading

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