MEPs are set to vote on the introduction of a digital tax, the first of its kind, targeting major tech companies.
BEREC Chair Johannes Gungl will present the outcomes of the latest plenary meetings at the public debriefing in Brussels on 12 December 2018. He invites all interested parties to attend in person or online via live stream and to ask questions
This evening, the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission have reached a political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act which reinforces the mandate of the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, (European Union Agency for Network and Information and Security, ENISA) so as to better support Member States with tackling cybersecurity threats and attacks. The Act also establishes an EU framework for cybersecurity certification, boosting the cybersecurity of online services and consumer devices.
On 6 December the European Commission awarded €66.000.000 to robotics projects that will help digitise companies across the European Union.
Delivering on its strategy on artificial intelligence (AI) adopted in April 2018 today the Commission presents a coordinated plan prepared with Member States to foster the development and use of AI in Europe.
The Council today adopted its position on the sales of goods directive, which is intended to provide a coherent legal framework across the EU, whilst also providing for a high level of consumer protection. The directive covers distance (including online) transactions, as well as face-to-face sales, to avoid fragmentation and provide more clarity for consumers.