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The EU’s draft ePrivacy regulation risks crippling innovative cloud computing services, writes Kim Gagné. Kim Gagné is the executive director of the European Cloud Alliance. Regulating evolving technologies should not be difficult: laws should be based on enduring principles. Legislators should ensure that regulation is flexible enough...

How can companies manage the IP risks triggered by the digitization of their business and operations? Industry experts discussed the issue in a roundtable hosted by the European Cloud Alliance (ECA) in Brussels. Georg Weber, leading the European Patent Office’s ICT department, Spiro Dhapi of...

Using a platform based on cloud computing, a Milanese legal services provider, in2law, is on a mission to shake up the traditional way in which law firms serve their clients. Founded in 2016 by four entrepreneurs with experience in technology and outsourcing as well as law,...

  Act now to have your voice heard There is just under a week left for individuals and businesses to contribute to the European Commission’s consultation of Building a European Data Economy. As we have stated before, we believe that the free flow of data is important...

It’s easy to find that chunks of the day are swallowed by administration when you’re running a business. As a company grows, the nitty gritty of human resources absorbs an inexorably expanding amount of time. The cloud can help, says Rob O’Donovan, founder of a human...

Creating a Digital Single Market in Europe will help unlock opportunities for businesses, jobs, growth and consumers that could contribute €415 billion per year to Europe's economy. Ensuring data can flow freely across Europe’s borders is a key prerequisite for unlocking this potential. In February the...

Speed is of the essence for One News Page, which prides itself on the split-second download times for its video-heavy news links. The British website, which syndicates and aggregates stories from media outlets around the world, proudly bills itself as “probably the fastest access news portal...

Last week the European Cloud Alliance hosted a call with members to discuss the impact of the European Commission’s Communication on Building a European Data Economy. Lisa Peets, an expert on EU data policy with law firm Covington and Burling LLP, discussed the background to...

By enabling data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence, the cloud helps organisations reduce costs, solve difficult problems, and deliver new services. That's why it's so important to be building trust in the Cloud across Europe. The use of cloud technologies enables Small and Medium sized...