Radar: Technology & Communications Update — January 2014: what to look out for in 2014
We already know that consumer protection law will change in June 2014. Is 2014 also the year of new EU data protection and communications legislation?
The European Commission has a raft of pending legislation in this sector and has set itself the ambitious (and now unlikely) target of passing it by the end of the current parliament in May. The flagship legislation is the so-called Connected Continent suite of proposals, intended to build a connected, competitive continent, increase competition and enhance consumer experience while stimulating the economy and innovation.
In addition, proposals for a regulation to reduce the infrastructure costs of rolling out high-speed broadband and a draft recommendation on consistent non-discrimination obligations and costing methodologies are also pending. Of these proposals, it is the Connected Continent set that is the most controversial…
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