Future Tech Week 2020
The European Commission in collaboration with FETFX organises the second annual Future Tech Week, which will be held as a virtual event from 21 to 25 September 2020. Save the date!
European Digital Media Observatory Second Phase - CEF Telecom call (CEF-TC-2020-2)
The call for proposals of 9 million Euro through the Digital Service Infrastructure of the Connect Europe Facility will fund the creation of national or multinational research hubs on digital media. Such hubs will focus on emerging digital media vulnerabilities, which are of special relevance within the territory and linguistic area in which they will operate.
ENISA launches public consultation for first candidate cybersecurity certification scheme
On 2 July, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, launched a month-long public consultation for the first candidate cybersecurity certification scheme, the Common Criteria based European cybersecurity certification scheme (EUCC). The scheme aims to replace the existing schemes operating under the SOG-IS MRA for ICT products, to add new elements and to extend the scope to cover all...
Commission takes further steps to promote European audiovisual works and protect vulnerable viewers
The Commission has adopted guidelines to help Member States implement the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive. The guidelines will offer a practical tool to ensure the promotion of European works in media content, thereby supporting cultural diversity and greater choice for European consumers. They will also help better protect users of video-on-demand and video-sharing platforms, particularly minors, against hate speech...
Commission releases Guidelines on Video sharing platforms and Guidelines on European Works
The revised AVMSD extends certain audiovisual rules to video sharing platforms, including audiovisual content shared on certain social media services. It also strengthens the promotion of cultural diversity, by introducing clear obligations for on-demand services to have at least a 30% share of European content in their catalogue and to ensure the prominence of this content. Under the revised Directive,...
Call for Proposals: Pilot Project establishing an Exchange of media 'rising stars' to speed up innovation and increase cross-border coverage
The Commission is launching a Call for Proposals for a Pilot Project establishing an Exchange of media 'rising stars' to speed up innovation and increase cross-border coverage.