Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has come to Berlin. The city welcomes him like a state guest. The visit starts with Zuckerberg and his team running through the Brandenburger Tor and along the Reichstag o... »
BRUSSELS Busy week in European policy, Netopia attended two important events on digital content. Here is the report. – Cinema has a special place in the lives of young people. It is one of the firs... »
The Bank of England‘s warning that the pace of artificial intelligence development now threatens 15m UK jobs has prompted calls for political intervention. According to scientists and legal experts... »
Evgeny Morozov is one of the fiercest and most articulate critics of internet-centrism and the freenomics of Silicon Valley. Talking about the ”internet” stands in the way of understanding the context... »
In a recent conference hosted by the Socialists & Democrats Group of the European Parliament the topic of “Employment and Social Security in the Digital Single Market: Chances and Challenges” was ... »
A hacker has broken in to MEP Mary Honeyball’s email account and posted a fake Facebook message prompting her to change the password. The Labour representative for London was browsing on her EU-issued... »
Google chief economist Hal Varian recently spoke to an audience of industrialists, bankers, journalists and academics at the SNS Finance Panel in Stockholm. Netopia was there. STOCKHOLM Professor V... »
Research just published by a Canadian anthropologist reveals the true nature of the Anonymous hacktivism movement and shows it is still defined by its roots in 'trolling', the practice of posting imag... »
'Europe loves wifi'. That is the message from the vice president of the EU Commission Neelie Kroes, and the title of the Digital Agenda for Europe report of 2013 recommending greater use of public and... »
Leaders of the online search engines Google and Wikipedia are defying the EU's attempt to give digital citizens the right to be forgotten 'le droit a l'oubli', and working to overturn it. They are tak... »