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Opas digiaikaan: Mitä termeillä tarkoitetaan?

Muut Tietoyhteiskunta25-05-2016 - 08:39
Tietokone, jonka ruudulla pilvi ©BELGA_Zoonar_N_Menijes  

Joka päivä 315 miljoonaa eurooppalaista käyttää internetiä. Vuonna 2015 Euroopan komissio esitteli digitaalisten sisämarkkinoiden strategian, jotta verkkoon perustuvat palvelut voisivat toimia vapaasti EU:n alueella. Lisäksi parlamentti ja neuvosto sopivat roaming-maksujen poistamisesta vuonna 2017 ja netin neutraaliudesta. 25. toukokuuta mepit keskustelevat täysistunnossa komission uusista ehdotuksista lisätä verkkokauppaa. Valmistaudu keskusteluun kertaamalla sähköisten markkinoiden sanastoa. (Lue lisää: Opas digiaikaan: Mitä termeillä tarkoitetaan? )

 

MEPs voice grave concerns about Nord Stream 2 project

Plenary Session Energy10-05-2016 - 10:44

The Nord Stream 2 project goes against the objectives of the Energy Union, harms solidarity among EU member states and should be considered from a geopolitical as well as an economic perspective, said MEPs in a debate with Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete on Monday evening in Strasbourg. (Read more: MEPs voice grave concerns about Nord Stream 2 project )

 

Deal on rules to help elderly and disabled people access online public services

IMCO Citizens' rights / Information society04-05-2016 - 09:51

Public sector bodies' websites and mobile applications will have to be made accessible to everyone, under a provisional deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday night. Over 167 million EU citizens have a disability (either medical or due to age) which prevents them accessing data and services on the Internet, e.g. to file a tax declaration, apply for an allowance, pay fees or register a child at school. (Read more: Deal on rules to help elderly and disabled people access online public services )

 

MEPs call for a more innovative single market, stripped of unjustified barriers

IMCO Free movement of goods / Free movement of services21-04-2016 - 12:42

Ways to unleash the full potential of the single market to the benefit of consumers, employees and businesses, in particular start-ups, are proposed in a report voted by Internal Market Committee MEPs on Thursday. Priorities include eliminating unjustified barriers to trade, helping SMEs and start-ups to scale up their activities, reforming VAT rules, developing legislative tools to foster the sharing economy and building a strong culture of compliance and enforcement. (Read more: MEPs call for a more innovative single market, stripped of unjustified barriers )

 

Consumers should be given more power in the energy market, said Industry and Energy Committee MEPs on Thursday. They recommend schemes such as collective buying, home power generation by households, better price comparison tools for everyone and making it easier to switch energy providers and tariffs. In a non-binding resolution intended as an input to Energy Union legislation to be tabled by the EU Commission, MEPs also call for EU funds for energy efficiency to better focus on energy poverty. (Read more: Boost consumer power in the energy market, urges Industry and Energy Committee )

 

Gun control: MEPs debate changes to firearms proposal to make it fit for purpose

IMCO Justice and home affairs / Free movement of goods20-04-2016 - 14:52

Amendments tabled by Parliament's lead MEP to a Commission proposal to revise the EU firearms directive were discussed in the Internal Market Committee on Wednesday. Concern to close loopholes in European gun laws and strike a balance between the right to own certain types of firearms and appropriate risk controls shaped the changes tabled by committee chair and rapporteur on this file, Vicky Ford (ECR, UK). (Read more: Gun control: MEPs debate changes to firearms proposal to make it fit for purpose )

 

Trade secrets: protecting businesses, safeguarding the right to information

Plenary Session Industry14-04-2016 - 12:41

New EU rules to help firms win legal redress against theft or misuse of their trade secrets were voted by Parliament on Thursday. MEPs ensured that freedom of expression and information will be protected and that the rules will not restrict the work of journalists. (Read more: Trade secrets: protecting businesses, safeguarding the right to information )

 

Firearms proposal: impact on law-abiding citizens dominates EP committee debate

IMCO Justice and home affairs / Free movement of goods23-02-2016 - 14:53

Concerns about the impact that a revised EU firearms directive could have on legal owners of guns in the EU, such as sport shooters, hunters, collectors and museums, were voiced by most MEPs in Internal Market Committee’s kick-off debate on the proposal on Tuesday. The draft revision was proposed by the EU Commission after the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris. (Read more: Firearms proposal: impact on law-abiding citizens dominates EP committee debate )

 

Trade secrets: EP/Council deal backed by Legal Affairs Committee

JURI Citizens' rights / Competition28-01-2016 - 10:38

A provisional deal on new rules to help firms win legal redress against theft or misuse of their trade secrets was endorsed by the Legal Affairs Committee on Thursday. The deal, struck by Parliament and Council negotiators in December, now needs to be endorsed by Parliament as a whole as well as the Council of Ministers. (Read more: Trade secrets: EP/Council deal backed by Legal Affairs Committee )

 

Mepit vaativat parannuksia sähköiseen kaupankäyntiin ja loppua geoblokkaukselle

Täysistunto Palveluiden vapaa liikkuvuus19-01-2016 - 14:06
Illustration image of a mobile phone app ©AP Images/ European Union-EP  

Euroopan parlamentin jäsenet vaativat, että perusteettomat maakohtaiset rajoitukset, kuten IP-osoitteen, postiosoitteen tai luottokortin myöntäneen maan perusteella tapahtuva syrjintä, on poistettava tavaroiden ja palvelujen saatavuuden parantamiseksi. Mepit kehottavat Eurooppaa tarttumaan uusien tieto- ja viestintäteknologioiden, kuten massadatan, pilvipalveluiden, esineiden internetin ja 3D-tulostuksen luomiin mahdollisuuksiin. Parlamentti hyväksyi ei-lakiasäätävän päätöslauselman tiistaina. (Lue lisää: Mepit vaativat parannuksia sähköiseen kaupankäyntiin ja loppua geoblokkaukselle )