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Digital Economy

Profile

The Digital Economy Committee looks at the benefits of the new economy in the form of competitiveness, growth, creation of jobs, innovation and modern democracy. The information society is a central factor influencing modern development and is a major employer in the EU, giving Europe significant social, cultural and economic opportunities. The committee monitors a variety of industry sectors, ranging from the traditional telecoms and ICT companies, to a cross-section of companies and sectors spread across the global economy.

Current issues

  • Data protection
  • Cloud computing
  • Cybersecurity - NIS
  • Digital single market
  • Telecoms single market
  • Big data
  • Data innovation
  • Internet governance

Sectors represented

  • Service and content providers
  • Retail & consumer goods
  • Financial services
  • Equipment manufacturing
  • Network operators

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