A progress update on Europe's policy moves to encourage uptake of cloud computing with a strategy for standards, a code of conduct and industry partnership
Cloud industry players have been lobbying policy makers to take them seriously. Now that they have their attention, they are complaining.
The EU's plans to harmonize data protection have stirred a crucible of strong emotions that play across three separate dimensions
The European Parliament's civil liberties and home affairs committee will next week vote on more than 4000 amendments to highly controversial data protection proposals which could have a major impact on the global digital economy.
Conflicting viewpoints and a fast timetable are putting pressure on Europe's high-stakes efforts to define its cloud strategy.
I'm incredibly sceptical about the efforts from the European Commission to create a 'European Cloud', fearing as I do that the ongoing PRISM scandal is being exploited to support a political agenda in Europe. Here's the latest document from the Commission which makes me rather annoyed.
The war of words around the PRISM scandal and its impact on the cloud taken on positively Dr Strangelove levels as a new EU report calls for commercial pressure to force a change in US law. That's going to work, isn't it?
Do privacy rules pose a barrier to cloud adoption in Europe? Gatwick's CIO explains how the airport handles data protection in its move to the cloud
Apps in the 28 European Union states generated €10.2 billion last year - a figure that is expected to increase to a whopping €14.9 billion in 2016. Will the EU now create the right conditions to build on this solid foundation?
Self-congratulation, warmed-up policy commitments and the re-inforcement of a mis-judged moral crusade to score 'tough' headlines - the latest government report on Digital Britain.