National Internet laws – what impact for online startups? – 2015
4 June 2015
Programme overview 2015
Internet laws in wider Europe have attracted attention from civil rights groups but what is the impact on the startup environment in these countries?
National Internet laws in France, Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary, Spain, Turkey and Russia have attracted attention from civil rights groups but what is the impact on the online startup environment in these countries? This 30-minute flash event will feature Internet entrepreneurs and experts who will explain and discuss how national Internet laws have impacted online startups. The session will provide a wider-European perspective to the national and global debates on the benefits of open versus closed Internet laws. The session will conclude with a short Q&A with the audience.
Entrepreneurship, startups, Internet economy, surveillance, censorship, rule of law, digital economy, CCIA Europe.
Internet laws in Europe aiming at improving security, data protection, or copyright have had unintended consequences for national digital ecosystems. Check out this two-page overview of controversial national laws in Europe: http://cdn.ccianet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/National-Internet-Laws.pdf
Christian Borggreen, Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA Europe) (Moderator)
Erdost Pehlivan, General Counsel, Markafoni (Turkey)
Chris Sherwood, Head of Public Policy, Allegro Group (Brussels/Europe)
Thijl Klerkx, Young entrepreneur (Netherlands)
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