Copyright and societal benefits

Posted on 28. May 2014 by Stephan Kool The Ronda Forum on education and entrepreneurship discussed how to help startups with their companies. Amongst other things, the panel agreed that new (business) ideas should be protected. The word ‘protected’ wasn’t specified to an operational level, but we should be careful with these intentions. What seems logical … Continue reading Copyright and societal benefits

Online Anonymity

Posted on 13. January 2014 by Stephan Kool 6 Months have passed since Mrs. Merkels remarks about the ‘Neuland’ internet. As far as we can tell, the excessive spying by the NSA and other intelligence agency has been going on unchanged ever since. The most recent news is that the European parliament has just agreed on … Continue reading Online Anonymity

Immigration program to the world of the digital natives

Posted on 02. July 2013 by Stephan Kool Reactions and condemnations on PRISM and affiliate internet surveillance systems from the representatives from EU nations come up slowly. Too slow. Evil voices in commenting sections of newspapers suggest that politicians already knew about it. The truth however might be the opposite: We need an immigration program to … Continue reading Immigration program to the world of the digital natives

Should the EU adapt a proactive foreign policy?

Posted on 19. November 2012 by Stephan Kool The  E.U. and predecessor organizations lack unity when it comes to a common foreign policy, especially when a conflict breaks out in a neighboring country as Adnan was able to point out in his recent blog. But the paradox is that this is more peaceful than any alternative … Continue reading Should the EU adapt a proactive foreign policy?