¿Cómo celebra Telefónica el Safer Internet Day #SID2015?

¿Cómo celebra Telefónica el Safer Internet Day #SID2015?

La tecnología está transformando de manera evidente la manera en la que vivimos, jugamos, comunicamos, exploramos, interactuamos, trabajamos, compramos, pagamos, compartimos o aprendemos. Internet ha cambiado nuestra vida cotidiana convirtiéndose en un medio de contacto cada vez más versátil y potente tanto para los adultos como para los más pequeños de la casa. Ante este […]

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Telefónica participa en la nueva estrategia Europea de RSC

Telefónica participa en la nueva estrategia Europea de RSC

La semana pasada lugar en Bruselas el Foro Europeo Multistakeholder de RSC celebrado por la Comisión Europea. El evento aglutina a los principales grupos de interés empresas, tales como instituciones, empresas u ONGs, con el fin de definir los pasos que llevará a cabo la responsabilidad social corporativa en el continente durante los próximos años y […]

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Q&A: Carlos López Blanco, Telefónica’s head of public and regulatory affairs

Q&A: Carlos López Blanco, Telefónica’s head of public and regulatory affairs

Q YOU JOINED TELEFÓNICA IN 2007 – WHAT WAS YOUR CAREER PATH? A I’ve had a varied career – from being a civil servant in Spain as a state lawyer, I moved to the private sector in the late 1980s, as general counsel of three firms in Spain – Airbus, IBM and Airtel, which was […]

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GSMA launches “we care” consumer protection initiatives in Mexico with nation’s mobile operators

GSMA launches “we care” consumer protection initiatives in Mexico with nation’s mobile operators

Mexico City: The GSMA announced this week a series of initiatives to protect mobile users throughout Mexico. Supported by the country’s mobile operators Iusacell, Nextel, Telcel and Telefónica Movistar, the Mexican National Telecom Association (ANATEL) and the country’s regulator, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), these initiatives form part of the GSMA’s “We Care” campaign. They […]

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¿Sabes lo último sobre el “Derecho al Olvido” en Internet?

¿Sabes lo último sobre el “Derecho al Olvido” en Internet?

La Audiencia Nacional ha resuelto recientemente los primeros casos en España en relación con el denominado Derecho al Olvido. Estas sentencias aplican y clarifican los criterios que fijó en 2014 el Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea (TJUE), en el ámbito de un pleito con Google a propósito de su servicio de búsqueda. Contrariamente […]

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Digital Economy Reports January 2015

Digital Economy Reports January 2015

This New Year has begun with lots of interesting readings, from the reports published around the Davos summit to the 2015 trends and predictions for our sector and many others about IoTs policies, innovation, security & privacy, etc… Here is a selection of the ICT & Digital Economy reports published in January that might be […]

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Why should you bother about WSIS+10 Overall Review?

Why should you bother about WSIS+10 Overall Review?

For those who are not very familiar with Internet Governance issues, WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) is one of the most difficult processes to understand and follow up. With this post I will try to give you some basic information to help you understanding this important process and its influence in other instances […]

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Álvarez-Pallete: “Necesitamos nuevos modelos de pensamiento, valores y reglas para el mundo digital, en favor de los derechos de los usuarios”

Álvarez-Pallete: “Necesitamos nuevos modelos de pensamiento, valores y reglas para el mundo digital, en favor de los derechos de los usuarios”

En una entrevista a fondo con José Mª Álvarez-Pallete, la revista Valores 16 hace un detallado repaso por su curriculum, trayectoria, perfil profesional y por el “pensamiento” del consejero delegado de Telefónica sobre el actual mundo digital. Son muchos los temas que aborda, en sus preguntas, el popular periodista Mariano Guindal. Desde los grandes datos […]

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Internet Governance Multi-stakeholder approach: the solution for Net Neutrality

Internet Governance Multi-stakeholder approach: the solution for Net Neutrality

The multi-stakeholder approach is to the best solution for dealing with Internet Governance related issues. Having all stakeholders involved –civil society, education/technical community, governments and private sector– in Internet related problem solving has its merits and the global community acknowledges it. Astonishing, defendants of such multi-stakeholder processes for the Internet dramatically change their open approach […]

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Net Neutrality is all about the user experience

Net Neutrality is all about the user experience

We Agree: Net Neutrality principles should focus on giving users an open, unrestricted and non-discriminative access to Internet content, applications and services of their choice. It is all about ensuring customers an Open Internet experience. However, most seem to forget in the heated Net Neutrality debate that the Internet experience starts when you turn on […]

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Some views on “Finding the balance between Human Rights and surveillance”

Some views on “Finding the balance between Human Rights and surveillance”

Cristina Vela & José Manuel García-Margallo, Telefónica, S.A. In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack there have been calls for more security. Former UN special rapporteur Frank La Rue remarked that states have an obligation to protect citizens and strengthen security. He explained that surveillance can be used according to rules but the problem […]

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