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Next Generation Internet Study

In 2017 EC DG CNECT commissioned the study for the Next Generation Internet to NLnet foundation and Gartner Europe. The internet has long been recognised as a focal point of Europe’s future, bringing enormous opportunities. However, our collective need to invest and improve the internet as a critical infrastructure of our economies and societies has escalated to a … Read more

Open Call for small-scale agricultural solutions

The Municipality of Northern Tzoumerka, in collaboration with the P2P Lab, are happy to announce the launch of the three-day international agricultural co-design and distributed manufacturing retreat called “Tzoumakers: Cultivating Open-Source Agriculture in Tzoumerka”. About the Event The event will be centered around the rural makerspace “Tzoumakers”, located in Kalentzi, in the Municipality of Northern … Read more

Protect freedom on radio devices: raise your voice today!

We are facing a EU regulation which may make it impossible to install a custom piece of software on most radio devices like WiFi routers, smartphones and embedded devices. You can now give feedback on the most problematic part by Monday, 4 March. Please participate – it’s not hard! In the EU Radio Equipment Directive … Read more

#Open #source goes #space, a two days workshop

Open source software (OSS) is used virtually everywhere and open source hardware (OSHW) is getting more and more popular as well. Then why not apply the philosophy of open source to space? The Open Source Cubesat Workshop (OSCW) was created exactly for that: to promote the open source philosophy for CubeSat missions and further. Its … Read more

Web Inventor Urges Support for #Net #Neutrality – “If we lose net neutrality, we lose the internet as we know it,”

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award, is urging support for net neutrality, Credit: Henry Thomas Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, joined in on Wednesday’s online net neutrality demonstration, urging people to show support for the Federal Communications Commission rules that are likely to be repealed. “If … Read more

Letter to EU Policy-Makers: Making Regulation Work for Community Networks

  In the context of the revision of the European Telecom Package, La Quadrature du Net relays the open letter drafted by the research project netCommons on the importance of community networks for freedoms and fundamental rights. The letter, which will be sent to EU policy-makers, make a number of recommendations for sustaining the growth … Read more