Last chance for Europe in the digital saloon?

Friday, 29 May 2015

With the rise of the digital economy over the past decade and as internet platforms and ‘over-the-top’  players take centre stage, Europe has struggled to compete with other regions. The new Juncker Commission has kept its promise to propose legislative steps towards a connected Digital Single Market, but will the member states buy into this strategy and will it be enough to reignite Europe’s ailing digital economy, asks Colin Blackman in this new CEPS Commentary.

Colin Blackman is Director of the Digital Forum at the Centre for European Policy Studies, and Director of Camford Associates.