European app makers urge regulators to think outside of the bubble

European app makers urge regulators to think outside of the bubble

As app makers, we may not immediately come to mind when discussing the perils of platform regulation. After all, the new competition rules will only directly apply to large companies acting as ‘gatekeepers’. This opinion is the result of a collaboration between the following members of the ACT: Francesco Ronchi, Synesthesia (IT), Vincent Keunen, Andaman7 (BE), Peter Deckers, SyndoHealth (BE), Sveatoslav Vizitiu, Wello (RO), Kim Baden-Kristensen, Brain+ (DK), László Grad-Gyenge, Creo (HU), Fernando Guerrero, Lucient & Nouss (ES), James Hanson, Layers Studio (UK), Philip Tudor, Multispectral Limited (UK). Speaking about…

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Brexit: UK will not change anything, says David Frost

Brexit: UK will not change anything, says David Frost

The United Kingdom must retain control of its laws, trade and water after its withdrawal from the European Union and will not budge on these issues, London’s Chief Negotiator, David Frost, warned on Sunday ahead of a new cycle of talks in Brussels on the future relationship with the EU. “We are working to get a deal, but the only one that’s possible is one that is compatible with our sovereignty and takes back control of our laws, our trade and our waters,” Frost said in a message on Twitter….

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Belgians need a vaccine

Belgians need a vaccine

Approximately 1 in 6 Belgians do not want to be vaccinated against coronavirus, according to a survey carried out by Ipsos on behalf of Het Nieuwsblad. Of the nearly 1700 people questioned, only 36% want to get the vaccine as soon as possible, 47% not immediately and 17% never. The survey also reveals striking differences between the desire for immediate vaccination across the regions: Flanders, 42% want to be vaccinated immediately, Brussels 36%, Wallonia 25% Belgium has also displayed a strong regional divide towards potential vaccination, with 1 in 10…

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