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Is the EU like the USA?

Sir, Regarding ‘Delors asks Germany: ‘Are you still true to European values?’‘ As we all know, we in the EU are not all of the same nation like the USA. We have many differences in basic cultures, unlike in the USA, where cultural differences are only slight across a country that is 2.27-times larger than… » read more

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Sir, Regarding ‘Oettinger values EU 2020 energy goals at €1 trln‘: Readers will have noticed that in nature round numbers tend to be the exception rather than the rule (think of pi or e). However, in politics, the reverse seems to be the case as shown by Mr Oettinger’s €1 trln needed to overhaul energy… » read more

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Sir, Regarding ‘Kroes wants to include developing countries in Internet governance‘: It is vitally important when the European Commission is reviewing submissions to its public consultation on ‘The open Internet and net neutrality in Europe’ that it carefully considers net neutrality in the European context. Net neutrality is closely linked with broadband policy: in Europe,… » read more

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Sir, Regarding ‘Kroes: Interoperability at heart of Digital Agenda‘: While it is positive that the European Commission is committed to promoting interoperability and to investing in ICT infrastructure, these actions need to be complemented with measures to improve the skills infrastructure if the potential of the Information Society is to be fully unlocked. Enhanced interoperability… » read more

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