This week's top three: Another new player to enter London's ride hailing market; Brussels municipality urges regional government to act on e-scooter parking; and Russia introduces new regulations for carpooling.
Inline’s Data Policy Tracker covers the key political and regulatory changes, trends and developments impacting the data sector. We look at the latest interventions from regulators, policymakers and politicians within the context of this evolving data policy landscape.
As Finland assumed the six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2019, the high-level work programme [PDF download] published last week outlines its approach to a wide range of key issues including economic, social and environmental sustainability, the digital economy and digital taxation, and the Single Market.
Inline Policy was launched five years ago as the vision of our Founder, Shomik Panda. In this blog, Shomik reflects on the challenges of starting a business from scratch and some of the highlights of the past five years.
This week's top three: Paris crackdown on e-scooters continues; moves to legalise ride hailing and e-scooters in Romania; and Uber launches a petition to reverse new rules in Austria.
This week's top three: German police refusing to enforce e-scooter law, Uber threatens to pull out of Austria in ride hailing regulation row, wide-ranging mobility law passed by French National Assembly.
This week's top three: European safety body calls for e-scooter regulations; Paris Mayor's new measures against e-scooters; latest government stats on UK attitudes to transport tech.
Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU begins on 1 July and presents opportunities for the tech sector to engage with policymakers in a broadly pro-technology Member State who will be in a leadership role over the six-month presidency.
This week's top three: New e-scooters regulations in Austria, there are now more EV charging points than petrol stations in the UK, political pressure builds in Ireland for legalisation of e-scooters.
Data portability rules in GDPR do very little to alter the balance of power in the digital economy. Could a shift to an economy based on data mobility give individuals true control over their personal data, tackle antitrust concerns around big tech, and strengthen workers in the gig economy?
The 2019 European elections mark a pivotal movement for the European Union and the tech sector. Download Inline's free guide to the election results and the implications for the tech sector.
This week's top three: E-scooters get the green light in Germany, ride hailing companies in Romania ask to be regulated, Barcelona imposes a one hour wait time on ride hailing.
The European Parliamentary elections taking place on 23-26 May 2019 will be the most significant yet for the tech sector. Ahead of the poll, we have produced a short guide to the key MEP candidates to watch when it comes to the big issues for the tech sector and the broader digital economy.
This week's top three: Ola agreement with Brighton & Hove opens new front in battle of the apps, Paris scooter companies sign Code of Conduct, and law suit against Madrid's new taxi laws.
In the second of our regular Data Policy Tracker we cover the key political and regulatory changes, trends and developments impacting the data sector.
This week's Top 3: German Government u-turns on e-scooter rules, new French rules for micro-mobility finalised, and Uber faces strikes shortly before IPO.
While there has been no shortage of political attention paid to the development of 5G mobile networks, a significant proportion of the UK public remain unconvinced of the benefits. Could Augmented Reality (AR) be the 'killer app' to drive 5G adoption?
This week's Top 3: Uber makes a MaaS in London, Lime calls for respect in Brussels, and the debate continues over e-scooters in Germany.
The European Commission's external expert report on “Competition policy for the digital era” is part of the developing debate on how EU competition policy should be reformed which is now moving beyond economic theory to become increasingly political.