Personal data mobility: the new front in the battle for the digital economy

Written by Olaf Cramme on 30 May 2019

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?

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 9 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 09 May 2019

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.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 2 May 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 02 May 2019

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. 

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 25 April 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 25 Apr 2019

This week's Top 3: police cracking down on scooters in London and Dublin, a new global player for car sharing, Seville launches scooter consultation

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 18 April 2019

Written by Matthew Niblett on 18 Apr 2019

This week's Top 3: Regulations on electric scooters on the way in Ireland, EU introduces new rights for ride hailing drivers, Poland's government meets with taxi drivers over new ride hailing rules.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 11 April 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 11 Apr 2019

This week's top 3 stories: Competition regulator examines Enterprise/SHB deal, Austria adopts scooter rules and German taxi drivers protest.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 4 April 2019

Written by David Abrahams on 04 Apr 2019

This week's top 3 stories: Fines for scooter riders and companies in Paris, new law on ride hailing and intermediaries in Poland, emergency transport laws introduced in Romania.

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Key lessons from the Sharing Cities Summit

Written by Matthew Niblett on 20 Nov 2018

On 13 November in Barcelona at the Sharing Cities Summit representatives from 42 cities across four continents co-signed a declaration outlining principles for how cities should approach regulating the collaborative economy.

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Top 3 On-Demand Mobility Stories in Europe - 15 Nov 2018

Written by David Abrahams on 15 Nov 2018

This week's top 3 stories: Ford and SEAT get in on the scooter action, Paris invites bids for car sharing schemes, Addison Lee loses its appeal.

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