The EU's Vice President in charge of the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip presented on Thursday his proposals to Washington's influential Brookings Institute. During a press conference on Friday the pragmatic Mr. Ansip provided some more insights as to how the EU and its 28 membership states faces the complexities of a fast changing internet and how they plan reducing existing regulations and harmonize the EU into one single, large economic block.
EU VP for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip speaking in Washington, DC Photo Ludo Segers

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