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October 16, 2017 / European Union

Open Data Institute study shows role for PDF with Open Data

Earlier this year we blogged about an exciting project we had kicked off with the Open Data Institute in London, to explore how PDF could be better used to help international policies on Open Data. The final ODI report on Best Practices for PDF and Data has just been published.

September 21, 2017 / Electronic Signatures / European Union

Adobe Achieves Qualified Trust Service Provider Certification

In a world of fake news and the easy digital manipulation of content, knowing that an electronic document really is what it purports to be has never been more important.

April 27, 2017 / European Union

Digital Single Market is a True Test of Europe’s Open Society

As the European Commission reflects on the progress made under its Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy, many companies are themselves reflecting on what exactly the DSM is.

September 28, 2016 / European Union / Privacy

Adobe Submits Certification to EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Earlier today, Adobe submitted its certification for the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield to the U.S. Department of Commerce for the transfer of personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) to the United States.

July 28, 2016 / European Union / Privacy / Trust

Europe Needs a Workable One-Stop Shop

This week the European Commission and the CNIL (the French Data Protection Authority) launch eagerly-awaited consultations with industry on how to interpret and enforce certain parts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Europe’s new Data Protection law which is due to come into effect in mid-2018.

New EU e-government strategy: back-end wizardry, but where’s the citizen?

In this blog we’ve frequently commented on the efforts governments are making across the world to transform their digital services.