21 October 2014 – Today, Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, opened the 8th National IT Summit, held under the motto “Working and living in digital change – together.innovative.independent ”. For this summit, high-ranking representatives from the political sphere, the business community and academia have gathered in the Hanseatic city of Hamburg to debate and discuss the core issues in the Federal Government’s “Digital Agenda 2014–2017”.

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• SRIW unveils a consumer-friendly business sector template at the IT Summit

• At the Summit, the political sphere, business community and academia discuss the process of shaping the digital future

19 November 2015 – Internet privacy policy statements ought to be easier to understand in future – an aim supported by a template for simpler and more consumer-friendly privacy policy statements presented today at the 9th National IT Summit in Berlin. “This template enables businesses to design...

The EU Commission is committed to continually improving consumer protection through the business community’s self-regulation and voluntary control. To support this goal, a Working Group was convened today in Brussels with representatives of all social groups to actively drive forward the further development of the Principles for Better Self- and Co-Regulation. Patrick von Braunmühl, Managing Director of the non-profit association SRIW (Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft e.V.), was...