[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 5: Impfzertifikat

Déi fënneft Episod vum neie Podcast “Oppen Dieren” ass disponibel um Lëtzebuerger Journal. Dir fannt déi ganz Episod andeems dir HEI klickt. Hei ass een Teaser: Dir kënnt onofhängege Journalismus ënnerstëtze andeems dir iech op de Lëtzebuerger Journal abonnéiert. Méi Informatioune fannt dir op journal.lu.

La fausse bonne idée des quotas européens de contenu streaming

Comme beaucoup de personnes durant cette pandémie, je suis devenu un peu un accro au streaming. J’ai pu ainsi rattraper le “retard” que j’avais soi-disant accumulé concernant ma connaissance de la culture populaire. Désormais, je suis abonné à trois services à la fois. Je regarde des films et des émissions de télévision populaires des États-Unis […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP21: Dutch party, Flight to nowhere, and Ad headaches (w/ Fabio Fernandes)

🇳🇱 The Netherlands experiments with parties 🛫 Fred Roeder takes a flight to nowhere 🇨🇾 Cyprus wins its case on halloumi cheese 🖥️ Advertising restrictions online (w/ Fabio Fernandes) You can follow Fabio Fernandes on Twitter @DeFariaeSilva. April 15, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

Americans Should Reject Vaccine Passports

onservative politicians have turned ‘vaccine passports’ into a cultural flashpoint,” writes the New York Times in an effort to polarize the debate and frame it as a left vs. right conversation. Why exactly one would put “vaccine passport” in quotation marks is a mystery in the first place, as both words accurately describe the concept. If you’ll need to […]

The lasting effects of the Diesel controversy

I was recently reminded of the effects of the long-lasting Diesel controversy on a trip to the Netherlands. The city centre of Amsterdam is a restricted traffic zone for certain types of engines, for the purpose of protecting air quality. The website of the city government says: “City traffic is a major polluter of the […]

A digital tax would hurt consumers

The EU has long considered levying a tax of between two and six percent on the local revenues of platform giants. The prospect of trade talks with the US has brought this topic back into the spotlight. However, an EU-wide digital tax would limit potential future innovation. As it stands right now, the European Commission […]

We don’t need content quotas

Streaming platforms and consumers should make their own decisions… A number of countries and regions are already applying entertainment content quotas. This means that a certain percentage of audiovisual content on broadcasting channels needs to be local. This rule already exists in France, for radio broadcasters. For private radio stations, there are rules on the […]