Kroes calls for appointment of ‘digital champions’

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Kroes calls for appointment of ‘digital champions’


EU Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes has urged European countries to appoint digital champions, such as the UK's Martha Lane Fox, founder of lastminute.com.

Kroes said Fox was “doing a great job”at convincing UK adults to start using the internet, underlining it as one of priorities, with 30% of Europeans currently not online.

At the inaugural London Conference on Cyberspace, Kroes said that European countries would benefit from having ministries with purely dig...


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