The Web Summit held in Lisbon in November 2016 brought together a large number of experts in the car industry, including specialists in autonomous car technology, in a clear demonstration of the expected revolution in the automotive industry.
Now that smartphones have become an established part of our daily lives, mobile applications (apps) of every type have arrived – some display the weather conditions, some advise us on health matters, while others enable us to perform bank transactions. There are even apps that inform us that we are getting closer to our favourite shops.
The overall reform aims to strengthen the rights of users and consumers, both in the and in the telecommunications sector, in order to harmonise the mechanisms between national agencies and European bodies and/or international institutions.
According to the Spanish operetta, La Verbena de la Paloma, 'Nowadays science makes progress very fast'. And it is true. Who could have imagined only a few decades ago a virtual reality existing alongside the 'real' off-line world? Who could imagine then an online world where humans would work, do business, enjoy their spare time, access information and which could also enable them to commit illegal acts?