Vittorio Bertola

Vittorio Bertola
Head of Policy & Innovation

Recent Posts

News | Open-Xchange | Innovation

European Digital Sovereignty and Open Source

The negotiations around the Digital Markets Act – the new European regulation that aims to restore competition and promote alternatives to dominant big tech services – are advancing quickly. There is much talk around the concept of European “digital...

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Vittorio Bertola Feb 22, 2022

News | Open-Xchange | blog | OX Blog

The European internet industry calls for open digital markets

The European Parliament is currently discussing the rules that will shape internet products and services for decades to come, and all stakeholders are vying to be heard. According to a recent report, the big global internet platforms each spend many...

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Vittorio Bertola Oct 29, 2021

News | PowerDNS | Open-Xchange | OX Blog

Building trust in European DNS resolvers

Open-Xchange recently announced its support for the European Resolver Policy, an industry initiative to provide more transparency and reliability around the operation of DNS resolvers in Europe.

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Vittorio Bertola Jun 29, 2021

blog | Data Privacy & Open Internet | OX Blog

Bring interoperability back to the internet

A group of 40 European tech companies led by Open-Xchange has written a letter to relevant members of the European Parliament, asking for strong interoperability requirements to be imposed on dominant internet platforms in core services like social...

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Vittorio Bertola Apr 13, 2021

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Instant messaging interoperability - a first step in making the internet what it was supposed to be?

In a previous blog we discussed why it would be so important for internet users – and for a competitive industry – if instant messaging apps were required to be interoperable, allowing people to use any chat app they like to exchange messages with the...

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Vittorio Bertola Sep 4, 2020

Open-Xchange | blog | Data Privacy & Open Internet

OX FOR OPEN, INTEROPERABLE MESSAGING SERVICES IN EUROPE

Sending an instant message or chatting over the internet is a very common experience for all of us. Every day, dozens of billions of messages are sent around the globe with apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Messenger and WeChat.

And that’s the problem: you...

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Vittorio Bertola Jul 23, 2020

Security | Data Privacy & Open Internet

Can a COVID-19 privacy app be privacy-centric and practical?

Over the last couple of weeks, GPS (in one way or another), has slowly but surely become the preferred option for many major governments as a way of tracking (and controlling) the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. This includes South Korea, which has...

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Vittorio Bertola May 20, 2020

Open-Xchange | Productivity | Data Privacy & Open Internet | Events

ODF and Open-Xchange’s Commitment to Open Standards

A few days ago, OASIS finally approved and released a new version of the Open Document Format – ODF v1.3.

This is yet another milestone in the long story of open document formats, which, in its modern form, dates back to almost twenty years ago, when...

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Vittorio Bertola May 2, 2020

Can a coronavirus tracking app be both effective and privacy-centric?

 

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Vittorio Bertola Apr 9, 2020

Open-Xchange | Security | Data Privacy & Open Internet | Events

Defending the Open Internet Through Interoperability

Last week in Berlin, the stakeholders of the net met at the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum to discuss the problems that affect the Internet, ranging from hate speech to the concentration of online services in the hands of a few private...

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Vittorio Bertola Dec 5, 2019
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