Vittorio Bertola

Vittorio Bertola
Head of Policy & Innovation

Recent Posts

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

blog

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:...

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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...

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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

By Vittorio Bertola, Head of Policy & Innovation at Open-Xchange

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,...

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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

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Vittorio Bertola Dec 5, 2019

Data Privacy & Open Internet

The "Sign-in with Facebook" problem and the open source solution

An effort has started to create an identity management platform that works just like those of the OTTs, but empowers the user rather than the provider, protects the user’s privacy and digital freedoms, and is based on an open, public standard.

 
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Vittorio Bertola Sep 16, 2019

press release

INTRODUCING COI: AN OPEN CHAT SYSTEM BASED ON EMAIL

 

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Vittorio Bertola Jul 1, 2019

press release

THE BEST BUSINESS OBJECTIVE FOR 2019

Vittorio Bertola from Open-Xchange looks at freedom and corporate social responsibility in the context of digitalization, and how Europe needs to respond to the global transformation.

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Vittorio Bertola Jan 1, 2019
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