Vittorio Bertola

Vittorio Bertola
Head of Policy & Innovation

European Digital Sovereignty and Open Source

Vittorio Bertola on Feb 22, 2022

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 ar...

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The European internet industry calls for open digital markets

Vittorio Bertola on Oct 29, 2021

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 glob...

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Building trust in European DNS resolvers

Vittorio Bertola on Jun 29, 2021

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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Bring interoperability back to the internet

Vittorio Bertola on Apr 13, 2021

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 pl...

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Instant messaging interoperability - a first step in making the internet wh...

Vittorio Bertola on Sep 4, 2020

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 ...

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Open-Xchange for open, interoperable messaging services in Europe

Vittorio Bertola on Jul 23, 2020

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...

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

Vittorio Bertola on May 20, 2020

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 pandem...

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ODF and Open-Xchange’s Commitment to Open Standards

Vittorio Bertola on May 2, 2020

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...

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

Vittorio Bertola on Apr 9, 2020

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Defending the Open Internet Through Interoperability

Vittorio Bertola on Dec 5, 2019

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 onlin...

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