Let's face the realities, we talk much about highspeed internet use and big data but what politicians don't speak about is how much of the internet traffic and business is about access to pornographic content and platforms. Here the European commission should intervene and put Europe to the lead.
Reuse is key. Public services should be reusable and improvable. We need mandatory open source everywhere as a principle and open innovation. The foremost important thing is to preserve the liberty of the public and open source is helpful in that way. Just think of the proud Estremadura people who broke away from the software monopolists. Public services which are determined by the capabilities of software (written outside the EU) which then gets customised to local needs are a great danger to the sovereinty of the people, a danger to democracy.