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Ole Wintermann Twitter: @olewin

Hi all – my name is Ole, and I’m the head of In my opinion, the Internet is going to play an essential role in coping with global future challenges. Currently, I see economic globalization and global governance as the two most central issues. These trends, and how they interact with others like demographic change and security, make the lives of people around the world complex and insecure, and make it tougher for political and economic decision-makers to make good long-term decisions. We need new rules and methods for decision-making. Dear politicians: please consider all of us when you make important choices. It’s our world, not yours. Please follow me also on my personal blog
  • TTIP schafft Arbeitsplätze – Transparentere Debatte ist aber notwendig

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    Nach jahrelangem Stillstand oder nur geringfügigen Fortschritten haben die Bemühungen um ein transatlantisches Freihandelsabkommen in diesem Jahr Fahrt aufgenommen. Am Rande des G8-Gipfels kündigten Vertreter der Europäischen Union und der Vereinigten Staaten den Start der Gespräche über ein umfassende Transatlantische Handels- und Investmentpartnerschaft (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP) an. […]