In Estonia, children learn coding at school and high-speed Internet is ubiquitous. In Germany, on the other hand, universal reliable coverage is still a long way off.
Estonia's conservative populists have taken aim at their media critics since joining the country's government. High-profile journalists have quit their jobs as a result, and now warn that press freedom may be in danger.
The recent US cyberattack against Iranian weapons systems is just the latest example of how conflicts are spilling into the virtual sphere. Germany, however, is hesitant to join the digital arms race. DW investigates.
The federal government and its agencies used more than 1.2 billion pieces of paper in 2017. Germany is becoming increasingly notorious in Europe for lagging on digital infrastructure.
The German government has approved the creation of a billion euro digital infrastructure fund to help boost internet connectivity throughout the country. Better late than never, critics say.
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