Mr Schrems, of Vienna, has 25,000 European Facebook users supporting his claim that the way the social network monitors its users is in breach of EU law.
As part of a panel discussion on building trust in the digital economy, Konrad Walser, a senior researcher at FH Bern spoke about the need for government to achieve trust in e-government initiatives.
As part of a panel discussion on building trust in the digital economy, MEP Josef Weidenholzer spoke about the need for the EU government to protect its data from spying by the NSA and others.
The second annual Trust in the Digital World conference has got off to an impressive start, bringing in leaders from industry, government and digital identity to tackle the problems of the new age.
Traditionally, inkjet printers have catered mainly to the needs of consumers, with businesses instead favouring laser printing technology. Epson wants to overturn these trends.