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Quartz: India’s Plan to Host Data Locally is Extremely Challenging—and Pretty Pointless

Posted on 10th August 2018

Access Partnership’s Senior Policy Analyst Logan Finucan spoke to Quartz on India’s plan to host citizens’ data locally. Read the full article here.

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Datanami: China Ahead on AI Strategy, Behind on Data Access

Posted on 7th August 2018

Access Partnership’s Public Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu was quoted by Datanami: “China’s AI strategy includes three components: technology advancement, industry expansion and establishing an AI policy roadmap.” Read the full article here.

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New America: Progress, Pauses, and Power Shifts in China’s Cybersecurity Law Regime

Posted on 20th July 2018

China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) has a remarkably wide reach in Chinese society, serving as the centerpiece of perhaps the most comprehensive cyberspace governance regime in the world. Still, more than a year after official implementation, a great deal of the regulatory and standards-setting work remains incomplete. Access Partnership’s Public Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu looks at the the progress and setbacks of CSL in a guest article for New America.

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TNW: Startups! Here’s What You Need to Know Before Taking on Asia

Posted on 16th July 2018

Access Partnership’s Policy Analyst Seha Yatim wrote a guest article for The Next Web (TNW) Asia. The piece examines the risks for startups looking to enter the Asian market.

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The Business Times: ASEAN Smart City Initiatives Risk Raising Their Own Governance Issues

Posted on 10th July 2018

Access Partnership’s Public Policy Analyst Seha Yatim wrote a guest article for The Business Times, Singapore. The article looks at the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) framework that will create a set of normative guidelines to inform a member state’s smart city development. Seha Yatim reflects on governance issues that may arise as ASEAN member states pursue their smart cities initiatives.

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Avionics Magazine: Inmarsat Snubs Initial EchoStar Acquisition Bid

Posted on 19th June 2018

Mike Thompson, Director for Technical Development at Access Partnership was quoted by Avionics Magazine on EchoStar’s bid to acquire Inmarsat.

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Via Satellite: EchoStar Fails in Initial Bid for Inmarsat

Posted on 18th June 2018

Mike Thompson, Director for Technical Development at Access Partnership spoke to Via Satellite on EchoStar’s bid to acquire Inmarsat.

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The Diplomat: What Chinese Companies Can Learn From ZTE’s Mistakes

Posted on 14th June 2018

Xiaomeng Lu, International Public Policy Manager, Access Partnership wrote a guest article for The Diplomat. The article offers advice for Chinese tech companies looking to go global.

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Quartz: Complying with Europe’s GDPR will be a “matter of survival” for Indian IT firms

Posted on 1st June 2018

Access Partnership’s Senior Public Policy Manager Ryan Johnson spoke to Quartz on the effect of GDPR on Indian companies. Read the full article here.

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The Business Times: Fortifying Retail Operations as Cyberthreats Intensify

Posted on 29th May 2018

Ryan Johnson, Senior Public Policy Manager, Access Partnership co-wrote a guest article for The Business Times. The article looks at the cyber challenges and potential solutions for the retail sector.

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The Diplomat: Scoping Critical Information Infrastructure in China

Posted on 22nd May 2018

Xiaomeng Lu, International Public Policy Manager, Access Partnership wrote a guest article for The Diplomat.

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L’Observateur: Le ciel n’est même pas une limite pour les jeunes africains que nous sommes!

Posted on 11th May 2018

Our Director for Africa Abdou Lo spoke to L’Observateur on the importance of connectivity for the young people in Africa during the CyFy Africa conference. View the interview here (in French).

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Access Partnership Co-Writes a Commentary for CSIS on China’s First Data Protection Regime

Posted on 27th April 2018

The piece looks into what data privacy mean in China and the limits of the country’s data protection regime. Read the paper here.

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BBC Afrique: La Condamnation de Khalifa Sall le Député Maire de Dakar

Posted on 2nd April 2018

Our Director for Africa Abdou Lo spoke to BBC Africa on the conviction of leading Senegalese politician and Mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, who was handed a five-year jail term for fraud, a sentence that will rule him out of the presidential election next year. Listen to the interview here (in French).

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Access Partnership Co-Writes a Paper on China’s Reorganisation Plan for Cybersecurity

Posted on 27th March 2018

Access Partnership’s China practice lead Xiaomeng Lu co-wrote a report for New America on the Chinese government’s reorganisation plan for cybersecurity. 

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Access Partnership appoints Alexis Serfaty as Director of Global Public Policy

Posted on 27th March 2018

Based in Washington, DC, Alexis Serfaty will be responsible for driving our expanding operations and will lead the data governance and cybersecurity teams.

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