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Access Alert: President Biden Issues Executive Order of Cybersecurity

On 12 May 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity aimed at strengthening U.S....

13 May 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: President Biden Issues Executive Order of Cybersecurity
Queen’s Speech Unveils Raft of Tech Initiatives and Highlights Innovation Push

Queen’s Speech Unveils Raft of Tech Initiatives and Highlights Innovation Push

From eye-watering online harms regulation to a new research and innovation push, there was much to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech for...

12 May 2021 Opinion
Connectivity Driving Europe’s Recovery: Are Open Networks the Future?

Connectivity Driving Europe’s Recovery: Are Open Networks the Future?

On 6th May, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) hosted the virtual event “Connectivity Driving Europe’s Recovery.” Moderated by Access Partnership’s...

12 May 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: Biden’s 100 Days Address Looks to Build Back Better Agenda

Access Alert: Biden’s 100 Days Address Looks to Build Back Better Agenda

On 28 April 2021, President Joe Biden marked the eve of his first 100 days in office with his first...

29 Apr 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: German Parliament Toughens Up 5G Security Rules

Access Alert: German Parliament Toughens Up 5G Security Rules

Germany’s Bundestag Approves IT Security Law 2.0   On 23 April, the Bundestag adopted the final version of its IT Security...

28 Apr 2021 Opinion
Access Partnership and ISOC Event Highlights: Wi-Fi 6 Opportunities for Mexico

Access Partnership and ISOC Event Highlights: Wi-Fi 6 Opportunities for Mexico

On Thursday 22nd April, Access Partnership and The Internet Society (ISOC) co-hosted the event “Wi-Fi 6: Prospects and Opportunities for...

27 Apr 2021 Opinion
Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

On 21 April, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European regulatory approach to artificial intelligence, adopting a risk-based...

22 Apr 2021 Opinion
Guest Article: Tech Monitor’s Amy Borrett Highlights How Data Trust Gap Endangers Successful Digital Transformation

Guest Article: Tech Monitor’s Amy Borrett Highlights How Data Trust Gap Endangers Successful Digital Transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of data-driven digital transformation, but it has also exacerbated a trust gap with...

19 Apr 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: National Data and Cloud Policy South Africa

Access Alert: National Data and Cloud Policy South Africa

The South African government has released a draft Data and Cloud Policy for public comment. The policy was drafted by the Department of Communications...

15 Apr 2021 Opinion
Three Trends Shaping the 2020s: International Advisory Board Predictions

Three Trends Shaping the 2020s: International Advisory Board Predictions

On 6 April, the Access Partnership Advisory Board met to discuss three of the most important policy issues businesses and...

14 Apr 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: AI in Brazil

Access Alert: AI in Brazil

As part of the Brazilian government’s effort to accelerate the country’s global strength in AI development, the Ministry of Science,...

14 Apr 2021 Opinion
The Dawn of Automation in Drones

The Dawn of Automation in Drones

For years, drones were an exclusive form of technology available to governments and defence agencies alone. Today, however, commercial and...

8 Apr 2021 Opinion
Public Funding Opportunity: Argentina Secures USD 80 Million World Bank Loan to Improve Public Digital Services

Public Funding Opportunity: Argentina Secures USD 80 Million World Bank Loan to Improve Public Digital Services

The loan, approved by the World Bank on March 30, will finance the Digital Inclusion and Innovation in Public Services...

8 Apr 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Rules on API Copyrights and Trump’s Use of Twitter

Access Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Rules on API Copyrights and Trump’s Use of Twitter

On Monday April 5th, the United States Supreme Court decided two cases with important long-term implications for tech companies.  The...

6 Apr 2021 Opinion
Creators in the Digital Economy: Policy Initiatives to Support Recovery

Creators in the Digital Economy: Policy Initiatives to Support Recovery

State of the Sector Creative and cultural industries have been among the worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as restrictions...

31 Mar 2021 Opinion
Digital Latam

Digital Latam

We open the March 2021 edition of Digital Latam by welcoming Mr. Allan Ruiz, former COMTELCA SG and Costa Rica’s...

30 Mar 2021 Opinion
Webinar Takeaways | Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: What Must Be Done to Drive the Future of Mobility?

Webinar Takeaways | Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: What Must Be Done to Drive the Future of Mobility?

Held on 10 March 2021, our “Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: What Must Be Done to Drive the Future of Mobility?”...

18 Mar 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: Australian Government Invites Input for its Digital Strategy

Access Alert: Australian Government Invites Input for its Digital Strategy

The Australian government is inviting input from interested stakeholders on the development of a strategy to ensure Australia is a...

17 Mar 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: European Commission Presents Europe’s Digital Decade

Access Alert: European Commission Presents Europe’s Digital Decade

This week, the European Commission proposed a European digital plan to reach the EU’s digital aspirations by 2030. The Europe’s Digital Decade revolves around four points: (i) creating digitally...

12 Mar 2021 Opinion
Access Alert: Saudi Arabia’s New Digital Government Authority

Access Alert: Saudi Arabia’s New Digital Government Authority

On March 10th, Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet headed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al...

11 Mar 2021 Opinion
Forum Europe’s DSA Conference: Ins and Outs of the Commission’s Proposals

Forum Europe’s DSA Conference: Ins and Outs of the Commission’s Proposals

On 4 March, several distinguished speakers from the public and private sector, as well as academia, gathered for ForumEurope’s Second...

10 Mar 2021 Opinion