The Three Communist Party Rising Stars That Explain Chinese Cyberspace Policy

Posted on 20th November 2017

The recent Communist Party Congress in China showed how President Xi Jinping is strengthening his grip on cyberspace policies. So, after President Trump’s generous reception in China during his Asia tour, who are the rising political stars that US tech CEOs should watch?

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Access Partnership Press Conference for Anti-Slavery Banned for Second Time

Posted on 11th October 2017

The press conference organised for leading anti-slavery campaigner Biram Dah Abeid by Access Partnership’s Abdou Lo has been cancelled for a second time after pressure from the Senegalese and Mauritanian governments.

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Access Partnership feature in this year’s Observer Research Foundation journal

Posted on 4th October 2017

The online and offline worlds have never been closer together. With the free-flowing and growing interaction between the two, how can one be regulated without consequences for the other? That’s the theme of this year’s Digital Debatesthe journal of the Observer Research Foundation’s CyFy conference, held in New Delhi on 3 and 4 October, which features contributions from three Access Partnership staff.

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Access Partnership hosts expert round table on cybersecurity for post-Brexit UK

Posted on 28th September 2017

The UK wants to position itself as a highly secure place to do business after leaving the EU, but is it doing the right things to address cybersecurity? Access Partnership convened a round table forum of experts from civil society and the private sector to ask questions on hot-button issues from increased surveillance to international cybersecurity cooperation.

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How Singapore’s race to go cashless can be inclusive too

Posted on 26th September 2017

Singaporeans are still skeptical of an entirely cashless society, writes Seha Yatim, but keeping Singapore at the forefront of technological innovation will require overcoming their doubts. The huge benefits of a cashless economy can only be achieved with full support from the population – and that means ensuring the transition is fully inclusive.

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Delivering the Fourth Industrial Revolution: The Role of Government

Posted on 14th July 2017

We know that advanced robotics and manufacturing techniques, IoT and M2M connections, autonomous vehicles, bio-technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and more big data analytics are set to shift economies and societies. We also know that, like previous technological revolutions, there will be disruption. What is less understood is how ubiquitous cloud computing – the hypercloud – will underpin this new world. Access Partnership has published a white paper to explore this idea.

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