The Telegraph: Facebook’s Political Ad Rules are ‘Too Little, Too Late’, Experts Warn

Posted on 22nd June 2020

Access Partnership Policy Manager for UK & Europe Tiernan Kenny was quoted in The Telegraph on the Facebook’s Political Ad Rules: “Facebook could ‘definitely’ be accused of doing too little, too late when it comes to fighting election interference”. Read the full article here.

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Press Release: Monument Advocacy and Access Partnership Announce Global Strategic Alliance

Posted on 18th June 2020

Monument Advocacy and Access Partnership are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic alliance, combining Access Partnership’s broad global expertise in tech policy covering the EU, Middle East, Africa, APAC and Latin America, with Monument Advocacy’s depth of specialized knowledge of the U.S. public policy and advocacy landscape.

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Upcoming Event | Net Neutrality Event in Mexico

Posted on 17th June 2020

Access Partnership Senior Advisor for Latin America Fernando Borjon will be taking part on the Net Neutrality event organized by the Mexican Regulator, the IFT, on June 23 from 10 am (Mexico time zone). Register here.

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Q&A with Ed Vaizey: Making the Right Decisions When Adopting New Technologies

Posted on 16th June 2020

In the first interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the former UK Minister for Culture, Technology and Telecommunications, Ed Vaizey, shares his insights on tech policy trends, as well as the challenges faced by governments and organisations when adopting new data-driven technologies.

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Regulating the IoT: 2020 and beyond

Posted on 16th June 2020

The widespread deployment of IoT devices revealed the need for a more specific regulatory framework to address associated concerns; specifically, which regulations apply to the IoT value chain, the availability of scarce resources (frequencies and numbers), privacy and security. This paper aims to dissect IoT by addressing the ensuing regulatory challenges.

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Webinar Recording | In Conversation with Peter Singer on his New Book “Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution” and Tech Dystopia

Posted on 16th June 2020

Access Partnership’s Michael Clauser was in conversation with Peter Singer on 22 June, where Singer discussed his new book and the role Big Tech plays in the narrative, as well as his views on technology, cybersecurity and warfare. Watch the full recording here.

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Webinar Recording | Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: Game-Changer for Economic Institutions to Foster Inclusive Growth and Development

Posted on 15th June 2020

Fintech is a major force shaping the structure of the financial industry in sub-Saharan Africa and creates efficiency gains by opening the financial services value chain. Moreover, considering the low level of financial inclusion, macro-financial linkages between sub-Saharan Africa and other regions, fintech could be a game-changer for economic institutions and central banks to foster inclusive economic growth and development. In this webinar, we discussed these and other questions about fintech in Africa. Watch the recording here.

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