Newsy: U.S. Says China Aims to Steal Covid Research

Posted on 18th May 2020

Senior Manager Xiaomeng Lu commented on China’s technology transfer practice, using its giant market as leverage. Watch the full recording here.

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Is Fair Tech Chinese, European or American?

Posted on 18th May 2020

In China, fair tech means tech that supports social order. In Europe, fair tech supports privacy and human rights. In America, fair tech supports openness and innovation.

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What Does Covid-19 Mean for EU Tech Policy?

Posted on 14th May 2020

On 13 May, Access Partnership held an online discussion with Werner Stengg, Cabinet Expert for Digital Policy to European Commission EVP Margrethe Vestager on the EU’s response to Covid-19 and its implications for the Commission’s tech policy plans in areas like AI, Data and Digital Services. Here are our top five takeaways from the discussion.

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Webinar Recording | In Conversation with Werner Stengg: “How Will Covid-19 Impact EU Tech Policy?”

Posted on 14th May 2020

Join Access Partnership in conversation with Werner Stengg, Cabinet Expert for Digital Policy to European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, as they seek to answer these questions and discuss the Commission’s long-term plans for tech regulation. Watch the full Webinar recording here.

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Tech Policy Podcast | Episode 4: Cybersecurity in the MEALA Region

Posted on 12th May 2020

In this episode, we explore cybersecurity challenges and policy initiatives in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America (MEALA).

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Impact of Cybersecurity Regulations on ICT Companies in the European Union

Posted on 12th May 2020

The purpose of this paper is to provide more clarity about the current two cybersecurity requirements in the EU which may apply directly to telecommunication providers and other ICT companies covered under the NIS Directive, as well as to briefly review the upcoming changes to cybersecurity rules that apply to telecommunication providers under the recently adopted EECC Directive. Finally, this paper will analyse whether provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation apply if an entity is already subject to one of the two frameworks.

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Free Speech vs Fake News: The Future of Content Regulation

Posted on 12th May 2020

In recent years, policymakers have been reconsidering intermediary liability regimes, placing increased pressure on technology companies to control the content on their platforms. In many instances the rules that apply to platforms are outdated. We need to revise the rules in a way that protects users and fosters trust but also continues to facilitate the growth and development of the digital economy that has brought so many benefits and has the potential to deliver more.

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