Europe’s parliamentarians should reject a proposal that risks turning the new Digital Services Act into a vehicle for spreading disinformation
Facebook needs to see itself and act as a social institution as much as a corporation
Expect the new government in Berlin to team up with France to press Europe to crack down on platforms and pursue digital sovereignty.
The tax marathon still has some rough terrain to cover before reaching the finish line
Beyond these basic similarities in encouraging cybersecurity, the two sides disagree on key points
Incredibly, the United States may throw away its victory
The Trade and Technology Council avoids key transatlantic challenges
Villig’s own success, and that of Estonia, offers the continent a beacon of hope
“By setting the rules of the game, democratic governments can facilitate trust, investments and innovation.”
“The U.S. needs partners. It needs Europe. We must work hand in hand in hand.”
Dominance in technology will translate into more power in every other arena
Instead of attempting an illusory grand deal that will set a new global standard, the transatlantic Trade and Technology Council should focus on solving its internal disputes.
Both sides must learn to live with the present impasse over transatlantic data transfers
Antitrust authorities weigh whether to stop Big Tech gobbling up startups
To get the right balance between child safety and privacy, companies must work with experts in all relevant disciplines to get it right.
The United States shouldn’t surrender to Europe’s Digital Markets Act.
The United States and Europe have pledged to build a tech alliance to counter authoritarian politics.
Ultimately, both the U.S. and EU want an open, global and safe internet rather than a state-controlled internet, as is sought by China, Russia, or Turkey.
A steady land grab for the strategic semiconductor technology is underway — by fair means or foul
It is high time for tech companies to open their vaults for researchers. Governments should step in.
Efforts must be undertaken on both sides of the Atlantic to develop these shared regulatory standards, with the aim of protecting citizens of democracies everywhere
The arrests of more than 800 alleged criminals around the world who had been using an encrypted app covertly run by the FBI and Australian law enforcement may seem an argument to give detectives greater access to private data
There are signs that the EU and the U.S. may be moving closer on international tech taxes.
Allies need to comprehend that there is one ambition they share which should prevail over all others
Europe and the United States must seize this moment to heal the transatlantic rift over technology policy
A world where Chinese technology is used for digitization creates acute risks for safety, privacy, and freedom of expression
China has invested heavily in strategic sectors for purposes beyond the usual ones of wealth-creation and greater economic clout
The Russian state’s cultivation of a hostile anti-Western hacker culture
There is no perfect solution but the U.S. government is critical to keeping social media safe.