Technology & Digital Policy

Technology & Digital Policy

The Program for Technology and Digital Policy promotes a transatlantic dialogue on the digital transformation of our economies and societies. The goal is to advance norms and standards for digital governance to ensure that the use of digital technologies supports economic growth and innovation without harm to people or the environment. A common transatlantic understanding is critical as China’s high-tech ambitions increasingly affect North American and European liberal democracies.

How GDPR Is Driving the US Privacy Legislation Debate

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While US companies might dominate the tech industry, the European Union is leading the way on digital rights. By regulating a key part of the global market, the EU has put data protection on the agenda around the world. In the United States, reeling from the realisation that the control of data affords Big Tech enormous economic and political power, politicians from both sides are now calling for reform.

By Sabine Muscat

Smart cars, transparent citizens?

More safety, less congestion: Artificial intelligence could revolutionize our mobility. But networking vehicles and infrastructure poses new challenges for IT security and data protection.

By Sabine Muscat, Zora Siebert

Perspectives Asia: DigitalAsia

Over the last years, Asia has undergone an impressive digital transformation. Large parts of the continent have turned from the world’s factory into a creative industry.The different contributions across the continent highlight both the opportunities and risks of digitalization in Asia.

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