Tech Policy Trends 2021
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Tech Policy Trends 2021

From Covid-19 resilience and recovery to social justice, OpenRAN and global antitrust, our experts discuss the biggest themes that will move the tech industry in 2021.

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Digital Latam
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Digital Latam

A monthly update on what is moving technology markets in Latin America.

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Facial Recognition Technology: A Primer
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Facial Recognition Technology: A Primer

In this report, we look at facial recognition and its impact on race, social justice, diversity and inclusion, noting the challenges faced when deploying technologies that can be problematic in their use.

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Cybersecurity Policy for Operational Technology
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Cybersecurity Policy for Operational Technology

This report seeks to help cybersecurity officials create an effective cybersecurity policy framework, and increase the resilience and security of these OT systems.

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Sustainability Tracker
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Sustainability Tracker

A monthly update on the key policy developments around sustainability and technology.

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Access Alert: President Biden Signs Executive Order to Review Global Supply Chains in Key Industries

Access Alert: President Biden Signs Executive Order to Review Global Supply Chains in Key Industries

On 24 February 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order to review the global supply chains used by...

25 Feb 2021 Opinion
The European Commission Launches Process on Dataflows to the United Kingdom

The European Commission Launches Process on Dataflows to the United Kingdom

The European Commission has launched the process towards the adoption of two adequacy decisions for personal data transfers to the...

25 Feb 2021 Opinion
Mobile Europe: OpenRAN Goes Mainstream – And Gets Government Backing

Mobile Europe: OpenRAN Goes Mainstream – And Gets Government Backing

Mobile Europe presents Access Partnership’s Colin Thomson’s article predicting that geopolitics will propel telecoms’ momentum towards open interfaces in 2021....

25 Feb 2021 Press
UK Tech News: OpenRAN Goes Mainstream

UK Tech News: OpenRAN Goes Mainstream

UK Tech News presents Access Partnership’s Colin Thomson’s article discussing the imminent fillip for OpenRAN roll-out and exploring what it...

25 Feb 2021 Press
Access Partnership Welcomes Gideon Lett as Senior Advisor for Equality & Social Justice Initiative

Access Partnership Welcomes Gideon Lett as Senior Advisor for Equality & Social Justice Initiative

February 24th, 2021 – Washington, DC. Access Partnership, the global public policy firm for the tech sector, today announced it...

24 Feb 2021 Press
Bangkok Post: Do Gig Workers Deserve Better Deal?

Bangkok Post: Do Gig Workers Deserve Better Deal?

It is common to see uniformed riders delivering food around Bangkok. People have also become accustomed to using ride-hailing apps...

24 Feb 2021 Press
Upcoming Online Conference: MWC Shanghai 2021

Upcoming Online Conference: MWC Shanghai 2021

According to the GSMA China Mobile Economy Report, China will account for 70% of global 5G connections in 2020, and...

23 Feb 2021 Events
AI Business: US Embraces Multilateralism as China Doubles Down on Tech Ambitions Regime

AI Business: US Embraces Multilateralism as China Doubles Down on Tech Ambitions Regime

In an op-ed for AI Business, Richard Upchurch reflects how US China relations will pan out in 2021, with a...

22 Feb 2021 Press