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Connectivity and COVID-19: The Case for Improved Wi-Fi Access has Never Been Clearer

Wi-Fi has been a lifeline for many during the global pandemic, facilitating work, socialising, schooling and entertainment. Access Partnership estimates…
28 Jul 2020 Opinion
Connectivity and COVID-19: The Case for Improved Wi-Fi Access has Never Been Clearer
EU-US Data Transfers: What’s Next and What Should Companies be Doing?

EU-US Data Transfers: What’s Next and What Should Companies be Doing?

On 16 July, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield and ruled that companies…
27 Jul 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Simon Bax: Quality Content Should be Respected and Remunerated

Q&A with Simon Bax: Quality Content Should be Respected and Remunerated

In the third interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the Chairman and CEO of Archant, Simon…
24 Jul 2020 Opinion
Harmonising Global Policy as a Path to Fair Tech

Harmonising Global Policy as a Path to Fair Tech

To define what is meant by Fair Tech and identify the challenges that need to be solved to achieve it,…
22 Jul 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Nancy Victory and Mike Senkowski: The Global Pandemic is Accelerating Change in the Telecoms and Tech Sectors

Q&A with Nancy Victory and Mike Senkowski: The Global Pandemic is Accelerating Change in the Telecoms and Tech Sectors

In the second interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, DLA Piper’s Partners and Co-Chairs…
21 Jul 2020 Opinion
European Court Strikes Another Blow at Transatlantic Personal Data Flows

European Court Strikes Another Blow at Transatlantic Personal Data Flows

Access Partnership · Flash Update | Schrems II: What Next for EU-US Data Transfers? Europe’s top court has invalidated the...

16 Jul 2020 Opinion
It’s Time the Civilian Sector Had Its Own DARPA

It’s Time the Civilian Sector Had Its Own DARPA

The Endless Frontier Act is a bipartisan initiative to solidify the United States’ leadership in scientific and technological innovation through…
7 Jul 2020 Opinion
Q&A with Ed Vaizey: Making the Right Decisions When Adopting New Technologies

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

In the first interview of our series of Q&As with Access Partnership’s advisory board members, the former UK Minister for Culture,…
16 Jun 2020 Opinion
Impact of COVID-19 on the Civil Aviation Industry

Impact of COVID-19 on the Civil Aviation Industry

The civil aviation industry has been among the most severely hit sectors from the global pandemic. In order to restore…
10 Jun 2020 Opinion
Connectivity and Green Transition to Power Europe’s Covid-19 Recovery

Connectivity and Green Transition to Power Europe’s Covid-19 Recovery

As European economies emerge from hibernation the European Commission has rolled out ambitious proposals to support European member states. The…
8 Jun 2020 Opinion
The Digital Services Act: Will the EU Break the Internet?

The Digital Services Act: Will the EU Break the Internet?

The European Commission has formally kicked off its ambitious plans to re-shape the online world by opening a public consultation…
3 Jun 2020 Opinion
An Insight into the ITU Filing Procedures

An Insight into the ITU Filing Procedures

Richard Eite Engineer, Regulatory Engineering Satellite communications provide wide area coverage, but have the potential to cause radio interference unbounded...

1 Jun 2020 Opinion
Is Fair Tech Chinese, European or American?

Is Fair Tech Chinese, European or American?

In China, fair tech means tech that supports social order. In Europe, fair tech supports privacy and human rights. In…
18 May 2020 Opinion
What Does Covid-19 Mean for EU Tech Policy?

What Does Covid-19 Mean for EU Tech Policy?

On 13 May, Access Partnership held an online discussion with Werner Stengg, Cabinet Expert for Digital Policy to European Commission…
14 May 2020 Events
Fair Tech and Democracy: Thoughts on Content, Misinformation and Elections

Fair Tech and Democracy: Thoughts on Content, Misinformation and Elections

The stratospheric growth of the Internet over the last ten years has led to a range of challenges for governments...

11 May 2020 Opinion
Call for Harmonisation of Drones Regulation

Call for Harmonisation of Drones Regulation

Given the range of applications and technology available, the corresponding requirements are equally broad to allow for a harmonised regulatory…
7 May 2020 Opinion

Is Digital Tax the Way for Fair Tech?

Thinking about the benefits that technology brings to our life - not least the possibility to keep on working, studying,…
6 May 2020 Opinion

Wi-Fi: A Pre-Requisite for Economic Activity in Times of COVID-19 and Beyond

All governments must tackle the challenge of broadband scarcity so that their economies and government services remain operational and competitive.
30 Apr 2020 Opinion

Flash Alert: Poland to Tax Streaming Services

The Polish Government has announced its plans to tax streaming services. This will be part of the third economic stimulus…
29 Apr 2020 Opinion

Fair Tech in the Global South: Realities and Perceptions

The emergence of new business models and services, increased efficiency and productivity across industries, improved living standards, direct job creation…
27 Apr 2020 Opinion

Regulatory Responses to COVID-19

As the coronavirus continues its spread across the globe, there is uncertainty around about how the crisis will develop, and governments…
23 Apr 2020 Opinion