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Quartz: India’s Online Festive Sales are a Happy Hunting Ground for Cybercriminals

Ryan Johnson, Senior Manager, International Public Policy, Access Partnerships spoke to Quartz India on how customers should be more careful when…
12 Oct 2018 Press

Treasury & Risk Magazine: The Europeans Are Winning the Global Privacy Debate

The GDPR has reframed the global privacy debate and provoked a flood of imitators and new rules around the world…
11 Oct 2018 Opinion

From the Desk of Greg Francis: Pen Testing the US Cyber Strategy

Access Partnership's Managing Director Greg Francis dissects the US Cyber Strategy in a guest blog for Circle ID: "The Strategy…
10 Oct 2018 Opinion

Datanami: Filling Policy Void, U.S. AI Report Outlines Stakes

Xiaomeng Lu, International Public Policy Manager at Access Partnership, was quoted by Datanami on China's AI strategy: "Institutional roadblocks remain in China,…
8 Oct 2018 Press

Press Release: APAC Governments and Industry Commit to Improve Cybersecurity

Inconsistent and contradictory cybersecurity rules will make it difficult for companies to operate across borders in ASEAN, governments and industry agreed on 20 September. The…
27 Sep 2018 Press

Tech UK: Looking at the Cloud Skills Gap

In a guest blog for Tech UK, Access Partnership's Public Policy Director Matthew McDermott tackles the cloud skills gap by…
26 Sep 2018 Opinion

Via Satellite: Regulatory Considerations of Satellite Data Analytics

In a guest article for Via Satellite Magazine, Access Partnership's Policy Analyst Richard Upchurch exposes the growing number of regulatory…
25 Sep 2018 Opinion

Access Partnership Took Part in a Joint Press Conference on Senegal’s Electronic Communications Code Bill

Senegal’s recently proposed Code of Electronic Communications threatens the access of Senegalese to Internet telephony applications like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger,…
14 Sep 2018 Press

Ferloo: Sénégal-Code Des Communications Electroniques : WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Viber, etc Menacés

Senegal's recently proposed Code of Electronic Communications threatens the access of Senegalese to Internet telephony applications like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger,…
30 Aug 2018 Press

Quartz: India’s Plan to Host Data Locally is Extremely Challenging—and Pretty Pointless

Access Partnership's Senior Policy Analyst Logan Finucan spoke to Quartz on India’s plan to host citizens' data locally. Read the full article here.
10 Aug 2018 Press

Datanami: China Ahead on AI Strategy, Behind on Data Access

Access Partnership's Public Policy Manager Xiaomeng Lu was quoted by Datanami: "China’s AI strategy includes three components: technology advancement, industry expansion and…
7 Aug 2018 Press

New America: Progress, Pauses, and Power Shifts in China’s Cybersecurity Law Regime

China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL) has a remarkably wide reach in Chinese society, serving as the centerpiece of perhaps the most…
20 Jul 2018 Opinion

TNW: Startups! Here’s What You Need to Know Before Taking on Asia

Access Partnership's Policy Analyst Seha Yatim wrote a guest article for The Next Web (TNW) Asia. The piece examines the risks for startups…
16 Jul 2018 Press

Brazil’s Anatel Authorises First Russian Satellite

Anatel, the telecommunications regulatory authority of Brazil, recently granted a four-year authorisation to the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) to…
10 Jul 2018 Press

The Business Times: ASEAN Smart City Initiatives Risk Raising Their Own Governance Issues

Access Partnership’s Public Policy Analyst Seha Yatim wrote a guest article for The Business Times, Singapore. The article looks at the ASEAN…
10 Jul 2018 Press

Chile Proposes Taxation on Digital Services by Non-Resident Companies

The Chilean Ministry of Finance announced on 21 June the introduction of a new income tax on digital services when…
27 Jun 2018 Press

The East African: In Today’s World, Justice Delayed is Justice Undigitised

Access Partnership's white paper "Smart Courts: Roadmap for Digital Transformation of Justice in Africa" was quoted in an op-ed at…
20 Jun 2018 Press

Avionics Magazine: Inmarsat Snubs Initial EchoStar Acquisition Bid

Mike Thompson, Director for Technical Development at Access Partnership was quoted by Avionics Magazine on EchoStar's bid to acquire Inmarsat.
19 Jun 2018 Press

Via Satellite: EchoStar Fails in Initial Bid for Inmarsat

Mike Thompson, Director for Technical Development at Access Partnership spoke to Via Satellite on EchoStar's bid to acquire Inmarsat.
18 Jun 2018 Press

The Diplomat: What Chinese Companies Can Learn From ZTE’s Mistakes

Xiaomeng Lu, International Public Policy Manager, Access Partnership wrote a guest article for The Diplomat. The article offers advice for Chinese tech companies looking…
14 Jun 2018 Press

Quartz: Complying with Europe’s GDPR will be a “matter of survival” for Indian IT firms

Access Partnership's Senior Public Policy Manager Ryan Johnson spoke to Quartz on the effect of GDPR on Indian companies. Read the full article here.
1 Jun 2018 Press