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There can be no democracy without accountability

There can be no democracy without accountability

We are moving from a hierarchical structure to a connected and networked society – from ‘Command-and-Control’ to ‘Connect-and-Collaborate’.

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We need to embrace a new era of maturity

We need to embrace a new era of maturity

A new construct for consumers is required, but it mustn’t detract from the opportunities that await.

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Ethical Standards in artificial intelligence

Ethical Standards in artificial intelligence

For Europe to lead in AI it must lead in ethical standards. It is a pre-requisite that we create an environment of trust by design.

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When is content local?

When is content local?

With more programming accessible to global audiences, we need to decide what we mean by local content.

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Meeting the Ethical Challenge of AI

Meeting the Ethical Challenge of AI

One of the buzz-phrases in the current privacy debate is “privacy by design” or even, “privacy as a design experience”. The essence of this, logically enough, is that privacy should be “designed-in” to a service or product from the outset, rather than have to be bolted on afterwards once the implications have become clear.

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Internet Companies can help children, and themselves

Internet Companies can help children, and themselves

There has been much discussion recently about the obligations of major internet players, particularly social media networks, to make more strenuous efforts to monitor the activity on their platforms. Welcome as they are, however many moderators the social networks hire, the idea that they can provide full protection for children is no more realistic than suggesting that we place police officers on the corner of every street.

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10 Predictions for the Future of Telecommunications Regulation in 2018

10 Predictions for the Future of Telecommunications Regulation in 2018

2018 could be a watershed year for the telecommunications industry and EU regulation. Francesco Liberatore Chair of the Brussels Chapter, and associate Matthew Buckwell of Squire Patton Boggs consider the top 10 EU regulatory developments

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Show the benefits and users will consent

Show the benefits and users will consent

In a recent seminar on smart vehicles, one delegate raised his hand and asked the OEMs on the panel, “I want a connected vehicle with all the benefits, but I don’t want you to know where I am”. To which came the reply, “buy a ‘67 Mustang”. 

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Are we missing one big thing?

Are we missing one big thing?

20 years ago, what is now regarded as one of the major threats facing the developed world was then confined to sci-fi movies. 

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