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Reality bites in the spectrum auctions

Reality bites in the spectrum auctions

Scars from 3G should help to ensure that 5G will be a success

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Will 2020 be the year regulation catches up with social media?

Will 2020 be the year regulation catches up with social media?

Carnegie Trust Associate, Maeve Walsh, calls for the UK Government to move forward on legislating to regulate online harms.

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Data aggregation and the effectiveness of antitrust, merger control and regulatory tools

Data aggregation and the effectiveness of antitrust, merger control and regulatory tools

Francesco Liberatore writes, the Financial Times recently reported that the UK Government will create a new regulator, the Digital Markets Unit, to police companies such as Facebook and Google after Brexit. The regulator will be given powers to implement a range of new rules, including an enforceable code of conduct for the biggest groups and greater data accessibility for consumers.

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Free, full-fibre broadband for all?

Free, full-fibre broadband for all?

It is one of the more surprising aspects of the current UK general election campaign that broadband policy has been hitting the headlines as one of the main controversies.

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I have seen the convening power of the IIC at work

I have seen the convening power of the IIC at work

IIC sponsored co-operation resulted in valuable satellite education projects around the world

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Why the technology debate cannot be left to experts

Why the technology debate cannot be left to experts

The potential of AI will only be realised with proper public consent

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Alan Turing had it right all along

Alan Turing had it right all along

We should see chatbots as digital assistants, not pseudo-humans

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Public Service Broadcasters must continue to ‘cover the waterfront’

Public Service Broadcasters must continue to ‘cover the waterfront’

Something for everyone, most of the time

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When it Comes to Fintech, the future is Asian and African

When it Comes to Fintech, the future is Asian and African

Innovations in digital financial tools will be central to the growth of developing economies

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What ‘Death Cigarettes’ teach us about Facebook

What ‘Death Cigarettes’ teach us about Facebook

Tough regulation might benefit consumers. It will certainly benefit platforms.

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