Will European Commission let AI providers write their own rules?

Despite the EU’s attempts to keep up with the breakneck speed of AI’s progress, NGOs fear the bloc is taking a step back in the demanding fight to regulate the technology. Reports suggest that the…
Euractiv

The Great Firewall: How China regulates big tech

In the past couple of decades, China has produced a multitude of big tech giants. Companies like Alibaba, Tencent, ByteDance and others are well on their way to becoming household names, unique in their ability…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

The Commission’s coordination failures in AI investment

The European Commission kicked off plans to boost investments in its AI sector back in 2018. But they were neither clearly defined, nor well coordinated, argued the European Court of Auditors (ECA) in a report released this…
The Tech Brief

Do EU tech rules add up?

How does the EU manage its increasingly vast number of digital laws? Bertin Martens, Kai Zenner and Rebecca Christie discuss how these rules are made, how they work together and how they fit in with…
The Sound of Economics

Zooming in US-China tech rivalry

In this episode of The Sound of Economics, Yuyun Zhan sits down with Alicia García-Herrero and Paul Triolo to discuss China’s innovation drive and how it compares with the US on key technologies, including semiconductors,…
The Sound of Economics

Does the EU need to go further in competition policy for tech?

This week we talk to Max von Thun, Europe Director at the Open Markets Institute about competition policy. Amid a barrage of measures and investigations on digital competition in recent weeks, the think tank co-authored…
Euractiv

Balkanisation d’Internet : vers la fin du web global ?

Dans un monde hyperconnecté, la stabilité d'Internet est prise pour acquise. Mais qu'arrive-t-il lorsque les fondements même de ce réseau des réseaux commencent à se fissurer ? De la pandémie de Covid-19 aux conséquences de…
Le Monde selon l'Ifri

The view from Beijing on DMA, AI Act

This week, we talk to the Eurasia Group’s Xiaomeng Lu about how Beijing and Washington DC view EU regulations, such as the AI Act and the DMA, as well as the key differences in their…
Euractiv

2024 cybersecurity landscape: heightened risks on the horizon

This week, together with Pavlina Pavlova, Public Policy Advisor at the CyberPeace Institute, we look at cybersecurity issues, such as the 2024 Munich Security Report’s revelation of heightened cyber-attack risks, the phone hacking of the…
Euractiv