Welcome to Telefónica Policy Lab, a reference space for the analysis of the hottest topics on the digital agenda. In this think tank we collaborate with experts from different fields to develop public policy proposals.
We want to tell you what is happening and why it matters by integrating the visions of the public sector, the private sector, academia and civil society to build together the foundations of our societies and economies.
We want to offer you exclusive and valuable content in a simple way, based on different materials: reports, essays, video-interviews, events, etc.
This essay considers how policy and regulation are adapting to platforms’ role in governing markets; arguments for new institutions and regulatory frameworks; and efforts to ‘reconcile code and law.’
- UK and French proposalsPDF | 1 MB
- Can regulation save the internet?Concept notePDF | 675 KB
- London viewPDF | 10 MB
- Berlin perspectivePDF | 4 MB
- Video interviews with experts
Eduardo Navarro, global director of Comms, Brand, Public Affairs and Sustainability at Telefónica analyzes the digital gap in Latin America.
Rising US-China tensions are an additional incentive for Europe to develop its own digital capabilities. It risks becoming a battleground in their struggle for tech and industrial supremacy.
Data and Privacy
The aim of the research project Data, Privacy and the Individual is to contribute to a better understanding of the ethics of privacy and of differential privacy. The outcomes of the project are seven research papers on privacy, a survey, and this final report, which summarises each research paper, and goes on to offer a set of reflections and recommendation to implement best practices regarding privacy.
- In collaboration with IEReport “Privacy matters”PDF | 3 MB
- Survey “Data, privacy and the indvidual”PDF | 2 MB
Social and Fiscal Policies
The new socio-economic realities posed by digitalization require an updating of the frameworks in which social States are developing. Along with active investment in industrial policy and in promoting the digitization of the productive fabric, the social State must reformulate its approach to put people back at the centre.
Ethics and Technology
Elena Gil (CEO of LUCA, Telefónica Data Unit) participates in the event “How to humanize technology”, at Casa de América.