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Europe's digital sovereignty: From rulemaker to superpower in the age of US-China rivarly

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.

 

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Políticas públicas, sociales y fiscales para las sociedades digitalesPUBLIC, SOCIAL AND FISCAL POLICIES FOR DIGITAL SOCIETIES

A study by Fundación Alternativas

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.

 

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Survey Data, Privacy and the IndividualDATA, PRIVACY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Views on privacy: a survey

The purpose of this survey was to gather individual’s attitudes and feelings towards privacy and the selling of data. A total (N) of 1,107 people responded to the survey to address experiences of online data and privacy breaches, concerns regarding privacy, the use of personal data by companies, the use of personal data by institutions, trust in companies and institutions, acceptability of monetising privacy and bulk data collection by governments.

 

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Data, Privacy and the IndividualDATA, PRIVACY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Report "Privacy Matters"

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.

 

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Cover of the document A new separation of powersA NEW SEPARATION OF POWERS?

UK and French proposals to regulate online platforms for harmful and illegal content

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.’

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NEW APPROACH TO RURAL CONNECTIVITY

The case of Peru.

80% of Peruvian localities (mainly rural) lack internet coverage. With the proper regulatory adjustments, a tool devised to increase rural connectivity through a different arrangement – based on taking advantage of already available spectrum and infrastructure resources – can prove to be a successful model in providing cost effective rural broadband conectivity.

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