News and insights to help government IT professionals improve public services as well as help businesses understand how law and policy impacts their IT strategy. Coverage includes government support for IT innovations, examinations of regulations and policymaking that businesses may have to adhere to, motivations behind public and private positions on technology, and the approach government agencies take regarding data, commerce, consumer protections, and privacy.
October 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Twitter’s New Management to Big Tech Lobbying Scandals
Last month in global tech policy: Elon Musk conquers Twitter; the CHIPS Act lurches into action; Big Tech lobbyists caught red handed in Strasbourg; cybersecurity; the Lord of the Rings; and more.
November 07, 2022
September 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Turmoil in Iran to Biden’s Big Tech Impasse
Last month in global tech policy: GOP cries censorship to Biden’s tech regulation plans; Iran cuts off its internet; the European Parliament turns against facial recognition technology; Ethereum finishes its Merge; Elon Musk wades into the Rubicon; and more.
October 06, 2022
August 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Trouble in Taiwan to Intrigue at the FTC
Global tech policy in August: Taiwan targeted by Chinese DDoS attacks; Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act leaves more questions than answers for electric car makers; online censorship bills sweep South Asia; semiconductors as Wagner’s Ring; and more.
August 30, 2022
July 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Biden’s Chip Victory to Data Privacy Post-Roe
Last month in global tech policy: Biden’s semiconductor bill clears the Senate; data privacy and abortion; crypto and securities law; digital benchmarks for EU business; the social media in the Ukrainian War; airport infrastructure. Bonus: Elon Musk drives everyone mad.
August 08, 2022