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May 21, 2023

Korea Needs to Slow Down Regulation, Speed Up Support for AI

For some bizarre reason, countries are competing not to be the best in AI, but to be the best―or worst, depending on how you view it―in AI regulation.

May 11, 2023

The Implications of Japan’s New Economic Security Law

Watch the expert panel for the discussion on Japan’s efforts and the implications for U.S. policy.

May 9, 2023

APEC 2023: A Useful and Realistic Digital Agenda for the United States’ Host Year

Nigel Cory argues that as host and chair of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation the United States should not only think about outcomes that can realistically be achieved this year but seize the opportunity to leave its mark on the APEC digital agenda for the next several years.

April 24, 2023

Fact of the Week: India’s Population Is Set To Overtake China’s This Month

The United Nations estimates that India’s population will reach 1.429 billion at the end of 2023, compared to China’s estimated population of 1.426 billion.

April 4, 2023

Lessons From the Rise and Fall of Japan’s Life-Sciences Innovation Ecosystem

Tune in for an expert panel discussion examining where Japan faltered in this sector, what it must do to restore its life-sciences innovation leadership and competitiveness, why that would be in the best interests of both Japan and the United States—and what America must do to avoid following in Japan’s footsteps.

March 6, 2023

Comments to the Attorney General of Australia Regarding Australia’s Copyright Enforcement Review

The world’s leading creative countries still have a long way to go before they can say they’ve significantly reduced digital piracy, but many are finally taking steps in the right direction toward this goal. Australia has adopted many of the best policies to better target copyright infringement, but there are a few missing that policymakers should consider.

December 19, 2022

Korea Should Not Require Companies to Pay to Deliver Digital Content

Starting with a 2016 amendment to Korea’s Telecommunications Business Act, ISPs of comparable size have had to compensate each other based on the volume of traffic they exchange under a sending-party-network-pays policy. But consumers are the ones who ultimately pay in this arrangement.

December 15, 2022

Data Localization Will Cost Bangladesh

With misguided localisation policies, Bangladesh's early progress and future promise are at risk. What path will Bangladesh's policymakers take as they conduct a final review of the country's Data Protection Act? The path to a false and costly promise of digital protectionism and control, or will they choose one that's based on targeted and balanced laws that reflect global data-policy norms that keep Bangladesh integrated with the global digital economy?

December 15, 2022

Corporate Views on U.S. International Tech Competition

Crafting and implementing well-funded U.S. government policies that advance U.S. international competitiveness, especially in technology-driven industries and in relationship to China, requires a modicum of corporate political support or, at minimum, limited opposition.

November 10, 2022

Beware of Tech Principles in Sheep’s Clothing

In the last few years, a growing movement has advocated “responsible” technology development and use, particularly for artificial intelligence. The problem is that many of these efforts go beyond statements of generally agreed-upon principles and attempt to impose specific, elitist values and agendas on technology development.

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