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November 21, 2022

How Should the EU Approach the Metaverse?

Join the Center for Data Innovation for a discussion on what policy issues EU policymakers
should focus on in a possible metaverse initiative.

November 14, 2022

The Costs and Benefits of Security-By-Design in the Cyber Resilience Act

Join the Center for Data Innovation for a discussion on the Cyber Resilience Act, the basics of security-by-design, and whether a security-by-design approach will effectively tackle future cybersecurity risks.

September 19, 2022

How the EU Is Using Technology Standards as a Protectionist Tool In Its Quest for Cybersovereignty

Europe professes to want greater transatlantic digital cooperation, yet it is systemically excluding U.S. firms from participating in its technical standards-setting processes. A real transatlantic digital alliance requires real EU-U.S. cooperation on technical standards.

September 13, 2022

Should the EU Regulate General-Purpose AI Systems?

Watch the Center for Data Innovation's discussion on the proposed amendments to the EU’s AI Act for general-purpose systems and its implications for AI development, innovation, and deployment in the EU and beyond.

August 24, 2022

The Digital Markets Act: A Triumph of Regulation Over Innovation

The Digital Markets Act presents three fundamental challenges as it nears adoption: First, it will increase regulatory fragmentation. Second, its disproportionate blanket obligations and prohibitions will be economically detrimental and legally controversial. Third, it will be difficult to implement, as some of its provisions clash with other European regulations.

July 29, 2022

Don’t Be Afraid of the Metaverse

The European Commission’s vigilance in monitoring large digital operators reveals an unfortunate distrust toward technology.

July 13, 2022

Best Practices to Combat Online Sale of Counterfeits in the EU and US

As policymakers worldwide explore new anti-counterfeiting measures in their regions, a consensus is emerging in the United States and the EU on best practices for e-commerce platforms to combat online sales of counterfeit goods.

July 13, 2022

Digital France: Rise and Fall

Attempts to achieve grandeur lead French politicians to flirt with decadence—and to revive the Gaullist tradition of alleged neutrality between, on the one hand, the United States, and on the other hand its main rival—yesterday, the Soviet Union, and today, China.

July 11, 2022

Apples vs. Oranges: Why Providing Broadband in the United States Costs More Than in Europe

Comparisons between U.S. and European broadband prices abound, but their respective markets are built on such entirely different cost structures as to make any comparison between the two meaningless without accounting for the differences in necessary expenditures.

July 6, 2022

Comments to the European Commission Regarding Regulation of Plants Produced With “New Genomic Techniques”

The European Commission is considering how to regulate products derived from gene editing and has solicited public comment, but the Commission missing a golden opportunity—again.

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