The Issues

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Competition Policy and Antitrust
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interoperability
  • Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing
  • Privacy and Security

TAP Highlights

Could Europe Change Surveillance Laws of Foreign Countries?

“There is therefore a fundamental difference between changing European surveillance laws, without affecting the economy, and trying to “change the world” though restrictive measures that may lead to serious disruption for global trade and the European and global economy.” – Professor Théodore Christakis, Université Grenoble Alpes

Data Transfer Recommendations Following the Schrems II Ruling

“To sum up, the EDPB’s guidance clearly indicates that no data transfer should take place to non-adequate … countries unless the data is so thoroughly encrypted or pseudonymised that it cannot be read by anyone in the recipient country, not even the intended recipient.” – Professor Théodore Christakis, Université Grenoble Alpes

Who Can Survive the EU’s “Surveillance Laws Survival Guide”?

“… if foreign surveillance laws do not meet the EEG requirements [European Essential Guarantees for Surveillance Measures] they would not offer a level of protection essentially equivalent to that guaranteed within the EU”. – Professor Théodore Christakis, Université Grenoble Alpes

Of Populists, Public Utilities, and Platforms.

Some support the breakup of massive firms like Facebook; others propose regulating large firms like telephone companies. In “Tech Platforms and the Knowledge Problem,” law professor Frank Pasquale describes how both approaches could be used to block mergers and require platforms to deal fairly with users.

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