Doteveryone’s ‘office for responsible tech’ call
A new independent ‘office for responsible technology’ should lead the regulation of the internet for a fairer online future, responsible tech think tank Doteveryone says in a new white paper – saying that the extra clout needed to regulate tech can come from strengthening the powers of existing regulators. Julian Blake reports.
Ten ways from fear to human tech
The digital revolution has given us so much, but has brought with it some serious downsides – online safety fears, addictive devices, surveillance and an increasingly uncertain future. Eva Appelbaum and Jess Tyrrell share 10 challenges and 10 ideas for tech change, from our new Power & Responsibility discussion paper.
No US-EU trade deal risks big tech
Donald Trump has been forwarding a protectionist economic agenda – but he recently stepped back from the brink of a trade war with the EU. Could concern for US tech giants be one reason for this volte face? Felix Ardnt reports. (more…)