• Oct 24, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

The privacy battle over cross-border data flows just went up a notch

Until the election of Donald Trump last year, multilateral trade deals were a key element of global politics, and affected many aspects of the digital world. Indeed, as the Internet moves ever-closer to the heart of commercial activity, so the importance of digital business has increased, and trade deals have become an important forum for … Continue reading “The privacy battle over cross-border data flows just went up a notch”

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TPP, TTIP don’t seem to be coming around after all – here’s why

The two protectionist agreements masquerading as free trade agreements, TPP and TTIP, appear to be meeting serious resistance – TTIP in particular. This makes the entire coup attempt unlikely to succeed. As detailed in the book Information Feudalism: Who owns the Knowledge Economy?, the United States reacted to its industrial obsolescence – as accented primarily … Continue reading “TPP, TTIP don’t seem to be coming around after all – here’s why”

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