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Tue, Oct 22, 2019

The emerging EU regulatory landscape for digital platform liability

As concern skyrockets over political disinformation, hate speech, and terrorist incitement on the Internet, legislators across Europe are scrambling for regulatory answers.

New Atlanticist by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy European Union

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

US surveillance on trial in Europe: Will transatlantic digital commerce be collateral damage?

In this issue brief, Kenneth Propp, non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Future Europe Initiative, examines the existing transatlantic data-transfer mechanisms, the landmark court case that could invalidate them, and the divergent US and EU approaches to data transfers across borders and privacy standards.

Issue Brief by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy Europe & Eurasia

Kenneth Propp is Director for Global Trade Policy at BSA | The Software Alliance, whose members are major software companies. He advises and advocates on data trade, privacy, security, and other regulatory issues in the United States and major international markets. From 2011-2015, he served as Legal Counselor at the U.S. Mission to the European Union, in Brussels, Belgium, where he led U.S. Government engagement on privacy law and policy and digital regulation, and advised on trade negotiations with the EU. In previous assignments for the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, Professor Propp specialized in legal issues relating to international criminal law and international trade and investment law. He also served as legal adviser to the U.S. Embassy in Germany. Professor Propp holds a J.D from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College. In 2016, he taught European Union law as an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University School of Law.