Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Event recap | Synthetic data, privacy, and the future of trust

A live GeoTech Hour where panelists discussedartificial intelligence and how to address the legal and ethical privacy concerns associated with synthetic data.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Africa Coronavirus

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

How Janet Yellen can help deliver the digital dollar

What precisely will the US Treasury Department do about the rise of digital currencies? Secretary Yellen and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell should quickly harness the potential of these evolving financial tools, including a US-backed digital dollar.

New Atlanticist by Josh Lipsky, JP Schnapper-Casteras

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Covid crisis accelerates Ukraine’s digital revolution

The unique challenges of the Covid crisis have helped to accelerate Ukraine's digital revolution, says the country's Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov.

UkraineAlert by Mykhailo Fedorov

Coronavirus Digital Policy

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Event recap | The geopolitics of emerging tech during the pandemic

A GeoTech Hour with panelists sharing insights on lessons learned, ongoing challenges, and requisite next steps to be taken when considering the intersection of geopolitics, modern technologies, and COVID-19 pandemic.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Coronavirus Cybersecurity

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

The dynamics of South Asia: A roadmap for the Biden administration

South Asia offers the Biden administration opportunities to elevate US diplomacy and strengthen partnerships in capitals from Delhi to Dhaka. But doing so will require navigating five dynamics at play across this important region.

SouthAsiaSource by Safiya Ghori-Ahmad and Kyle Gardner

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Event recap | Data salon episode 6: Digital identity

On Thursday, December 17, the GeoTech Center hosted the fifth installment of the Data Salon Series in partnership with Accenture to discuss the future of digital identity and the potential benefits of and hurdles to its widespread adoption.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Free speech and online content: What can the US learn from Europe?

Congress will certainly take on reforming Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, but it should not just focus on the companies and their responsibilities. Legislators should take a good, hard look in the mirror. They must provide the guidelines that are central to reducing violent extremist content online: rules on acceptable versus forbidden online speech.

New Atlanticist by Frances Burwell

Digital Policy Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Speech moderation and militant democracy: Should the United States regulate like Europe does?

Many Americans’ sunny faith in a robust media “marketplace of idea”’ is being tested. The European historical experience that informs “militant democracy” and speech-invasive privacy laws remains largely alien here. But adjustments at the margins, particularly in the areas of process, are possible and desirable.

New Atlanticist by Kenneth Propp

Digital Policy Europe & Eurasia

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

The rise of Central Bank digital currencies

What exactly is a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and how is it different than your credit card?

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Program and Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Digital Policy Economic Sanctions

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Varshney joins Brown University to discuss Evolving news media landscapes in India and Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy India