Facebook has called on regulators and other experts to answer key questions to help it forge its strategy around protecting user privacy while meeting demand for increased data portability, notes Mobile World Live. In a whitepaper, Facebook noted laws such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the US state of California’s… [Read More]
A paper in the Journal of Common Market Studies, titled “Networks as ‘first best’? Network entrepreneurship and venue shifting in the establishment of the network of Euro?Mediterranean energy regulators, considers that regulatory networks are usually considered a “second best” instrument of policy integration. “They have no decision?making powers and unclear policy impact. Yet, regulators often… [Read More]
The GSMA, the mobile operator’s body, has issued a report with the main finding that the negative impacts of high spectrum prices on consumers “can no longer be disputed”. The report, titled “The impact of spectrum prices on consumers”, says that countries with poor spectrum policies – which either inflate spectrum or delay spectrum assignments… [Read More]
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The following speech was given by Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland MP at the IIC’s event addressing Australia’s Creative Economy. ***CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY*** Good evening, thank you for joining me, it is a pleasure to be here. I begin by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land upon which we meet, and I pay my… [Read More]
We regularly update members and friends of the IIC with news about our events and meetings and give updates on what is going on in our regional offices. We have IIC Directors in Australia, Europe, throughout Asia and in the USA and Canada and they provide a rich calendar of meetings, reports and analysis from… [Read More]