The European Commission has said that it would seek feedback from the technology and telecoms industry in the coming months over the issue of whether technology companies should contribute to network costs. European telecoms operators have long argued that service providers should contribute to the funding of networks. Google rejected the proposal as ‘a 10… [Read More]
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS IN-PERSON ONLY 8:30am Registration 9:00am Seminar and Q&A 10.00am Networking 10:30am Close THE HON. MICHELLE ROWLAND MP Michelle was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 as the Member for Greenway. Prior to entering Parliament she was a senior lawyer specialising in competition and regulation in the telecommunications, media… [Read More]
This paper will first explain what the Metaverse is by exploring definitions and identifying who is shaping it today, how it differs from the current state of the online world, the possible complexities that arise from the Metaverse, and what policy approaches should be prioritised by governments. Read More here.
When: 3rd – 4th November 2022 Where: National Arts Centre 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, Canada The IIC’s annual Communications Policy and Regulation Week comprises our flagship events: International Regulators’ ForumAnnual ConferenceSmall Nations Regulators’ Forum The IIC’s 53rdAnnual Conference, will take place in Ottawa, Canada and follows the International Regulators’ Forum on 3-4 November 2022. Senior industry representatives will… [Read More]
When: Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 September Where: Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay Road 4606, Building 555, Block 346 – Bahrain On the afternoon of 13th September, regulators from the Middle East will gather with their peers from further afield to share priorities, experiences, best practice and collaboration in an invitation-only, roundtable format.It will be followed by… [Read More]
Mastercard will go ahead and launch its new biometric checkout programme despite privacy concerns. The system, in which payments can be made ‘with a smile or a wave’, is claimed to cut queues and provide more security than a standard card payment, but lawyers point out that, while passwords can be changed, a smile can’t,… [Read More]