March 10, 2020 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Delegates from around the world are invited to Ottawa next fall to attend the Communications Policy & Regulation Week from October 5-8, 2020, organized by the International Institute of Communications (IIC). The Week will consist of a number of events, including its International… [Read More]
Support the rising stars in your organisation Now in its third year, this competition is aimed at rising stars within the sector who would not normally have access to our events, giving them the chance to see their winning entry in print, and an expenses-paid trip to present at our 51st Annual Conference in October…. [Read More]
Our president, Chris Chapman has penned a letter to all our friends and colleagues, a fitting tribute to Andrea Millwood Hargrave who is stepping down as Director General, but will happily still be involved with the International Institute of Communications. Download letter here.
A more nuanced approach to privacy regulation will be needed to release the power of AI Amid the debate now going on around artificial intelligence attitudes appear to vary from ‘relaxed’, in which most of what’s currently called AI consists largely of rebranded data functions, to ‘concerned’, for whom AI is already among us, seeping… [Read More]
The following speech was given by Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, The Hon Paul Fletcher MP at the IIC’s event; The Harmonised Framework – Digital Platforms & the Media. Read the speech here.
Mark Zuckerberg says that ‘good regulation may hurt Facebook’s business in the near term, but it will be better for everyone, including us, over the long’. Writing in the Financial Times, the Facebook founder and CEO points out that ‘without clear rules on portability, strict privacy laws encourage companies to lock down data, refusing to… [Read More]