A competition, supported by members of the IIC, to encourage and promote original thought in the areas of communications and policy What is this initiative? The Future Leaders’ Competition, now in its sixth year, and supported by the members of the IIC, encourages and promotes original thought in the areas of communications and policy. What… [Read More]
No action will be taken against Tesla following an investigation by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) into the images captured by the vehicle’s cameras used in Tesla’s ‘Sentry Mode’ helps owners protect their vehicles against theft or vandalism, but the DPA claimed that the cars were ‘filming everyone who came near the vehicle, and… [Read More]
The IIC Board anticipates proposing a slate of four new directors for election at the AGM in October 2023, which will take place in Cologne, Germany. This represents a new cadence for IIC board service and an opportunity to refresh the Board’s membership, broaden its experience and bring new ideas to the table. Read more
The Competition Commission of India has ordered Google to refrain from agreements that mandate pre-installation of its apps and ensure exclusivity of its search services. India’s Supreme Court has also declined Google’s request to block the directives, which the company had argued would hurt consumers. Read more.
Microsoft will set up a ‘data boundary’ in the European Union for its cloud customers. The move allows users to store and process data within the bloc. The boundary will be introduced in phases, beginning in January 2023. Read more
Twitter has closed its Brussels office and the two executives responsible for the company’s digital policy in Europe have left. Some EU officials have expressed concern over the company’s willingness to follow the bloc’s new rules, set out in the Digital Services Act, which are designed to police online content. Read more.