- Jun 2022
EU plans Silicon Valley base as tech crackdown looms
If the EU indeed establishes a new base in California, it might be very interesting for us to follow how their policymaking and interactive dynamics with Big Tech companies might change. Would this encourage more sandbox policy experiments? Or would this become an influence point where the Big Tech, in return, launch heavy lobbying on the policymakers?
- Sep 2021
It is an important document outlining EU and USA cooperation in trade and technology field. I made the first series of comments and annotations. You can continue.
There will be 10 working groups covering specific issues mainly related to technology. There are also separate annexes related to supply chains, AI, etc.
A few higlightes:
- ||VladaR|| many security aspects including security of supply chains, standards and security, security and enviornment.
- ||VladaR||||sorina|| An interesting linkages between standards and e-commerce (focus on WTO)
- List of almost all digital policy issues
- Different views on AI
||StephanieBP|| The analysis of this document should be important part of Newsletter. Let us annotate and after that summarise it in one pager.
Secure Supply Chains:
This could be of relevance for Geneva Dialogue and supply chains
Climate and Clean Tech:
This part is related to interplay between climate and tech.
||TerezaHorejsova||||Pavlina|| It is potentially relevant for the next Slovenia event and KAS study
recognize the importance of international standardisation activities underpinned by core WTO principles.
Close linkages between digital standards and trade policy (WTO)
The Technology Standards working group is tasked to develop approaches for coordination and cooperation in critical and emerging technology standards including AI and other emerging technologies.
We intend to cooperate on the development and deployment of new technologies in ways that reinforce our shared democratic values, including respect for universal human rights, advance our respective efforts to address the climate change crisis, and encourage compatible standards and regulations.
Three areas of cooperation:
- human rights
- climate change
- standards and regulations
The United States and the European Union reaffirm the TTC’s objectives to: coordinate approaches to key global technology, economic, and trade issues; and to deepen transatlantic trade and economic relations, basing policies on shared democratic values.
Objectives of cooperation
- Jun 2021
Towards a renewed Transatlantic partnership
Important for wide range of digital issues