Policy

C4DT Insight #1 : Digital Service Public ?

What does the future hold for the service public in the digital platform era? Check out the first edition of our Insight, by Prof. Matthias Finger & Dr. Melanie Kolbe-Guyot.
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Book Review: “Digital Empires. The Global Battle to Regulate Technology” – Anu Bradford (2023)

Our new C4DT Digital Governance Book Review is out! This time: Anu Bradford (2023) “Digital Empires. The Global Battle to Regulate Technology.” In her new book, Bradford offers an in-depth, objective analysis of the three dominant regulatory models for digitalization—market-driven by the US, state-driven by China, and citizen-driven by the…
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Exploring the Digital Chessboard: The US, China, and EU’s Approaches to Privacy and Security Governance

By Melanie Kolbe-Guyot, Head of Policy, C4DT   It is no secret that we are in the midst of an intense technological rivalry among the great powers of the United States, China, and the European Union; a rivalry that encompasses economic, security, and geopolitical dimensions. The development, control, and weaponization…
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Book Review : “Trafficking Data. How China Is Winning The battle For Digital Sovereignty” – Aynne Kokas (2023)

Our new C4DT Digital Governance Book Review is out! This time: Aynne Kokas (2023) "Trafficking Data. How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty.” In her book, Kokas examines China's agenda to establish itself as a cyber superpower through its strategic data governance approach.
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C4DT as World Bank GovTech Partners

We are pleased to announce that the Center for Digital Trust has joined The World Bank’s GovTech Global Partnership program! This partnership will facilitate the integration of hashtag#academic insights to improve the effectiveness of public sector operations through technological applications, significantly enhancing the quality and efficiency of public services.
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2. Digital Service Public Workshop

On October 4th, C4DT brought together 20 stakeholders from the Swiss service public sector, administration, politics, civil society and academia to discuss the relationship between digital platforms and traditional physical public services. The goal was to explore the need for action, room for maneuver, and potential initiatives to develop recommendations…
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Digital Trust Issue Brief: International Rulemaking for Tech

Are the recently adopted (or still negotiated) international rules regulating the development, (crossborder) sales, marketing, and use of software in the best interest of technologists and the tech industry? In this issue brief, C4DT Digital Trust Policy Fellow Leonila Guglya critically examines international digital product regulations that are of key…
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Navigating the Complex Terrain of Software Supply-Chain Security: Challenges, Solutions, and Future Perspectives

By Imad Aad, Technical Project Manager, C4DT *This blog post has been written as part of the Geneva Dialogue on Responsible Behavior in Cyberspace.   Everyone can develop software, and the resulting quality can vary considerably. There is no single ‘right way’ to write code and reach a given goal.…
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Digital Governance Book Review: The Digital Republic. On Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century (2022)

Susskind, J. (2022). The Digital Republic: On Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century. London: Bloomsbury, 464 pages. By Melanie Kolbe-Guyot Jamie Susskind’s book, “The Digital Republic: On Freedom and Democracy in the 21st Century (Bloomsbury 2022), addresses the issue of the unaccountable, hence undemocratic, power exerted by Big Tech.…
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Digital Governance Book Review: The Platform Society. Public Values in a Connective World (2018)

Van Dijck, J., Poell, T. and M. de Waal (2018). The Platform Society. Public Values in a Connective World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 226 pages. By Matthias Finger This book is already five years old and probably older if one considers the time of writing, an eternity when it comes…
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“Big” News from Geneva: Making sense of the fundamental right to digital integrity and its potential implications on digital sovereignty and beyond

This blog post was written by our C4DT Digital Trust Policy Fellow, Leonila Guglya. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of C4DT or EPFL. On 18 June 2023, the citizens of the canton of Geneva…
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