Claire Milne offers reflections on AI safety from the perspective of consumers. She argues for giving consumers more control such as an “OFF switch” and going beyond voluntary standards to regulation.
In recent years, the term digital public goods (DPGs) has seen increasing use and been linked to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and concepts like digital sovereignty. Is it only a buzzword? This short paper introduces the concept of DPGs, discusses its implications, and asks whether the DPG movement will realise its potential.
This report identified and examined two major causes behind the geopolitical tensions around international standards-setting of CETs: the spill-over effect of US-China rivalry and the trend of trying to incorporate democratic values in standards. It also provides some policy recommendations on how to strengthen international cooperation around CET standards-setting.