Posts Under: digital trade

IGF USA A Smash Hit!

This year’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) USA, held here in Washington, D.C.  at George Washington University (GWU), is a truly multifaceted meeting, which will inform the global IGF meeting in December in Joao Pessoa, Brazil.   Take a look at the program.  There are no holy cows.  There is even one panel which asks the question: “Can the Internet Cause Too Much Disruption?”


A Way Forward on Data Flow Trade Discussions in TTIP

“I fully agree with that,” was the response by Antonio de Lecea, Minister of the EU Delegation to the United States.  IBM’s Steve Stewart had just expressed the view that an EU –US trade agreement resulting from the negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would be an effective place to create a good template for binding rules on cross border data flows.