Dr Valentina Amuso (UCL) and Dr Lieve Van Woensel (EPRS) consider how policymakers can best approach technological change through contextual awareness, stakeholders involvement, and a multidisciplinary approach Continue reading Learning about Possible Futures: How Foresight Analysis improves governance and emergency preparedness
orizon Worlds, Facebook’s new virtual reality platform is about to be launched globally. In light of his research into content shared by Greek far-right extremists on social media, Georgios Samaras considers the opportunities Horizon Worlds will present for extremist groups and disinformation. Continue reading Far-Right Extremism on Metaverse: What will it look like?
Adam Bowering takes a look at what divergence from EU digital policy could mean for civil liberties and the economy in the UK. Continue reading What does Brexit mean for the future of UK digital policy?
Dr Elizabeth Lomas, Senior Lecturer in Information Governance at UCL, discusses some key steps to support the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector with regards to Brexit. Drawing on research from workshops and surveys, this post captures key actions and requirements for the sector. It makes the case that governments need to work more openly with ICT experts to ensure that laws are optimised for the sector and there are more targeted policies and funding strategies to support and grow ICT. Continue reading The ICT Sector’s Brexit Priorities