Global Month Ahead: Elections in Spain, Shangri-La Dialogue, Summit on a New Global Financing Pact
Welcome back to the Global Month Ahead, your briefing on the events that will define the month to come, hosted by Associate Director Isabelle Trick.
Inside the global push to regulate cryptocurrencies
This week on the show, Conan D'Arcy is joined by Associate Director David Song to unpack the latest developments in the global push to regulate digital currencies. They compare proposals in Europe and the US, explore the political aftermath of the FTX collapse and look towards the future path to implementation.
What does OpenAI CEO Sam Altman's Senate hearing mean for ChatGPT regulation?
This week on the podcast, Conan D'Arcy is joined by Associate Sonia Vasconcellos to review Sam Altman's recent testimony before the US Senate and what it means for the regulation of generative AI in the United States and beyond.
The Domino Effect: The global implications of changes to Section 230
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is the key building block to internet governance and has shaped the growth of e-commerce, social media, search, and the other key services we use every day online. A change to the legal framework, potentially prompted by court decisions, could create major upheaval in how the internet and user-generated content is organized…
The CMA: friend or foe for the UK gaming sector?
The future of Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition has seen changing fortunes from week to week, with the unexpected move of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in blocking the deal followed weeks later by the European Commission’s granting its approval, albeit with remedies attached. With two such major players within the gaming sector involved in…
The architect of the Online Safety Bill on UK tech regulation and generative AI
This week, Conan D'Arcy is joined by Lorna Woods, a Professor of Internet Law at the University of Essex whose work is widely regarded as lying the groundwork for the UK's Online Safety Bill. Conan and Lorna discuss her regulatory philosophy, respond to recent criticism of the Online Safety Bill, and look towards the regulation of generative AI tools like ChatGPT.