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November 16, 2022

China
'How China Is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty': A Review

In Trafficking Data: How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty, Aynne Kokas examines the United States and China's discordant regulatory approaches to digital data.  

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October 17, 2022

Education
Higher Education Webinar: Navigating Digital Equity

Mordecai Ian Brownlee, president of the Community College of Aurora, will lead the conversation on navigating the digital equity gap in higher education.   FASKIANOS: Welcome to CFR’s Higher E…

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October 21, 2022

Technology and Innovation
Social Media and Digital Diplomacy: A Conversation With Nick Clegg of Meta

Nick Clegg discusses the role of Meta and social media in global politics, including its use as a platform for political movements, efforts to combat the spread of misinformation, and measures in pla…

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May 9, 2022

Economics
Digital Assets: Virtual Currencies, Security, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Panelists discuss digital assets, including virtual currencies and central bank digital currencies, and the implications for U.S. foreign policy and the global financial system.

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January 25, 2022

Monetary Policy
Digitizing the Dollar: The Future of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Panelists discuss the future of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), including their implications for traditional banking and financial sectors, concerns over privacy and public acceptance, and t…

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September 24, 2021

Technology and Innovation
Cryptocurrencies, Digital Dollars, and the Future of Money

The dizzying rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has created new challenges for governments and central banks. Some are responding by introducing their own digital currencies.

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February 28, 2022

Digital Policy
Renewing America Series: The U.S. Digital Divide

As the United States continues to transition to a knowledge economy, entire regions are being left behind due to the automation of jobs, lack of computers and high-speed internet, and the impossibili…

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November 4, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: November 4, 2022

U.S. sanctions Iranian groups after crackdowns; Mondelez reaches settlement in NotPetya case; U.S. hosts ransomware summit; Red Cross proposes adding digital emblem to systems; Digital Markets Act en…

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March 21, 2022

Technology and Innovation
The Promise of Digital Activism—and its Dangers

Social media can be a powerful tool for digital activists—and for the governments trying to silence them.  

People hold up lit up phones during a protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at Trafalgar Square in London, Britain on March 4, 2022.