The EU-US Tech Council: A new special relationship?
The EU and the USA have announced a new transatlantic tech council. Details are scant at the moment, but we can expect cooperation on everything from content moderation to competition. This is bad news for tech companies.
Loot boxes in the UK: Ministers ask industry to remove them
As the UK Government considers the responses to its call for evidence on loot boxes in video games, Ministers are piling the pressure on to developers and publishers. This memo explains what Ministers want, and how developers and publishers are reacting.
A global tax agreement: The impact and implementation
Tax and international companies has been an issue of contention for decades. Most recently the focus of the argument has been tech companies. Some countries, including the UK, have introduced their own digital services taxes to try and shore up their tax bases. This global agreement may render them meaningless.
Delivering a new model for work: What does does the Government have in store?
The UK Government has been thinking for a long time about the UK's employment law and whether it is fit for the 21st century and the gig economy. This memo takes a look at the Government's thinking and what is likely.
The National Data Strategy: An in-depth assessment
The UK Government has published the National Data Strategy. It has been in the works for a long time, and proposes to change how data is used and shared in both the public sector and the private sector.
The Draft Online Safety Bill: An in-depth analysis
The long-awaited Online Safety Bill has been published in draft form. This will fundamentally rewrite the rules for the internet and tech companies operating in the UK. Greenstone Research takes an in-depth look at what it means.