The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s first Digital Economy Report raises concerns around the distribution of value within the digital economy and its consolidation by tech giants. It calls for greater international cooperation—including among developing nations—over issues of competition, cross-border data transfers and intellectual property. “Digital divides, differences in readiness and the high concentration of market power in the digital economy all point to the need for new policies and regulations aimed at ensuring a fair distribution of the gains from digital disruptions,” the report reads. (The Logic)
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