Cross-border data flows govern almost everything we do today. States are facing a dilemma between protection of their data and benefits from free-flow. Europe faces a challenge from the US, the dominating actor in the digital world, and a threat from China’s authoritarian model. Europe must make choices to strengthen its position in the digital field.
In times of a pandemic, what harm can social media posts actually cause?
Now is the time for Europeans to use all their room for manoeuvre - less restricted than is often said - to take the initiative on a range of issues that shape the way the world evolves.
What are the lessons from East Asian countries on their management of the Covid-19 crisis?