Photo © Ashley Byrd
The February report begins with the negotiations on the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA) within the European Union (EU), as well as with the UNESCO Recommendation on the Ethics for Artificial Intelligence (AI). It also deals with new policy developments toward the regulation of online cultural streamers, focusing on the case of France, Russia and China. Then, the report turns to several cross-national activities of online platforms, highlighting new partnerships and economic plans developed by global tech companies (Netflix, Spotify, Microsoft, Disney, etc.) in different sectors, such as audiovisual, music and video game industry.