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  • "BSA urges judicial oversight, challenge mechanism for encryption bill"

    iTWire, September 21, 2018. Following an interview with BSA Director, Policy for APAC, Darryn Lim, this article appeared on iTWire in light of the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 that was introduced into the lower house of Parliament by Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. The article covers BSA’s views that mandating technical approaches or weakening encryption standards (whether intentionally or not) would not only be ineffective, but, in fact, would be counter-productive to the goal of enhancing security.

  • "2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard: How is China Ranked?"

    WeChat, September 18, 2018. A post by influential B2B technology KOL Tedahao summarising key findings from BSA’s 2018 Cloud Computing Scorecard, with additional emphasis on how China compares with other nations. The post also cited the scorecard as a valuable platform to discuss where countries stand in terms of preparedness for the adoption and growth of cloud computing services, and how their rankings can be improved.

  • "Asean needs to put pedal to metal on digital integration"

    The Business Times, September 13, 2018. Following an interview with The Business Times and BSA Director, Policy for APAC, Darryn Lim, this article called for Asean to pick up the pace on digital policy. The article was published shortly after the Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Singapore to discuss how the region should press on with initiatives for the Asean Economic Community (AEC) 2025 blueprint. The article covered BSA’s views on data localisation, with further input from various other organisations, from law firms and think tanks to financial institutions.


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