Digital platforms try to compete with the government for determining the rules of the game

Difficulties in reaching an understanding between the national governments and IT companies, the peculiarities of legal regulation and the "law on landing" - these and other topics were discussed on September 3 at the session "Digital Monopolies and Cyber Threats: The Clash between Platforms and National Governments” within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), which is taking place in Vladivostok.


Russia ranks 27th in the ranking of countries by digitalization

Japan ranks first in the ranking of countries by digitalization, Russia - 27th.


Without digital sovereignty there won't be political sovereignty

On the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) on September 2, was held a session "Digital Sovereignty", where issues of the digital technologies’ development and their impact on the functioning and prospects of key institutions, including the state were discussed.


Details of future "digital tax" may be known in November

The deputy head of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, Maxim Parshin, told that the detailed mechanisms and models are now being worked out at the OECD.


Eastern Economic Forum started in Vladivostok

The Eastern Economic Forum starts on the Russky Island in Vladivostok.


Alliance for the protection of children in the digital environment is created in Russia

The largest Russian Internet companies, telecom operators and media holdings signed on September 1 "voluntary commitments" on the safety of children on the Internet in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This event actually became the official launch of the Alliance for the Protection of Children in the Digital Environment, the idea of which was proposed at the end of May at the Russian Internet Forum.


Youth Digital Ombudsman told students about the need of protection against threats in the digital space

Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) Dmitry Gulyaev took part as a speaker in the semifinals of the National competition “Bolshaya Peremena” at the children camp «Smena».


Digital tax for foreign companies will bring over $ 100 million to the Russian budget

The tax on the income of foreign IT companies in Russia will bring to the budget from $53 million to $103 million a year, the PwC agency calculated at the request of the Ministry of Digital Development. The Ministry wants to use this money to help domestic companies.