Importance of social networks for modern youth discussed at Eastern Economic Forum

A session named “We Are Hooked: Facing the facts about Social Media” was held at Youth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). The participants discussed the importance of social networks as news distributors in society and the possible dangers that digital platforms pose, as well as the need to regulate them.


Youth digital ombudsman discussed prospects for cooperation with the government of Yugra region

The Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) Dmitry Gulyaev visited the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra (KhMAO) on September 6, where he took part in the semifinals of the “Bolshaya Peremena” competition and met with the Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug.


Center And Serbian IT company Openlink Group signed a memorandum of understanding

Director of the Center for Global IT-Cooperation Vadim Glushchenko and President of the OpenLink Group Milos Jovanovic signed a memorandum of understanding on the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).


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.