Big Data 2013: Question & Answer VII

Topics: Professor Jun Murai Introduces Abe Administration’s New IT Strategy

Currently, debate on the implications of these new technologies and services are occurring within APEC and ASEAN as well as in bilateral contexts, but are slowed by the diversity of economic and political systems in the region. What mechanisms and tools are available to foster greater collaboration within Asia? Is there an opportunity — or risk – for an emerging Asian consensus that will differ in some respects from that in the US and Europe or will the region follow trends and policies established elsewhere?