EU-US seeks shared technology rules despite France’s anger
The EU and the United States have embarked on a clever effort this week to deepen their ties with technology regulation, but France has resisted the project in the wake of its dropout with Washington over the submarine deal.
A US city in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, despite Paris’ attempt to postpone the meeting in retaliation for a US-Australia-UK agreement (called AUKUS) in which Canberra abandoned billions of dollars in submarines. High-level talks begin at. Order from France.
The EU-US Trade Technology Council, established after the June summit, considered issues that included trying to regulate Internet giants and coordinate strategies to defend democratic values.
The council has come at the request of Europeans seeking concrete signs of increased cross-Atlantic cooperation after years of tension, especially over trade, under former President…