Date: Oct 15, 2016
By: Staff writer, with CNA
Taipei and Washington have found several areas of consensus during the second Taiwan-US Digital Economy Forum, including support of policies that promote innovation and growth in the digital economy and inclusive and open Internet governance.
At the forum on Thursday in Washington, both sides affirmed support for policies and regulatory environments that promote innovation, trade, investment and growth in the digital economy.
They also backed the normalization of private sector consultations as policies and regulations are being formed and implemented, according to a joint statement issued after the meeting was concluded.
Other areas of agreement included backing for an inclusive, open and transparent system of Internet governance and support for policies that facilitate the free flow of information across borders, the statement said. [FULL STORY]