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Transparency Reporting and Confidentiality Policies of ICT Corporations: Before and After Snowden

Alexandra Kulikova

The article provides detailed observations of the Transparency Reporting practiced adopted my major ICT corporations quite recently. The author aims to track how the revelations made by Edward Snowden in Summer 2013 influenced the format of transparency report and its adoption by major actors of the global IT market. Probably, for the first time the article highlights the prospects and specific obstacles for development of the transparency report format in Russia.

Author: Alexandra Kulikova, independent researcher, MSc in Media and Communications Governance, London School of Economics and Political Studies (2013).


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