This podcast originally appeared on Exponential View on 22 January 2019.

Marietje Schaake is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from the Netherlands. The Wall Street Journal called her “Europe’s most wired politician”, and Politico named her the “ultimate digital MEP”. Marietje is the Member of the Committee on International Trade, Vice-Chair of the Delegation for Relations with the US, and she established a Digital Agenda intergroup, gathering Members of the Parliament who are interested in addressing the future of digital technologies. Marietje and Azeem discuss the governance of the cyberspace, responsibility of technology companies, and the new era of geopolitical competition in cyber space. Read more from Exponential View at


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International Director of Policy, Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center, International Policy Fellow, Institute for Human-Centered AI. President, CyberPeace Institute

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