The good and bad sides of policies chasing after innovation
Laws and regulations are made to guide the activities of societies and various sectors. But in a tale that is arguably as old as their existence, innovation always seems to be several steps ahead. While this has been known to cause some friction, a policy expert points out that it has had both positives and adverse effects.
At the recently-concluded Techpoint Build 2020, Titi Akinsanmi, Google’s Policy and Government Relations Lead for West & Francophone Africa, stated that historically, policies have consistently played catch-up to regulations.