PAC 81 – The American Globalisation of the Internet The Failure of the Dubai Global Summit on Telecommunications

By Alexandre Bohas
Passage au crible n°81
The ITU conference (International Telecommunication Union) ended in December 2012 by a disagreement among Member States concerning the type of regulation for the Internet. However, this lack of consensus turns out to be decisive for the future of the sector while it reveals antagonisms of powers and worldviews…

PAC 69 – The Paradoxes of the Film Industry in China The Acquisition of AMC by the Chinese Group Wanda, on May 21th 2012

By Justin Chiu Translation: Pierre Chabal

On 21 May 2012, the Chinese group Wanda bought AMC (American Multi-Cinema), the second largest operator of movie theaters in North America. Already owning 730 screens in China, the group acquired 5034 more with this new subsidiary. It thus became the world number one of the film industry.