- Net-specific issues such as net neutrality (the need to prevent broadband providers from blocking access to competitors), the e-tax loophole (in which e-retailers don’t require customers to pay sales tax, which gives Amazon and others an advantage over bricks-and-mortar retailers that do charge customers sales tax), and anti-piracy legislation (Stop Online Piracy Act aka SOPA and Protect Intellectual Property Act aka PIPA).
- The rising threat of Chinese businesses, the Chinese economy and the Chinese military.
Today, the Wall St. Journal reported on two of those trends:
The latter story focuses on the threat to US businesses from Chinese businesses.
Here's another WSJ article I momentarily overlooked: Cybersecurity 2.0: Encouraging companies and intelligence agencies to share information freely is a good first step -- which touches on several of the points we made in our predictions about security.
Let us know if there are trends you think we missed.