However, it is analyzed that active investment by companies should be made for this to have an impact on industries such as artificial intelligence, software, and big data. Accordingly, companies need to work hard to come up with promotion policies, and it is required to establish a detailed system related to personal information protection so as not to block growth due to regulations.
On the 16th, Yulchon Law Firm held an online webinar on the subject of changes in policy direction following the inauguration of the new government and corporate responses. This webinar was prepared for representative experts from each sector of Yulchon to look at the major policy directions of the new government by issue and to think about corporate responses accordingly.
Yoon Seok-yeol, the president-elect. [Photo = Correspondent Kim Seong-jin]
◆ Digital platform government promotion… Companies should invest in AI
Attorney Do-il Son, Yulchon, who announced on the same day related to the policy in the field of information and communication technology, said that it is necessary to pay attention to the promotion of the digital platform government under the banner of the second round of e-government by President-elect Yoon.
The purpose is to open an era of truly personalized welfare as well as the development of digital democracy to promote interactive communication between the government and the people to enable public decision-making to be made scientifically and rationally based on data.
Based on this, President-elect Yoon suggested not only developing policy demands, but also providing one-stop services to the public, such as My AI Portal, where the government works like a butler. It is explained that a service that solves problems such as administrative applications can be implemented, rather than simply looking for information. Furthermore, we are considering exporting this system overseas.
In addition, President-elect Yoon suggested three major goals: ▲ following the digital platform government, ▲ leaping forward as a digital economy hegemon in the digital earth era, and ▲ strengthening the digital economy strategic alliance.
Lawyer Sohn paid attention to the development of the AI industry and the development of the SW industry, which was suggested as a concrete way to put this into practice. He also pointed out that companies need to invest heavily in related industries.
He explained that the AI industry should be focused on because it is ultimately based on data.
He then emphasized that for the development of the software industry, the government said that it would purchase 10 trillion won of public software innovation products annually and root out unfair practices.
He also mentioned privacy policies for enabling data as an area to watch. President-elect Yoon said that he would make it mandatory for public officials to notify access to personal information. When a public official has access to a specific individuals information, it is a method to notify the target.
As part of this, it is expected that the second revision of the Personal Information Protection Act, which is currently pending in the National Assembly, and the subordinate statutes will be revised within this year, and discussions will be held to establish integrated governance of personal information. It is expected that the platform investigation by the Personal Information Protection Committee will also be strengthened.
Lawyer Sohn said that if the second amendment is passed, the fine will increase to 4% of annual sales, and this is an area that companies should pay particular attention to.
◆ Data usage disputes expected to increase… SW・expected to activate cloud computing
Attorney Minseung Gu, Yulchon, cited big data as the core of digital platform government. This is why it requires a lot of data collection and utilization as it is a way to integrate and solve administrative and policy problems across ministries.
He explained that President-elect Yoon is based on a market-friendly policy based on overall market autonomy, and that data integration, free collection and use are the basic principles.
However, in relation to the use of data freedom, it is analyzed that there will be controversy over interpretation as it is related to the amendment to the Copyright Act pending in the National Assembly.
In addition, it is said that the data provided to a certain number of people should not be misused, and how this data is interpreted can lead to problems in data collection. pointed out that there is
Lawyer Koo also predicted that the software and cloud computing industries will be activated. This is based on promises such as improving unfair practices for developers and activating private cloud for the advancement of the software industry.
To this end, a specific implementation plan must entail legislation, but it is in line with Candidate Jae-myung Lees promise and keynote, so it will not be difficult to carry out.
Lawyer Koo said that President-elect Yoon said that he would reorganize the cost of software from labor-based to value-based and that the revitalization of the private cloud was not much different from the promise of candidate Lee Jae-myung.