[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Governance Weekly News : Internet Freedom decline, IoT devices & Cyberattack, Russia block LinkedIn, Trump & Internet Policy, NetJurisdiction, ITU Telecom World, IETF 97
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Fri Nov 18 16:11:45 UTC 2016
This week; "Internet freedom has declined for the sixth consecutive year, with more governments than ever before targeting social media and communication apps as a means of halting the rapid dissemination of information, particularly during antigovernment protests," according to the Freedom on the Net 2016<https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-net/freedom-net-2016> report released by Freedom House. On Cyberpolitics, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for increased international cooperation in cyberspace governance and the building of a cyberspace community of common destiny. On data protection, Russia has blocked access to LinkedIn after the social network became the first major foreign site to be found in violation of a law demanding that the data of Russian users is stored on Russian territory.
On Cybersecurity; in light of the last month's cyberattacks against global Internet routing company Dyn; members of the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee (U.S)held a hearing on Wednesday that examined the feasibility of regulating Internet of Things devices.
Moreover, many concerns continue de be raised on Donald Trump Internet Governance policy above all on ICANN and net neutrality.
As for events, we note the Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference in Paris, IETF 97 in Seoul, the China World Internet Conference in Wuzhen and ITU Telecom World in Bangkok. Below, informations on those subjects and events as well as documents on domain name, ICANN, data protection
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Internet Governance Weekly News : Internet Freedom decline, IoT devices & Cyberattack, Russia block LinkedIn, Trump & Internet Policy, NetJurisdiction, ITU Telecom World, IETF 97<http://www.diplointernetgovernance.org/profiles/blogs/internet-governance-weekly-news-internet-freedom-decline-iot>
SUMMARYThis week; Internet freedom has declined for the sixth consecutive year, with more governments than ever before targeting social media and communicatio...
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