[AfrICANN-discuss] IG Weekly Brief : U.S-Russia cybersecurity WG; IPv6 standardised; Hybrid threats in Europe; .Amazon TLD; China's artificial intelligence plan; online counterfeiting; UBER-YANDEX partnership; IETF 99; AODC; Right to be forgotten..
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This week, cybersecurity on Internet Governance headlines, as Moscow and Washington are reportedly in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia's RIA news agency reported today. In the United States, in an effort to reorganize the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will reportedly shut down an office that coordinates cyber and technology issues with other nations. The FBI on Monday warned parents of privacy and safety risks from children's toys connected to the internet. In Europe, the European Commission has reportedly made progress over the past year in addressing hybrid threats, including non-conventional methods such as cyber attacks or disinformation.
On data protection, in order to maintain data flows with Europe, The UK must try to influence data rules made in Brussels after Brexit, according to reports. On "Right to be forgotten", France's highest administrative court has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union to consider whether Google must delist certain search results globally. On Brand Protection Online, the proliferation of online counterfeiting is increasing and threatening any type of brand protection that companies employ.
On technical standards, the IETF with the publication of RFC8200<https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8200> announced that the Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) had become the latest Internet Standard.
On domain name, an arbitration panel has given Amazon.com Inc. another chance to secure the .amazon internet domain it has been fighting for since 2014.
On Artificial Intelligence, China unveiled a national artificial intelligence (AI) development plan on Thursday, and said it expects the value of its core AI industries to exceed 150 billion yuan by 2020 and 400 billion yuan ($59.07 billion) by 2025.
On freedom of expression, Russia has introduced significant restrictions to online speech and invasive surveillance of online activity and prosecutes critics under the guise of fighting extremism, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
On internet outage, The Federal Government of Somalia in collaboration with the owner of the fiber-optic cable has successfully restored Internet and data services to South and Central Somalia.
On July 13, Yandex, the Russian internet company, revealed<https://seekingalpha.com/article/4087729-uber-merges-russian-arm-yandex-yndx-slideshow> it would combine with Uber its Taxi business into the entity NewCo.
As for events, we note IETF 99 and the Africa Open Data Conference.
Below, informations on those subjects nd events as well as documentation(reports) on ICANN 59, WSIS Forum, cyberpolitics, geopolitics, SDGs...
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