[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : China's quantum satellite; Putin's cyberwar treaty proposal; roaming charge in Europe ; Merkel joins May on Regulation; WSIS forum reports; IGF workshop selection; Netflix favor Net neutrality
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This week, more cyberpolitics on Internet governance headlines as, according to reports, "NSA has linked the North Korean government to the creation of the WannaCry ransomeware that resulted in affecting over 300,000 people in almost 150 countries last month". In addition, China has revealed test results on its new quantum computing satellite. "The technology is said to provide unbreakable secret communications channels, based on quantum mechanics". Moreover, Russian President Vladimir Putin who denies Russia alledged hacking of the 2016 US presidential election claims the Obama administration ignored his proposal in 2015 on cyber war treaty.
On digital economy, a joint statement by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union (EU) and the European Commission on Wednesday said that the end of roaming charges is at the foundation of the EU’s Digital Single Market and is another step towards building a united and sustainable European digital society.
On cyber extremism, The UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the German chancellor Angela Merkel have both argued that internet regulation is key.
On freedom of expression, advocacy group Human Rights Watch said that Indian authorities have imposed 20 shutdowns in 2017.
On net neutrality; <http://variety.com/t/netflix/> Netflix renewed its commitment to pro-net neutrality activism by joining dozens of other internet companies and public interest groups as they prepare for a net neutrality <http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/net-neutrality-day-of-action-1202455501/> day of action next month.
On Internet Governance events, we note WSIS forum 2017 in Geneva and the IGF second Open Consultation and MAG meeting.
Below, informations on those subjects and events as well as documents on doamin name, data protection, etc
See review in full here :
Internet Gov Weekly Brief : China's quantum satellite; Putin's cyberwar treaty proposal; Europe ends roaming charge; Merkel joins May on Regulation; WSIS forum reports; IGF workshop selection<http://www.diplointernetgovernance.org/profiles/blogs/internet-gov-weekly-brief-china-s-quantum-satellite-putin-s>
SUMMARY This week, more cyberpolitics on Internet governance headlines as, according to reports, NSA has linked the North Korean government to the creation of…
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