[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Governance Weekly Brief : Rules for cyber warfare (UN); Vint Cerf on IG challenges; Cybercrime to cost $600bn; US complains to WTO on China Internet access..

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 24 12:50:06 UTC 2018

This week, ahead of the upcoming Second Global Internet and Jurisdiction Conference, this statement from Vint Cerf "Rebuild Internet Governance before its too late" has made headline of many Internet Governance papers.

On cyber norms, International regulations must be established to minimize the impact of cyberwarfare on countries as threat levels continue to soar, according to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

On cybersecurity, Global cybercrime now costs nearly $600bn annually, with two-thirds of the world’s netizens having had their personal information stolen or compromised, according to a new McAfee report.
On geopolitics, within hours of the school shooting in Broward County, Florida, computer experts discovered pro and anti-gun control tweets that appear to be linked to Russian bots. By the way, thirteen Russians have been criminally charged for interfering in the 2016 US election to help Donald Trump, the office of the special counsel, announced on Friday.
On e-commerce, The United States told the World Trade Organization on Friday that Chinese internet access rules coming into force next month appeared to create significant new restrictions for cross-border service suppliers and should be discussed at the WTO.
Below, informations on those subjects and events as well as documents on net neutrality, data protection, etc.

See review and sources here :


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