[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : ITU Plenipot; Russia’s Code for information security; China’s ISPs regulation; Europe on Quantum Internet; Internet freedom decline; US – Verisign extends cooperative agreement; Yahoo to pay $50M for sec
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This week, “The ITU The Plenipotentiary Conference is the highest decision-making body of ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communications technology (ICT). The conference is the key event at which ITU member states build consensus on key international ICT issues, elect leaders for top posts, and decide on a roadmap for the ITU’s work over the next four years, including strategic and financial plans”. https://www.itu.int/web/pp-18/en/
On cyber geopolitics, “It’s October and the United Nations General Assembly and subsidiary committees have started their work in earnest. As expected, Russia tabled a draft resolution seeking the General Assembly’s endorsement of an “international code of conduct for international information security,” and a resumption of the UN Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) process next year….."
Review in full here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2018/11/02/internet-gov-weekly-brief-itu-plenipot-russias-code-for-information-security-chinas-isps-regulation-europe-on-quantum-internet-internet-freedom-decline-us-verisign-e/
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