[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Updates : The root KSK rollover has occurred; EU on GDPR’s enforcement actions; EU to add cyber-attacks to its sanctions regime? UNCTAD on e-commerce in West africa; Facebook combatting fake news; European Research Network on Internet usage..

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 12 19:06:41 UTC 2018

This week, “The root KSK rollover has occurred at 16h UTC on October 11. the new root zone signed by new KSK (known as KSK-2017) has been published to the root servers”. https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/ksk-rollover/#overview<https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/ksk-rollover/#overvie>

On data protection “The EU’s privacy regulator is predicting that the first round of enforcement actions under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be exercised in the coming months. Reuters reports<https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gdpr-exclusive/exclusive-eu-privacy-chief-expects-first-round-of-fines-under-new-law-by-year-end-idUSKCN1MJ2AY>: “The new rules, designed for the digital age, allow consumers to better control their personal data and give regulators the power to impose fines of up to 4 percent of global revenue or 20 million euros ($23 million), whichever is higher, for violations”  http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181009_gdpr_fines_coming_by_the_end_of_the_year_says_eu_data_regulator/

On security, “the European Commission is reporting on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on the European Parliament and the Council to finalise their work on priority security initiatives as a matter of urgency”.. http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-18-6064_en.htm......

Find review in full here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2018/10/12/internet-gov-updates-the-root-ksk-rollover-has-occurred-eu-on-gdprs-enforcement-actions-eu-to-add-cyber-attacks-to-its-sanctions-regime-unctad-on-e-commerce-in-west-africa-facebook-combatting/

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