[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : WIPO says US and China top on Artificial intelligence; WEF call for technology regulation, EU tells Tech giants to fight disinformation; OECD on tax challenges in digital economy; UNCTAD on online privacy rights protection.....
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This week, Artificial Intelligence, Data protection; Content regulation, Digital economy and cyber Geopolitics make most of the headlines in Internet Governance landscape
“China and the United States<https://www.aljazeera.com/topics/country/united-states.html> are ahead of the global competition to dominate artificial intelligence (AI), according to a study by the United Nations<https://www.aljazeera.com/topics/organisations/un.html> World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published on Thursday.” https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/china-lead-race-artificial-intelligence-patents-190131080732548.html
“The European Union on Tuesday urged US internet giants and advertising firms to intensify the fight against disinformation campaigns before EU elections in May, or risk regulation.
The European Commission said Google, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla and advertising groups have made ‘some progress’ toward meeting their pledges to fight fake news by removing bogus accounts and curbing suspect sites.”https://www.gulf-times.com/story/620651/European-Union-urges-internet-firms-to-intensify-fake-news-fight<https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.gulf-times.com/story/620651/European-Union-urges-internet-firms-to-intensify-fake-news-fight&sa=D&ust=1548858515029000&usg=AFQjCNEvgb55q9sf0HlQfYj5e43OE3hrRA>
See Weekly review in full here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2019/02/01/internet-gov-weekly-brief-wipo-says-us-and-china-top-on-artificial-intelligence-wef-call-for-technology-regulation-eu-tells-tech-giants-to-fight-disinformation-oecd-on-tax-challenges-in-digital-e/
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