[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : Russia alleged plan to disconnect from internet for resilience test; UNESCO & COE on safeguarding human rights in digital era; EU reaches agreement on digital copyright rules; Press freedom in Europe more fragile; content regul
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Fri Feb 15 17:52:10 UTC 2019
This week, Cyber geopolitics, Freedom of expression; Digital economy and Content regulation make most of the headlines in Internet Governance ecosystem.
“Russian authorities and internet providers will conduct a test to make sure data passing between its citizens and organizations can stay inside the country rather than being routed internationally, ZDNet reports<https://www.zdnet.com/article/russia-to-disconnect-from-the-internet-as-part-of-a-planned-test/>. The exact test date has not been revealed, but it’s scheduled to take place before April 1, 2019. The planned unplugging is part of a cyber war-gaming exercise to make sure Russia can still operate even if it is disconnected from outside its borders..”
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