[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : EU-wide tax on high-tech giants project; Internet shutdown in Zimbabwe; China push for AI and 5G; US net neutrality lawsuit go ahead despite shutdown; US Senator Rubio on Data privacy regulations..
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Fri Jan 18 17:51:39 UTC 2019
This week, digital economy, geopolitics, net neutrality, freedom of expression in the cyberspace make the most of Internet Governance Headlines.
“The European Union’s Economic Affairs commissioner said on Monday that it will be “difficult” for the bloc to agree unanimously on an EU-wide tax on high-tech giants by a self-imposed March deadline.”https://gulfnews.com/technology/eu-economy-chief-says-difficult-to-get-digital-tax-deal-1.61426165<https://www.google.com/url?q=https://gulfnews.com/technology/eu-economy-chief-says-difficult-to-get-digital-tax-deal-1.61426165&sa=D&ust=1547807129719000&usg=AFQjCNHntTjTBGkNwD-rO4qFW16eo2DNOg>
“China’s internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration of China(CAC) in a detailed document outlined a final draft of regulations concerning cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. The rules will come into effect starting February 19, and provide a set of guidelines that blockchain companies are required to follow.”https://www.ccn.com/china-to-implement-regulation-for-blockchain-companies-in-february/<https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.ccn.com/china-to-implement-regulation-for-blockchain-companies-in-february/&sa=D&ust=1547807129776000&usg=AFQjCNGP3Xt2PnzZEBM1Kr4gIE4foBUGCg>
See review in full here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2019/01/18/internet-gov-weekly-brief-eu-wide-tax-on-high-tech-giants-project-internet-shutdown-in-zimbabwe-china-push-for-ai-and-5g-us-net-neutrality-lawsuit-go-ahead-despite-shutdown-us-senator-rubio-on-d/
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