[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : United Nations launched Electronic Waste Coalition; EU-Japan GDPR adequacy decision adopted; China joins talks for Worldwide digital trade agreement; EU fined Google €50 million; Russia v/ Twitter, facebook on data laws compl..

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 25 17:47:28 UTC 2019

This week, Electronic waste; data protection and digital economy make most of Internet Governance Headlines.


“Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report… To highlight the rising challenge posed by mountains of discarded electronics worldwide, seven UN entities came together to launch the report at the World Economic Forum <https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1031192> in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, in a bid to offer some solutions to a behemoth-sized problem that is making the world sicker and adding to environmental degradation…” https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1031242

See full review here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2019/01/25/internet-gov-weekly-brief-united-nations-launched-electronic-waste-coalition-eu-japan-gdpr-adequacy-decision-adopted-china-joins-talks-for-worldwide-digital-trade-agreement-eu-fined-google-e50-mi/

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