[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Gov Weekly Brief : WTO push for global rules to regulate digital markets; African Union call for actions against child online exploitation; UNICEF project to use blockchain for schools internet access; GNSO Council Adopts EPDP Final Report..

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 8 15:44:48 UTC 2019

Hello everybody!

This week, Digital economy, Child online protection, Cyber geopolitics and Content regulation make most of the headlines in Internet Governance ecosystem.


“World Trade Organization members launched talks Wednesday on how to govern global digital commerce, for the first time tackling 21st century trade issues that have sparked intense rivalry among the U.S., Europe and China.” https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-china-to-face-off-over-digital-market-regulation-11551878261

«The French government on Wednesday introduced a tax aimed at internet giants like Google<https://www.cnbc.com/quotes/?symbol=GOOGL>, Amazon<https://www.cnbc.com/quotes/?symbol=AMZN> and Facebook<https://www.cnbc.com/quotes/?symbol=FB>, forging ahead with stricter regulation on big tech without broad-based support from the European Union”. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/06/france-3-percent-digital-tax-targets-google-amazon-and-facebook.html

Read document in full here : https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2019/03/08/internet-gov-weekly-brief-wto-push-for-global-rules-to-regulate-digital-markets-african-union-call-for-actions-against-child-online-exploitation-unicef-project-to-use-blockchain-for-schools-intern/
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