[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Governance Weekly Brief

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 4 17:18:32 UTC 2019

Hi all!
For your documentation, kindly find our weekly web review on Internet Governance<https://gouvernanceinternet.wordpress.com/2019/10/04/internet-governance-weeky-brief-cyber-geopolitics-encryption-digital-economy-child-online-protection-infrastructure-cybersecurity-net-neutrality-content-privacy-data-governance-acce/> with some main titles featured below.



* Vladimir Putin Jokes About Russian Meddling In 2020 U.S. Election
* US sanctions Putin's 'chef' for attempting to influence 2018 midterm elections
* Europe Overly Dependent on Outside Technology, EU Memo Warns
* Preparing for no deal Brexit if you provide digital, technology and computer services
* US : Lawmakers Propose $1 Billion Purge of Chinese Telecom Equipment


* US, UK and Australia urge Facebook to create backdoor access to encrypted messages


* EU ready to act alone on digital tax if no global deal in 2020
* Southeast Asia's internet economy to grow 39% and hit $100 billion this year, report says


* Chinese Regulation of Children's Personal Data Goes into Effect


* Sea cable boosts ties to PNG, Solomon Islands amid China influence


* Financial crime and fraud in the age of cybersecurity
* NSA launches new cyber defense directorate
* UK : Vulnerabilities exploited in VPN products used worldwide
* “High-Impact Ransomware Attacks Threaten U.S. Businesses And Organizations”
* State of Ransomware in the U.S : 2019 report for Q1 to Q3
* Ransomware attacks force US and Australian hospitals to shut down their systems
* FBI called in as Strathroy auto parts factory suffers cyber attack
* Australia : ANU incident report on massive data breach is a must-read
* Tax records of 20 million Russians exposed online


* The FCC can repeal net neutrality, but it can’t block state laws, says court


* Internet users must actively consent to use of cookies, EU court rules
* Fighting ‘fake news’ online: How soldiers in Latvia got fooled by bots
* EU can order Facebook to remove ‘hate speech’ even if it’s outside Europe, top court says in landmark ruling
* Lawmakers Press Social Media Giants to Confront Deepfake Threats
* Singapore 'fake news' law comes into force, offenders face fines and prison time


* Ahead of 2020, Facebook falls short on plan to share data on disinformation
* Germany shuts down illegal data center in former NATO bunker
* Canada : “Large ISPs get temporary stay of CRTC order to slash wholesale internet rates
* Polish data protection authority issues €645,000 fine to online retailer
* “Facebook And WhatsApp Will Share Users’ Private Data With UK Police”


* India : Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on restoration of internet, landline services in J&K's medical establishments
* The United Nations in Myanmar calls for internet resumption in areas under shutdown in Rakhine State
* Internet access cut across much of Iraq : NGO
* ITU to developing countries: Lower telecoms taxes for affordable Internet


* How digital can transform healthcare in Asia for millions of people
* WHO launches digital app to improve care for older people


* Chinese citizens must pass a facial-recognition test to use the internet as part of Beijing's social credit system
* France to become first EU country to use nationwide facial recognition ID app


* French regulator plans IPv6 task force to deal with shortage of IPv4 addresses


* Register Now to Participate in the 4th Eastern European DNS Forum
* ICANN Releases Community-Wide Survey Findings on Age Diversity and Participation
* Registration Open for ICANN Academy 2020 Leadership Program
* Request for Information: ICANN Contractual Compliance Registry and Registrar Audit Services


* The Role of South Asia’s NOGs in Community Building
* Larry Irving is the first African American inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame
* Celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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