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<body class='hmmessage'><div dir='ltr'><br>INTERNET GOVERNANCE<br><br>NSA furore has roots in US internet imperialism<br>http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/01/nsa-furore-roots-us-internet-imperialism<br><br>Will NSA revelations lead to the Balkanisation of the internet?<br>http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/01/nsa-revelations-balkanisation-internet<br><br>Leaked document shows British spy agency led European Internet tapping<div style="overflow: hidden; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;">Read more:  <a style="color: #003399;" href="http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/11/02/Leaked-document-shows-British-spy-agency-led-European-Internet-tapping/UPI-28891383415429/#ixzz2jhhbap1s">http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/11/02/Leaked-document-shows-British-spy-agency-led-European-Internet-tapping/UPI-28891383415429/#ixzz2jhhbap1s</a><br></div><br>Brazil says Internet privacy must be UN priority<br>http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/377831/brazil-says-internet-privacy-must-be-un-priority<br><br>Brazil to legislate on online civil rights following Snowden revelations<br>http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/01/brazil-legislate-online-civil-rights-snowden<br><br><a href="http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131101_prism_and_the_administration_state_strikes_back/" class="blue">PRISM and the Administration State Strikes Back</a><br>http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131101_prism_and_the_administration_state_strikes_back/<br><br><a href="http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131031_ietf_looking_at_technical_changes_to_raise_the_bar_for_monitoring/" class="blue">IETF Looking at Technical Changes to Raise the Bar for Monitoring</a><br>http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131031_ietf_looking_at_technical_changes_to_raise_the_bar_for_monitoring/<br><em><em><br>Some reflections on the 2013 IGF meeting <br></em></em>http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2013/11/we-have-come-long-way<br><br>Time for action .  Building Bridges to protect creativity (part II)<br>http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2013/11/time-action-%E2%80%A6-building-bridges-protect-creativity-part-ii<br><br><br>ICANN / DOMAIN NAME<br><br><a href="http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131104_pre_delegation_testing_for_dot_chinese_online_dot_chinese_website/" class="blue">Pre-Delegation Testing for Dot Chinese Online (.) &amp; Dot Chinese Website (.) Begins</a><br>http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131104_pre_delegation_testing_for_dot_chinese_online_dot_chinese_website/<br><br><a href="http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131104_yet_another_embarrassing_idn_gaff_from_icann/" class="blue">Yet Another Embarrassing IDN Gaff from ICANN</a><br>http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131104_yet_another_embarrassing_idn_gaff_from_icann/<br><br>ICANN wants more APAC voices to step up<br>http://www.zdnet.com/icann-wants-more-apac-voices-to-step-up-7000022712/<br><br><a href="http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131101_first_new_tld_quietly_enters_sunrise_period/" class="blue">First New TLD Quietly Enters Sunrise Period</a><br>http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131101_first_new_tld_quietly_enters_sunrise_period/<br><br>ICANN Issues Rules For Last Resort Auction But Fails To Address Many Of Applicants Concerns<br>http://www.thedomains.com/2013/11/02/icann-issues-rules-for-last-resort-auction-but-fails-to-address-many-of-applicants-concerns/<br><br>WIPO Panel Rejects Johnsons &amp; Johnsons UDRP Claim on 17 Year Old Domain Johnsons.com<br>http://www.thedomains.com/2013/11/04/wipo-panel-rejects-johnsons-johnsons-udrp-claim-on-17-year-old-domain-johnsons-com/<br><br>Famous Four issues statement about .Sport decision<br>http://domainnamewire.com/2013/10/31/famous-four-issues-statement-about-sport-decision/<br><br>Polo sport beats Polo brand in .Polo top level domain name dispute<br>http://domainnamewire.com/2013/10/16/polo-sport-beats-polo-brand-in-polo-top-level-domain-name-dispute/<br><br>The internet's Big Bang: how to protect IP rights in a universe of new domains<br>http://www.legalweek.com/legal-week/analysis/2303699/the-internets-big-bang-how-to-protect-ip-rights-in-a-universe-of-new-domains<br><br>Why use the .paris extension and how<br>http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=5d0a578e-407f-4f4a-89c3-061f69e1685a<br><br><br>AFRICAN INTERNET NEWS<br><br>Africa: Transform Africa Should Look At Increasing Internet Access<br>
http://allafrica.com/stories/201311010860.html<br><br>Africa to lead the world in international bandwidth demand<br>http://www.techworld.com.au/article/530693/africa_lead_world_international_bandwidth_demand/<br><br>Africa Advancing Digitally<br>http://econsultancy.com/sn/press-releases/7488-africa-advancing-digitally-2<br><br>North African governments use connectivity as political weapon C Akamai<br>http://www.humanipo.com/news/35844/north-african-governments-use-connectivity-as-political-weapon-akamai/<br><br>Rwanda's role in connecting Africa<br>http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2013-11/04/content_17077864.htm<br><br>Rwanda: From Kigali ICT Summit - Can You Cook Online?<br>http://allafrica.com/stories/201311030002.html<br><br>African ICT expert joins the World Wide Web Foundation<br>http://www.biztechafrica.com/article/african-ict-expert-joins-world-wide-web-foundation/7160/?section=internet#.UnfdL4651UA<br><br>MainOne to Launch Tier III Data Centre Facility<br>http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/mainone-to-launch-tier-iii-data-centre-facility/163407/<br><br>Bill Gates: Prioritizing worldwide Internet access over human health is 'a joke'<br>http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/responsible-living/stories/bill-gates-prioritizing-worldwide-internet-access-over-human<br><br>Work starts on worlds largest radio telescope<br>http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/news/display/?id=11011<br><br>More news<br>http://allafrica.com/ict/?aa_source=main-nav-t3<br>http://www.biztechafrica.com/<br><br>                                               </div></body>
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