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February 2017 Blog Posts (12)

IGF open consultation and MAG meeting this week! Attend online -- register now

Great news! Registration for online participation is now available (and required) for the upcoming OC/MAG meeting, as a full meeting participant (online). Users who have already registered as on-site participants must re-register as online participants to access the online system. I think it will be helpful to spread this information widely, so online participants are aware of the process.…

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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on February 28, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : Trump et ses 3643 noms de domaine; Neutralité du net en recul; Danemark nomme un embassadeur chez les géants du NET

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Cette semaine, Donald Trump aurait investi dans des milliers de noms de domaine pour de potentielles entreprises, et souvent simplement comme une tentative de rester une longueur d'avance sur les ennemies. A propos de la neutralité du net, la Commission Fédérale des Communications a publié une décision éliminant les protections sur la transparence d'un Internet ouvert pour des millions de…

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Added by Mamadou LO on February 24, 2017 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly Brief : Trump & Domain names; FCC weakens net neutrality?; Danish Tech Giants ambassador...

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This week, "Trump Organization reportedly has invested in thousands of domain name for potential business ventures, future campaigns, and often simply as an attempt to stay one step ahead of the haters". On net Neutrality, The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to eliminate open internet transparency protections for millions of consumers. On Cyberpolitics, comments ongoing as Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen will appoint an ‘ambassador’ to…
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Added by Mamadou LO on February 24, 2017 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : ZACR va lancer .Africa; Microsof appelle à une "Convention de Geneve du Cyberespace"; Gouvernance Internet en Algérie

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Cette semaine; après avoir obtenu les droits légaux pour la gestion de DotAfrica, ZACR a annoncé la date provisoire du 04 avril pour le lancement grand public du nom de domaine .Africa.

RSA Conférence sur la sécurité numérique a eu lieu cette semaine à San Francisco ou Microsoft appelle à…

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Added by Mamadou LO on February 18, 2017 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly brief : ZACR to launch Dotafrica; Microsoft calls for a "Digital Geneva Convention"; Algiers IG conference; Open data....

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This week; after winning legal rights to launch Dotafrica, ZACR has announced the tentative date of April 04 for the release of .Africa domain name to the general public. On event, RSA Conference on digital security took place this week in San Francisco where several speakers made pro-immigarion remarks and called for tech immigarion reform following Trump's controversial executive order. Moreover, Microsoft calls for establishment of a Digital Geneva Convention and …
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Added by Mamadou LO on February 18, 2017 at 12:55pm — No Comments

New study: Towards a secure cyberspace via regional co-operation

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Added by Diplo IGCBP on February 17, 2017 at 11:26pm — No Comments

The 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law, London, UK - June 12 - 16, 2017.

The ICAIL conference is the leading international conference on research in Artificial Intelligence and Law and has been organized every two years since 1987, under the auspices of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law (IAAIL). ICAIL provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the latest research findings and practical applications; Which fosters interdisciplinary and international collaboration. The proceedings of the conference are published…

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Added by Romina Florencia Cabrera on February 16, 2017 at 5:41pm — No Comments

CAMEROON INTERNET GOVERNANCE_ PRESS RELEASE

P.O Box 900 Mankon Bamenda

North West Region

Republic of Cameroon

 

Motto:  Building a new breed of  young ,confident and responsible digital citizens.

Charity Reg. No.15/E.29/1111/VOL.8/ALPAS of…

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Added by Foncham Denis Doh on February 16, 2017 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : Délégation .Africa; "Safer Internet Day"; Trump et Géants du Net; Blocage Internet au Cameroun; données personnelles et Justice..

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Cette semaine, plusieurs géants de la technologie numérique, dont Apple, Google et Microsoft, se sont rassemblés pour déposer une lettre opposant l'interdiction provisoire de l'immigration du président Donald…

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Added by Mamadou LO on February 10, 2017 at 6:45pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly Brief : .Africa delegation; "Safer Internet Day"; US Tech giants on Trump immigation ban; EU-US data protection agreement; Internet shutdown,

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This week, several technology giants, including Apple, Google and Microsoft, together, file a legal brief opposing PresidentDonald Trum's temporary immigration ban. On domain name,  a Los Angeles court has rejected a demand for a preliminary injunction preventing .africa delegation, meaning ICANN can now follow its normal processes towards .africa…

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Added by Mamadou LO on February 10, 2017 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : politique anti-immigration de Trump c/ Ecosysteme Internet; La Chine investit sur Internet, Afrique a 281 millions d'internautes, Régualtion en Europe..

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Cette semaine, l'écosystème de la gouvernance d'Internet, profondément touché par la politique anti-immigration de Trump a vu les géants du Net, ISOC, l'ICANN, l'IETF, etc pointer du doight la désorganisation potentielle qu'une telle politique peut avoir sur les ressources humaines et les réunions internationales. Au demeurant, les menaces continuent de croître sur la neutralité du Net…

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Added by Mamadou LO on February 3, 2017 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly Brief : Trump's travel ban v/ Internet Governance ecosystem; China to invest on Internet; 281 million Internet users in Africa; Regulation in Europe

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This week, Internet Governance ecosystem hit by Trump's travel ban as Slilicon Valley's Internet Giants, Techs companies, ISOC, ICANN, IETF all reacting negatively and stating on potential disruption such policy can have on companies human resources and Internet international meetings. Otherwise, threats continue to grow on Net neutrality and Privacy Shield as Trump's executive orders might challenge agreements. Besides, China reportedly sets up $14.6 billion…

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Added by Mamadou LO on February 3, 2017 at 6:46pm — No Comments

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