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April 2017 Blog Posts (15)

Revue hebdo Gouv Internet : Europe lance consultation sur l'Internet; Cameroun restaure Internet; Fausses nouvelles & Elections; Données personnelles (Bose, Twitter, Inde); MENOG 17 ..

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Cette semaine, l'Union européenne lance une consultation publique sans précédent pour savoir ce que les Européens craignent le plus sur l'avenir d'Internet.…

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Added by Mamadou LO on April 21, 2017 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Internet Gov Weekly Brief : EU to launch consulation on Internet; Cameroon to restore Internet; Data protection (Bose, Twitter, India); Fake news & Elections; Roaming charge in Europe

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This week; the European Union is launching an unprecedented public consultation to find out what Europeans fear most about the future of the internet. Also, the European Commission has announced that EU roaming charges will be binned in June after proposed wholesale roaming price caps received final clearance from the European Parliament.

On Internet shutdown, Cameroon government said on Thursday it had restored the internet to its restive…
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Added by Mamadou LO on April 21, 2017 at 8:45pm — No Comments

CULTURE AS A PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL PEACE. Fourth Part

A PLANET, AN OCEAN. Preserving the terrestrial and marine biodiversity of our planet is essential for our well-being. However, unsustainable harvesting techniques are a threat to animal and plant species. Technological advances, policies and financial resources alone are not enough to achieve the goal of sustainable development. We must change our way of thinking and acting. UNESCO is the driving force behind the Decade of the United Nations Education for Sustainable Development (HEDD,…

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Added by Romina Florencia Cabrera on April 19, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Presentation in Buenos Aires book of Ibero-American Data Protection

Dear friends, I leave this presentation of a book that reflects the joint work of my colleagues and I in the Ibero-American Observatory on Data Protection, which collects unification of legal criteria on privacy on and off line, to create culture. Greetings. I hope you like them. Thanks for the space always. Under the direction of Mr. Daniel Lopez carballo, Spain. Complutense University of Madrid.

Words by Daniel López Carballo.

Towards an effective…

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Added by Romina Florencia Cabrera on April 19, 2017 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Revue hebdo Gouv Internet : Afrinic pour Internet Ouvert; Inquiétude Europe sur Privacy Shield; Coopération Chine-Inde sur e-commerce; Facebook v/Fake news; Neutralité du net...

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Cette semaine; Le Représentant spécial des Nations Unies pour le…

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Added by Mamadou LO on April 14, 2017 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Internet Gov Weekly Brief : Afrinic for Open Internet; data-sharing deal Europe-WhatsApp; EU's concerns on Privacy Shield; India-China e-commerce cooperation; Facebook to fight Fake news..

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This week; The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa urged Cameroonian authorities to examine with diligence the difficulties of the populations and entrepreneurs of the English-speaking regions of the north-west and south-west, which have been deprived of Internet since mid-January 2017;  while
AFRINIC, The Internet Number Registry for Africa  calls for an open and secure Internet for everyone.…

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Added by Mamadou LO on April 14, 2017 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Revue Hebo Gouv Internet : Réunion G20 sur Numérique; Abus en ligne; Alliance OTA et ISOC; TIM BERNERS-LEE remporte le prix noble Informatique 2016; SSIG 2017; WWW2017...

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Cette semaine; En Allemagne, le gouvernement plaide pour un Internet plus rapide pour tous d'ici 2025 dans le cadre des objectifs à discuter lors de la réunion du G20…

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Added by Mamadou LO on April 7, 2017 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Internet Gov Weekly Brief : G20 Digital Ministers Meeting, TIM BERNERS-LEE wins ACM Turing Award, Child online abuse, Alliance OTA-ISOC, Ecuador internet shutdown, SSIG 2017, WWW2017..

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This week; in Germany, government has called for fast internet for all by 2025 as part of the goals to be discussed at the G20 Digital Ministers Meeting on digitisation, taking place in Duesseldorf on 6-7 April. Also, Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new bill that punishes social networking sites if they fail to swiftly remove illegal content such as hate speech…

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Added by Mamadou LO on April 7, 2017 at 7:33pm — No Comments

The Evolution of Internet Shutdown in DRC

In the past seven years, citizens in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have experienced a series of intentional interruptions to online communications, affecting the exercise of rights to freedom of expression and information as well as access to services.

The first shutdown of digital communications reported in DRC was in December 2011. The shutdown affected SMS, and lasted 25 days. At the time, few people appreciated the magnitude of this state-initiated act or knew how to…

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Added by Arsene Tungali on April 3, 2017 at 7:58pm — No Comments

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