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October 2016 Blog Posts (18)

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : Cyberattaque Dyn & Internet des Objets; AMNT-16; Europe c/ WhatsApp; Coupure Internet; CARIBNOG 12....

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Cette semaine, les récentes attaques contre l'infrastructure DNS exploités par Dyn ont généré beaucoup de commentaires attribuant la cause des attaques à l'Internet des objets.…

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Added by Mamadou LO on October 28, 2016 at 7:44pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News ; Dyn attacks & Internet of Things; Intentional internet shutdown; WTSA-16; Europe v/ WhatsApp; IANA transition; CARIBNOG 12

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This week, recent attacks on the DNS infrastructure have generated lot of comments attributing causes of Dyn attacks to Internet of Things. Otherwise, the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) hosted by Tunisia offers ITU members the opportunity to set the strategic direction of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) for the next four years. On Data Protection, The European's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party…
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Added by Mamadou LO on October 28, 2016 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News ; Dyn attacks & Internet of Things; Intentional internet shutdown; WTSA-16; Europe v/ WhatsApp; IANA transition; CARIBNOG 12

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This week, recent attacks on the DNS infrastructure have generated lot of comments attributing causes of Dyn attacks to Internet of Things. Otherwise, the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) hosted by Tunisia offers ITU members the opportunity to set the strategic direction of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) for the next four years. On Data Protection, The European's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party…
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Added by Mamadou LO on October 28, 2016 at 7:23pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News ; Dyn attacks & Internet of Things; Intentional internet shutdown; WTSA-16; Europe v/ WhatsApp; IANA transition; CARIBNOG 12

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This week, recent attacks on the DNS infrastructure have generated lot of comments attributing causes of Dyn attacks to Internet of Things. Otherwise, the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) hosted by Tunisia offers ITU members the opportunity to set the strategic direction of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) for the next four years. On Data Protection, The European's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party…
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Added by Mamadou LO on October 28, 2016 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News ; Dyn attacks & Internet of Things; Intentional internet shutdown; WTSA-16; Europe v/ WhatsApp; IANA transition; CARIBNOG 12

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This week, recent attacks on the DNS infrastructure have generated lot of comments attributing causes of Dyn attacks to Internet of Things. Otherwise, the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) hosted by Tunisia offers ITU members the opportunity to set the strategic direction of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) for the next four years. On Data Protection, The European's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party…
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Added by Mamadou LO on October 28, 2016 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : cyber war U.S / Russia? Internet Shutdown; Russian nationwide intranet? Undersea cables; AfIGF 2016; ARIN 38; UNCTAD; FOC 2016

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This week, cyberpolitics widely dominate internet governance news as United States reportedly preparing cyber war retaliation against Russia for alleged interference in the American presidential election. Besides, according to reports, Russia’s Defense Ministry has completed work on a nationwide intranet designed exclusively for classified data and one Russian ship is accused for cutting Syria's internet cable. Moreover, Ecuador’s government acknowledged on Tuesday that it cut…

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Added by Mamadou LO on October 21, 2016 at 6:43pm — No Comments

Blocking VoIP in the MENA region


From Morocco to Jordan, governments throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have blocked access to voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, such as Skype, WhatsApp calling, and others. VoIP blocking often occurs to protect the profits of the incumbent telecom operators, many of which have a monopoly and are at least partially owned by the government.



Recently, a member of…
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Added by Hamza Ben Mehrez on October 15, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Why Net Neutrality matters for end-users in the MENA Region?



“Allowing broadband carriers to control what people see and do online would fundamentally undermine the principles that have made the Internet such a success,” said Vint Cerf, considered by many as the father of the Internet. He was speaking of a vision shared widely and a fundamental concept on the Internet: Net Neutrality. A term often heard, Net Neutrality is simply defined as the principle that Internet users can connect to any other point in the network. In other words, users…

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Added by Hamza Ben Mehrez on October 15, 2016 at 3:24pm — No Comments

#iGmena Summit 2016 held in Tunis

TUNIS, TUNISIA, 4 October 2016 —

The Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa (iGmena) program (www.igmena.org), an initiative of the Hague-based Humanistic Institute for Development (Hivos) (www.hivos.org), held its first-ever Summit in Tunis, Tunisia, from 30 September and to 2 October. iGmena Summit 2016 was hosted by…

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Added by Hamza Ben Mehrez on October 15, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : Accord G7 sur cyberattaque; Constrcution cable par Google Facebook; Evaluation nouveaux noms de domaine; données personnelles; Ecole GI en Afrique

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Cette semaine;
G7, le groupe des sept puissances industrielles (Grande-Bretagne, Canada, France, Allemagne, Italie, Japon et États-Unis) annoncent un accord sur…

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Added by Mamadou LO on October 14, 2016 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : G7 set cybersecurity guidelines for financial sector; Companies & GDPR; Google and Facebook to build 8,000-mile undersea cable; Survey on new gTLDs; AFRISIG 2016

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This week; G7, The group of seven industrial powers (Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States) announce an agreement on guidelines aimed at protecting global financial sector from cyberattacks. The goal of the guidelines are to get firms and regulators across the world to approach risks the same way.

On data protection; a global survey  reveals companies lack of awareness about the European Union’s new…

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Added by Mamadou LO on October 14, 2016 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Research and ICT theory in Zanzibar

This time, last month I was in beautiful Zanzibar for the CPR South two-day Young Scholar's Programme and the three-day conference thereafter.

The programme consisted of a perfect blend of both research and ICT theory including topics such as:

- the ICT ecosystem

- from copper to…

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Added by Riva Jalipa on October 8, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Gouvernance Internet Revue Hebdo : Expiration contrat ICANN / U.S; données personnelles v/ Brexit; Cyberpolitique; IODC16; ENOG 12; APNIC 42

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Cette semaine, la transition de la supervision des fonctions IANA revient à la UNE de…

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Added by Mamadou LO on October 7, 2016 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : Transition IANA functions to Internet Community; Data protection v/ Brexit; GDPR & Companies; ENOG 12; IODC 16. APNIC 42

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This week, IANA Stewardship transition on Internet Governance headlines again as historic moment happened with contract between ICANN and the U.S. Department of Commerce to perform the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions officially expired October 01, handing over IANA functions to ICANN materializing the transtion.

On Data…
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Added by Mamadou LO on October 7, 2016 at 6:54pm — No Comments

SOCIETY ORWELL 2030.

http://www.acontecercristiano.net/2016/09/onu-establece-uso-de-chip-para-identificar-humanidad.html



Tenemos que debatir ya si seremos una sociedad orwell, totalmente automatizada, con un juez robot, o recurrir a la infoetica y a la humanización de las tics, como de otras ciencias, como la filosofia, que nunca debe morir. Cordiales saludos. Esta genial…

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Added by Romina Florencia Cabrera on October 2, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

“DE LA IDEA DE ROUSSEAU SOBRE UN PACTO SOCIAL, A SU REFUNDACIÓN EN LA ERA DIGITAL”.

“DE LA IDEA DE ROUSSEAU SOBRE UN PACTO SOCIAL, A SU REFUNDACIÓN EN LA ERA DIGITAL”.

“DE LA IDEA DE ROUSSEAU SOBRE UN PACTO SOCIAL, A SU REFUNDACIÓN EN LA ERA DIGITAL”.
“THE IDEA OF AN AGREEMENT ON SOCIAL ROUSSEAU, TO YOUR REFOUNDATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE”.
AUTORA: ROMINA FLORENCIA CABRERA. Abogada –Investigadora-Docente. UNLP-UBA-USAL- Argentina.

PALABRAS CLAVE: Contrato Social-…
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Added by Romina Florencia Cabrera on October 1, 2016 at 1:26am — No Comments

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