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IG Weekly Brief : Council of Europe to partner with Tech giants; FBI's failure to unlock cellphone of Texas church shooter; Twitter agree to store russian personal data; India on digital economy

SUMMARY

This week, The Council of Europe announced an agreement to partner with the private sector in order to promote an open and safe internet, where human rights, democracy, and the rule of law are respected. 

On encryption, The FBI's failure to unlock the cellphone of the Texas church shooter is reigniting the debate over encryption and government access to secured communications.
On cybersecurity, Poland on Wednesday agreed to test a cybersecurity pilot programme for the aviation sector as Europe's EASA civil aviation authority tackles the potential threats posed by hackers to air traffic.
On data protection, privacy, Twitter has agreed to store the personal data of Russian nationals on servers located within Russia in order to comply with a data security law, a state agency has claimed while Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Wednesday it planned to check whether Facebook was in compliance with Russian law. Furthemore, Alan Shatter has won an appeal against a finding that he breached his duties under the Data Protection Act when he was Minister for Justice.
On digital economy, India has opted for a digital pathway to move at an unprecedented rate into the future. Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that excessive cash in the economy has "its own cost" and India is gradually moving towards digital transactions. Besides, Tencent, the major Chinese internet company behind messaging platform WeChat, has built up a 10% stake in Snap, the parent company of Snapchat.
On fake news, The media industry, which remains the primary source of news and information in the digital age, faces both vast opportunities and steep challenges, the United Nations cultural agency said on Monday in its flagship analysis of new trends in media freedom, pluralism, independence and the safety of journalists. 
On infrastructure, Angola Cables has announced plans for a point of presence in Cape Town, its second in the country after Johannesburg, as the company gets ready to serve the market with the new South Atlantic Cable System (Sacs), a new submarine cable that will connect the west coast of Africa and Brazil from mid-2018.
Below, informations on those subjects and events as well as documents on cyber geoplolitics, artificial intelligence ...

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CYBER GEOPOLITICS

What a cyberwar with North Korea could look like, according to a cybersecurity expert

http://www.businessinsider.fr/us/heres-what-cyberwar-with-north-kor...

What if we all governed the Internet? or What if we didn't

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/2017/11/09/what-if-we-all...

Artificial intelligence, the new case piece of geopolitics

https://www.worldcrunch.com/tech-science/artificial-intelligence-th...

E-Estonia: defending the digital frontier

http://eng.majalla.com/2017/10/article55254730/e-estonia-defending-...

European politicians 'need to be courageous' to catch up with China on Tech, investor says

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/09/europe-china-tech-politicians-coura...

UNESCO ON NEW TRENDS OF MEDIAS

UNESCO Report: Nearly half world has Internet access, more women journalists deaths

https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/UNESCO-Report-Nearly-Half-Wo...

COUNCIL OF EUROPE TO PARTNER WITH TECH GIANTS

Tech giants partner Council of Europe on safer internet

https://www.telecompaper.com/news/tech-giants-partner-council-of-eu...

Council of Europe, Russia's Kaspersky Lab sign agreement on human rights protection

http://tass.com/society/974694

POLAND TO TEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM FOR AVIATION

Poland to test a cybersecurity program for aviation sector

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171108_poland_to_test_a_cybersecuri...

RUSSIA ON SOCIAL MEDIAS REGULATION

Moswow says Twitter ready to store data of users on Russian servers despite concerns over surveillance

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/08/moscow-says-twitter-read...

Russia ro check if Facebook is complying with lax

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-facebook/russia-to-check-i...

CHINA TENCENT 10 % STAKE IN SNAP

Chinese internet giant purchases 10% stake in Snap

https://www.axios.com/chinese-internet-giant-purchases-10-stake-in-...

Correction to Tencent snapping up stakes in U.S startups article

http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2017/11/08/tencent-continues-to...

INDIA ON DIGITAL ECONOMY

India moving towards digital economy post demonetisation

http://www.wionews.com/business-economy/india-is-moving-towards-dig...

India moves into future at an unprededented rate

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/india...

FBI FAILURE TO UNLOCK CELLPHONE OF TEXAS CHURCH SHOOTER

Texas Gunman's locked cellphone renews debate over encryption

https://www.npr.org/2017/11/09/563096836/texas-gunmans-locked-cellp...

FBI still trying to unlock Texas killer smartphone

https://www.bankinfosecurity.com/fbi-locked-out-texas-killers-iphon...

ALLAN SHATTER WINS APPEAL AGAINST DATA PROTECTION DECISION

Allan Shatter wins appeal against data protection decision

http://www.newstalk.com/Alan-Shatter-wins-appeal-against-data-prote...

Shatter wins challenge to data commissioner ruling

https://www.rte.ie/news/courts/2017/1109/918656-shatter/

UNDERSEA CABLE

How new undersea cable will boost Africa's connectivity and growth

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2017-11-09-how-new-unders...

Angola cables to expand presence in South Africa

http://www.africanreview.com/ict/mobile-computing/angola-cables-to-...

ALI BABA

How Jack Ma built an Internet Giant

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/01/alibabas-jack-ma-on-e-commerce-in-c...

Alibaba's Single' day lures more global brands, amassing billion in sales

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/09/alibabas-singles-day-lures-more-glo...

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RÉSUMÉ

Cette semaine, le Conseil de l'Europe a annoncé un accord de partenariat avec le secteur privé afin de promouvoir un Internet ouvert et sûr, où les droits de l'homme, la démocratie et la primauté du droit sont respectés.
Sur le cryptage, l'échec du FBI à déverrouiller le téléphone portable du tireur de l'église du Texas relance le débat sur le cryptage et l'accès des gouvernements à des communications sécurisées.
Sur la cybersécurité, la Pologne a accepté mercredi de tester un programme pilote de cybersécurité pour le secteur de l'aviation au moment ou l'Agence Européenne de la Sécurité Aérienne s'attaque aux menaces potentielles que représentent les pirates informatiques pour le trafic aérien.
A propos de la protection des données personnelles, Twitter a accepté de stocker les données personnelles des ressortissants russes sur des serveurs situés en Russie afin de se conformer à une loi sur la sécurité des données, a déclaré mercredi l'agence de presse russe Roskomnadzor au moment ou le régulateur russe des communications Roskomnadzor a déclaré mercredi qu'il prévoyait de vérifier si Facebook était en conformité avec la loi russe. En outre, Alan Shatter a gagné un appel contre un jugement disant qu'il a manqué à ses devoirs en vertu de la Loi sur la protection des données lorsqu'il était ministre de la Justice..
Sur l'économie numérique, le ministre indien des Finances, Arun Jaitley, a déclaré aujourd'hui que le cash excessif dans l'économie avait "ses propres coûts" et que l'Inde se dirigeait progressivement vers les transactions numériques. Par ailleurs, Tencent, la principale société chinoise d'Internet derrière la plate-forme de messagerie WeChat, a acquis une participation de 10% dans Snap, la société mère de Snapchat.
L'industrie des médias, qui reste la principale source de nouvelles et d'informations à l'ère numérique, fait face à de vastes opportunités et à de grands défis, a déclaré Lundi UNESCO dans son analyse sur les nouvelles tendances en matière de liberté des médias, l'indépendance et la sécurité des journalistes.
Au sujet des infrastructures, Angola Cables a annoncé que l'entreprise s'apprête à desservir le marché avec le nouveau câble sous-marin du sud de l'Atlantique (Sacs) qui reliera la côte ouest de l'Afrique et le Brésil à partir de la mi-2018.
Ci-dessous, des informations sur ces sujets et événements ainsi que des documents sur la cyber géoplasticité, l'intelligence artificielle ...

Les géants d'Internet ont-ils aidé à l'élection de Trump

https://www.franceinter.fr/monde/les-geants-d-internet-ont-ils-aide...

Le Conseil mondial dee entreprises de blockchain s'installe à Genève

https://www.letemps.ch/economie/2017/11/06/conseil-mondial-entrepri...

La Chine organisera la quatrième conférence mondiale sur Internet en Décembre 

http://french.china.org.cn/business/txt/2017-11/06/content_50053008...

Geneve devient un centre des technologies des chaines de blocs

https://www.swissinfo.ch/fre/gen%C3%A8ve-devient-un-centre-des-tech...

La Chine organisera la quatrième conférence mondiale sur Internet en Décembre

http://french.china.org.cn/business/txt/2017-11/06/content_50053008...

Surveillance électronique : la vie privée des européens devant la Cour Supreme US

https://blogs.mediapart.fr/patrick-cahez/blog/091117/surveillance-e...

Les GAFA obligent les banques à se réinventer

https://business.lesechos.fr/directions-numeriques/digital/transfor...

Twitter accepte de stocker les données personnelles des russes

http://www.lapresse.ca/techno/internet/201711/08/01-5142795-twitter...

Données personnelles : le réglement européen oblige les universités à se pencher sur leur data

http://www.letudiant.fr/educpros/enquetes/donnees-personnelles-regl...

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