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IG Weekly Brief : OECD on digital firms taxation; WTO to create electronic commerce WG; Consultation on tax regime in Europe; Bad Rabbit ransomware; Putin on cyber extremism..

SUMMARY

This week, digital economy on Internet Governance headlines as, "OECD on October 25 released public comments from 52 individuals and groups on the design of new international tax rules for digital firms. The comments, released in two documents, Part I  and Part II, aim to help an OECD task force prepare an interim report on the issue, to be presented to G20 finance ministers in April 2018". Also; A group of WTO countries have begun working to create an electronic commerce working group under the WTO umbrella that would become a forum for issues such as information communication technology infrastructure and services; trade logistics; payment solutions; regulatory frameworks; technical assistance; and access to finance. Furthemore, the European Union is asking its citizens to help decide on a fairer tax regime for large digital corporations that may include a tax on their global profits. Firms such as Amazon Google and Facebook have often been accused of paying too little tax within the bloc by establishing their regional headquarters in low-tax countries such as Luxembourg and Ireland.

On cyber extremism, russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that law enforcement agencies must take tough action against persons and groups using the Internet for extremist ends.

On cyber geopolitics, British lawmakers have asked Facebook to release information about Russian-linked activity around the U.K.'s European Union membership referendum and recent election.

On security, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey are among the nations that have fallen victim to Bad Rabbit, which appears to be related to Petya. Russian media outlet Interfax confirmed the attack on Tuesday morning, several other outlets were reportedly attacked as well

On data protection, having first raised the issue in 2016, EU regulators have now issued a second warning about WhatsApp sharing user data with parent company Facebook.

Below, informations on those subjects as well documents net neutrality, cyberpolitics.

Regards

The politics of internet domain names and the case of .amazon

http://www.aei.org/publication/the-politics-of-internet-domain-name...

Laura Galante on where politics and cybersecurity collide

http://www.satellitetoday.com/technology/2017/10/24/laura-galante-p...

The Future of democratic threats is digital

https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/the-future-of...

Let's hammer it out : Does Ireland need an Internet Policy Forum

https://www.siliconrepublic.com/comms/internet-policy-ireland-iedr

An over-the-top approach to internet regulation in developing countries

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/10/over-top-approach-internet-re...

EU LAUNCHES PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON TAX REGIME

Commission gathers views on how to tax the digital economy fairly and effectively

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-4204_en.htm

EU considers tax on digital firms' global profits

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/eu...

EU launches public consultation on tax regime for tech companies

http://www.zdnet.com/article/eu-launches-public-consultation-on-tax...

OECD ON DIGITAL ECONOMY TAXATION

OECD releases comments on international tax rules for digital economy

https://mnetax.com/oecd-releases-comments-international-tax-rules-d...

OECD's position on taxation of the digital economy

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=fd6c7f82-f008-4adf-b...

EU members preparing to directly tax the digital economy

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=346da622-5c43-4796-8...

WTDC-17

World Telecommunication Conference addresses ICT's contribution to the SDGs

http://sdg.iisd.org/news/world-telecommunication-conference-address...

PUTIN ON ONLINE EXTREMISM

Putin urges tough action against online extremism

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-attack-russia-putin/russia...

Putin urges tighter security for Russia's internet without 'total barriers and filters'

http://tass.com/politics/972688

E-COMMERCE

E-commerce and digital trade for development negociations to soft launch at MC11

http://e15initiative.org/blogs/e-commerce-and-digital-trade-for-dev...

India rejects WTO push for new global e-commerce rules

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/tRCUKDsTGvnQUpVyVTLmhJ/India-rejec...

RUSSIA ALLEDGED INFLUENCE IN BREXIT VOTE

UK lawmakers seek Facebook data on Russia-linked Brexit Ads

https://www.voanews.com/a/britain-brexit-russia-linked-facebook-ads...

U.K lawmakers ask Facebook about russian influence in Brexit vote

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/24/world/europe/britain-russia-face...

BADRABBIT RANSOMWARE

A new ransomware attack called Bad Rabbit looks related to NotPetya

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/24/badrabbit-notpetya-russia-ukraine...

New wave of ransomware spreading rapidly through Russia, Ukrain and other nations

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171024_new_wave_of_ransomware_sprea...

EU INCREASE PRESSURE ON WHATSAPP

EU privacy regulators increase pressure on Whasapp over data sharing

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/25/eu-privacy-regulators-increase-pres...

WhatsApp, Facebook to face EU data protection taskforce

http://www.zdnet.com/article/whatsapp-facebook-to-face-eu-data-prot...

ECJ ON DATA PROTECTION & FACEBOOK

ECJ open way to mounting data protection rule for facebook

https://www.ft.com/content/89776325-a6d1-37c2-87d7-2f54bcbd70a4

WhatsApp faces EU taskforce over sharing user data with Facebook

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/26/whatsapp-faceboo...

.AMAZON

ICANN to reconsider the .amazon domain application

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171023_icann_to_reconsider_the_amaz...

French

Cette semaine, l'OCDE a publié le 25 octobre les commentaires publics sur la conception de nouvelles règles fiscales internationales pour les entreprises numériques. Les commentaires, publiés dans deux documents visent à aider le groupe de travail de l'OCDE à préparer un rapport sur la question, qui sera présenté aux ministres des finances du G20 en avril 2018 ".
D'autre part, un groupe de pays de l'OMC a commencé à travailler sur la création d'un groupe de travail sur le commerce électronique qui deviendrait un forum pour des questions telles que les infrastructures, les services des technologies de l'information et des communications, la logistique commerciale, les solutions de paiement, cadres réglementaire, assistance technique, et l'accès au financement.
Au demeurant, suite au lancement d'une consultation publique,
l'Union européenne a demande à ses citoyens d'aider à décider d'un régime fiscal plus équitable pour les grandes entreprises numériques qui pourraient inclure une taxe sur leurs bénéfices. Des entreprises comme Amazon Google et Facebook ont ​​souvent été accusées de payer trop peu d'impôts en établissant leur siège régional dans des pays à faible taux d'imposition tels que le Luxembourg et l'Irlande.
Sur le cyber-extrémisme, le président russe Vladimir Poutine a déclaré jeudi que les forces de l'ordre doivent prendre des mesures sévères contre les personnes et les groupes qui utilisent Internet à des fins extrémistes.
Sur la cyber-géopolitique, les législateurs britanniques ont demandé à Facebook de publier des informations sur les probables allégations russes relatives au vote du BREXIT.
Sur la sécurité, la Russie, l'Ukraine et la Turquie sont parmi les pays qui ont été victimes du logiciel malveillant BAD RABBIT. Le média russe Interfax a confirmé l'attaque mardi matin, plusieurs autres points de vente auraient également été attaqués
En ce qui concerne la protection des données, les régulateurs de l'UE ont émis un deuxième avertissement concernant le partage des données d'utilisateurs WhatsApp avec la société mère Facebook.
Ci-dessous, des informations sur ces sujets ainsi que des documents sur la neutralité du net, la cyberpolitique.

Comment fonctionne le systéme d'information de l'ONU

https://theconversation.com/comment-fonctionne-le-systeme-dinformat...

Wannacry Notpetya : la terreur du logiciel destructeur

http://www.notretemps.com/high-tech/actualites/wannacry-notpetya-la...

Le salut des armées passera par l'ultra high-tech et le cyber

http://www.lepoint.fr/societe/le-salut-des-armees-passera-par-l-ult...

Benin : L'ARCEP et l'ICANN sensibilisent les Béninois sur les ressources critiques de l'Internet

https://www.socialnetlink.org/2017/10/larcep-et-licann-sensibilisen...

Les achats sur Amazon seront taxés des 2019

https://www.letemps.ch/economie/2017/10/18/achats-amazon-seront-tax...

La bataille des droits d'auteur face aux géants du net

https://www.ouest-france.fr/reflexion/editorial/la-bataille-des-dro...

L'incroyable essor des levées de fonds en cryptomonnaies

https://business.lesechos.fr/entrepreneurs/financer-sa-creation/030...

L'Europe renforce la confidentialité du net

https://www.sciencesetavenir.fr/high-tech/l-europe-renforce-la-conf...

L'Europe veut limiter les cookies sur Internet

http://jactiv.ouest-france.fr/actualites/europe/multimedia-leurope-...

Données personnelles : Whatsapp sous pression de l'Europe pour se conformer à la loi

http://www.numerama.com/tech/300932-donnees-personnelles-whatsapp-s...

Amazon s'accapare la quasi moitié du e-commerce aux Etats Unis

https://www.usine-digitale.fr/article/amazon-s-accapare-la-quasi-mo...

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