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Internet Gov Weekly Brief : African Internet Summit; Internet trends 2017; China launch cybersecurity law; Japan & Surveillance; North Korea's iPad; Putin on elections hacking; GFCE..

SUMMARY


This week; African Internet Summit took place in Nairobi where "The African Union Commission, in partnership with the Internet Society has unveiled a new set of Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa that are set to change the way Union States approach cyber security". Also, African Internet Organisations has issued statement on internet Shutdown in the continent "calling on African governments to renounce the use of internet shutdown as a policy tool, and to engage in meaningful dialogue with stakeholders". Besides, the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise took place in Brussels.

On Cyberpolitics, China on Thursday launched cybersecurity law, claiming to ensure its national security, amid criticism from foreign companies which say it might hamper their operations. Besides, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said "patriotic minded" private Russian hackers unconnected to the government could be behind major hacks that interfered in other 'nations' elections. Moreover, North Korea has brought out its very own version of Apple’s iPad.

On surveillance, Edward Snowden, who exposed the existence of highly invasive U.S. surveillance programs in 2013, warned this week that Japan might be moving closer to achieving sweeping surveillance of ordinary citizens.
Mary Meeker, released her annual internet trends report on Wednesday which offers a comprehensive look at the current digital technology landscape and what tech trends to expect next.
On Child online abuse, The Europol police agency has shared 20 images of everyday objects featured in the background of lurid child pornography videos in the hope of tracking down paedophiles and victims of child sex abuse.
On Fake news, Facebook's shareholders have rejected a proposal which could have forced the social media giant to publish a report on the impact of fake news disseminated via its site.
On hate speech, The number of illegal posts removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft has doubled in the last six months, but more can still be done, says the EU.


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INTERNET GEOPOLITICS


Recent internet attacks in which russians suspected

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/recent-internet-attac...


Putin : election hacks be work of "patriotic minded" russians

http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/335919-putin-election-hacks...

North Korea creates its own version of Apple Ipad
http://gazettereview.com/2017/06/north-korea-creates-version-apple-...

AFRICAN INTERNET SUMMIT


Common statement by AF* on internet shutdown in Africa

https://www.afrinic.net/fr/library/news/2141-common-statement-by-af...


African Union unveils guidelines to promote cyber security in Africa

http://www.htxt.co.za/2017/05/31/au-unveils-guidelines-to-promote-c...


African Union commission and Internet Society support Internet infrastructure security in Africa

https://www.thegfce.com/news/news/2017/05/31/the-african-union-comm...


JAPAN AND SURVEILLANCE


Japon close to usfering in new wave of mass surveillance, Snowden warns

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/06/01/national/japan-close-us...


China concerned about claims of mass surveillance in Japan

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-06/02/c_136335385.htm


CHINA LAUNCHES CYBERSECURITY LAW


China internet regulatory says cybersecurity law not a trade barrier

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2017-05/31/content_29563471.htm


China launches cybersecurity law

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/gadgets/china-launches-...


China tough cybersecurity law comes into effect

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/614805/chinas-tough-cybersecuri...


GLOBAL FORUM ON CYBER EXPERTISE


Global Forum on Cyber Expertise

https://www.thegfce.com/


Global cyber expertise magazine issue 3

https://www.thegfce.com/about/documents/publications/2017/05/31/glo...


INTERNET SHUTDOWN

Common Statement by AF on internet shutdown in Africa

https://www.afrinic.net/fr/library/news/2141-common-statement-by-af...


Ethiopia imposes 100 percent internet blackout to protect integrity of exams

http://www.africanews.com/2017/05/31/ethiopia-imposes-100-percent-i...


Ethiopia's internet shut down by government

http://www.information-age.com/ethiopias-internet-shut-down-governm...


DATA PROTECTION


UK isues record data protection fines in the past year

http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450419888/UK-issues-record-data-...


Bank concerned over being to meet EU data protection deadline

https://www.ft.com/content/ad3916e0-4459-11e7-8519-9f94ee97d996


CHILD ABUSE ONLINE


Europol shows clues from child abuse image to track offenders

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40115549


DOMAIN NAME


EMOJI domain names bad idea warns ICANN security Advisory Committee

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170527_emoji_in_domain_names_bad_id...


NET NEUTRALITY


Netflix CEO reed hastings net neutrality not our primary battle

https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/31/15719824/netflix-ceo-reed-hastin...


Why net neutrality DGAF about net neutrality anymore

http://mashable.com/2017/05/31/netflix-net-neutrality-reed-hastings...


MARY MEEKER'S INTERNET TRENDS


Mary Meeker's internet trends : Google, facebook dominates as ad moves to web from TV

http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/05/31/mary-meekers-internet-trends...


Mary Meeker's Internet trends report 201

https://yourstory.com/2017/06/mary-meeker-internet-trends-report-2017/


No good news for media industry in Internet trends report

http://www.zdnet.com/article/no-good-news-for-media-industry-in-int...


FAKE NEWS


Facebook shareholders reject fake news proposal

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/06/01/facebook-sharehold...


Facebook shareholders press management on fake news

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40124090


HATE SPEECH


Europe praises internet giants for progress on hate speech

https://www.cnet.com/news/europe-praises-facebook-twitter-youtube-f...

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RESUME

Cette semaine; Le Sommet africain de l'Internet a eu lieu à Nairobi où «La Commission de l'Union africaine, en partenariat avec Internet Society, a dévoilé un ensemble de lignes directrices sur la sécurité de l'infrastructure Internet pour l'Afrique qui devraient changer la manière dont les États de l'Union abordent la cybersécurité». De plus, les organisations internet africaines ont publié un communiqué sur les blocges d'internet sur le continent "appelant les gouvernements africains à renoncer à l'utilisation des coupures Internet en tant qu'instrument politique et à engager un dialogue significatif avec les parties prenantes".

En outre, le Forum mondial sur la cyber expertise a eu lieu à Bruxelles.

Sur la cyberpolitique, la Chine a lancé jeudi une loi controversée sur la cybersécurité, pour assurer sa sécurité nationale. En outre, le président russe Vladimir Poutine a déclaré jeudi que les pirates russes privés «d'esprit patriotique», sans rapport avec le gouvernement, pourraient être derrière les hacks majeurs qui ont entravé les élections des autres nations. En outre, la Corée du Nord a mis en évidence sa propre version de l'iPad d'Apple.

Sur la surveillance, Edward Snowden, qui a exposé l'existence de programmes de surveillance américains en 2013, a mis en garde cette semaine que le Japon pourrait se rapprocher d'une surveillance radicale des citoyens ordinaires.
Mary Meeker, a publié mercredi son rapport annuel sur les tendances sur Internet qui offre un aperçu complet du paysage actuel de la technologie numérique et des tendances technologiques à attendre.
Sur l'abus en ligne des enfants, l'agence de police d'Europol a partagé 20 images d'objets de vidéos de pornographie enfantine lurique dans l'espoir de traquer les pédophiles.
Sur les nouvelles fausses, les actionnaires de Facebook ont ​​rejeté une proposition qui aurait pu obliger le géant des médias sociaux à publier un rapport sur l'impact de fausses nouvelles diffusées via son site.
Sur les discours de haine en ligne, le nombre de messages illégaux supprimés par Facebook, Twitter, YouTube et Microsoft a doublé au cours des six derniers mois, mais il reste encore beaucoup à faire, dit l'UE.


Bonne lecture!



GEOPOLITIQUE - INTERNET

La Corée du Nord livre un clone raté de l'IPAD

http://www.silicon.fr/coree-du-nord-clone-ipad-176485.html


Ukaine : le groupe Yandex accusé de servir l'espionnage russe
http://www.notretemps.com/high-tech/actualites/ukraine-le-groupe-in...


CHINA LANCE UNE LOI SUR LA CYBERSECURITE


En Chine, une loi controversée sur les données personnelles et la cybersécurité

http://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2017/06/01/en-chine-une-loi-co...


La Chine lance sa loi sur la cybersécurité

http://www.lapresse.ca/techno/internet/201705/31/01-5103060-la-chin...

SOMMET AFRICAIN DE L'INTERNET


Des consignes pour un internet plus sur en Afrique

http://afriqueinside.com/des-consignes-pour-un-internet-plus-sur-en...

Internet Society et la Commission de l'Union Africaine publient les consignes de sécurité applicable à l'Infrastructure internet en Afrique

http://www.alwihdainfo.com/L-Internet-Society-et-la-Commission-de-l...

Cyber-sécurité : l'UA présente ses recommandations

http://afrique.latribune.fr/africa-tech/2017-05-31/cyber-securite-l...


DONNÉES PERSONNELLES


Données personnelles : menace sur la presse européenne

http://www.lefigaro.fr/medias/2017/05/29/20004-20170529ARTFIG00049-...

PEDOPHILIE EN LIGNE

Europol : des objets du quotidien comme indices pour retrouver des pédophiles

http://www.leparisien.fr/flash-actualite-monde/europol-des-objets-d...

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