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May's issue of the Digital Watch newsletter

Issue 21 - Geneva Digital Watch newsletterThe May issue of the Digital Watch newsletter, which rounds up the Internet governance and digital policy developments of the month, is available. The highlights include:

  • An analysis of the top trends in May, including  the increase in ransomware cyber-attacks, the CJEU's impact on the future of the sharing economy; a possible U-turn in USA net neutrality rules; a trend in bilateral settlements of tax disputes involving technology companies; and DPAs flexing their muscles over Facebook.
  • An analysis of how and why the WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack happened.
  • An overview of the role of digital policy in campaigns and general elections (including France, UK, and Malta).
  • A round-up of the main digital policy updates of the month, with security, e-commerce, net neutrality, and digital rights being among the prominent issues.
  • And a crossword to test your knowledge on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into effect on 25 May 2018.

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