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Weekly web review : InterCommunity 2015, IANA transition, Africa DNS Forum, Nethui 2015, BRICS Summit, Cyberpolitics, etc..‏

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This week; InterCommunity 2015, the US Congressionnal hearing on IANA transition, Africa DNS Forum, Nethui 2015 were part of main events on internet governance ecosystem. Below; some articles, thoughts and news relating to those events along with documents on Cyberpolitics, BRICS summit, Netmundial, ICANN, Domain name, etc...

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INTERCOMMUNITY 2015

InterCommunity 2015
https://www.internetsociety.org/intercommunity2015/

U.S CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON IANA STEWARDSHIP TRANSITION

Internet Governance Progress After ICANN 53
http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/internet-governance-progres...

Icann Says End of US Oversight Role 'Strengthens' the Internet
http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/icann-says-end-of-us-oversigh...

ICANN running the global internet? It's gonna be OK, it's gonna be OK, US Congress told
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/07/08/congressional_iana_hearing/

ICANN reports progress on proposals to shift Internet control
http://www.fiercegovernmentit.com/story/icann-reports-progress-prop...

AFRICA DNS FORUM

Africa DNS Forum
http://livestream.com/internetsociety/africadnsforum/videos/92468142

Africa: Knowledge of Online Trademark Laws Still Low Among Africa's Legal Professionals
http://allafrica.com/stories/201507062902.html

Africa's role in shaping the future of ICT
http://www.cnbcafrica.com/video/?bctid=4340156052001#prclt-Dm52W7Qv

Lack of ccTLD Growth in Africa Only Partially Due to Internet Penetration
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150709_lack_of_cctld_growth_in_afri...

Africa DNS Forum Kenya: Africa’s Participation in ICANN Worrying
http://domainnewsafrica.com/dns-forum-kenya-africas-participation-i...

Africa: Liquid Telecom to Compete With Google in Offering Africa DNS Server Addresses
http://allafrica.com/stories/201507091533.html

NETHUI 2015

Nethui 2015
http://2015.nethui.nz/

Nethui 2015 Live Streaming Of Sessions - 9, 10 July
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1507/S00030/nethui-2015-live-strea...

NetHui’s strength in diversity
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1506/S00475/nethuis-strength-in-di...

UNITED NATIONS / INTERNET

UAE Named Head of U.N. Research Committee of Internet of Things
http://au.idigitaltimes.com/uae-named-head-un-research-committee-in...

The U.N.’s New Digital Privacy Investigator Should Have Been Estonian
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/07/06/u_n_digital_priv...

Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in the CAR Not Given Priority by the United Nations
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bea-edwards/allegations-of-child-sexu...

NETMUNDIAL

I&J Project Featured As Example of Polycentric Governance Collaboration at NETmundial Initiative
http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/ij-project-featured-as-example-...

Quintett Leads Net Mundial Initiative (NMI): New Steam for an Enabling Multistakeholder Platform
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150709_quintett_leads_net_mundial_i...

ICANN

Special Report: ICANN Reviews Process For New Domains; Names Proposal For IANA Transition Done
http://www.ip-watch.org/2015/06/28/special-report-icann-reviews-pro...

ICANN Finances: Swallow the money
http://www.ionmag.asia/2015/07/icann-finances-swallow-the-money/

ICANN's plan to end online anonymity would 'radically undermine' internet safety
http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2416818/icanns-plan-to-end...

ICANN Turns Attention to Middle East
http://www.domainnews.com/icann-turns-attention-to-middle-east.html

Moving ICANN to a international body was a horrible mistake
https://blog.stigmasearch.com/news/moving-icann-to-a-international-...

BRICS SUMMIT

BRICS leaders adopt final declaration at summit in Russia’s Ufa
http://in.rbth.com/news/2015/07/09/brics_leaders_adopt_final_declar...

Modi at BRICS : India's rope trick on internet governance
http://indianexpress.com/article/blogs/modi-at-brics-indias-rope-tr...

A BRICS vision for the internet?
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/brics-leaders-meet-in-ufa-for...

BRICS propose Internet control based on democracy, human rights protection
http://rbth.com/news/2015/07/09/brics_propose_internet_control_base...

Kremlin Convenes Anti-Western Gatherings
http://www.eurasianet.org/node/74156

Narendra Modi's super tweet that has the Internet in splits
http://www.firstpost.com/politics/narendra-modis-super-tweet-intern...

China and Russia: The world's new superpower axis?
http://mg.co.za/article/2015-07-07-china-and-russia-the-worlds-new-...

DOMAIN NAME

Agreement Between ICANN and EURid to Develop DNS Sector in Africa and Middle East
http://www.domainnews.com/agreement-between-icann-and-eurid-to-deve...

Furor rages over ICANN and Facebook's bid to publish home addresses of website owners
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/07/07/domain_privacy_furor_contin...

.Amazon Domain Sparks Feud Between Congress and ICANN
http://www.corpcounsel.com/id=1202731362110/Amazon-Domain-Sparks-Fe...

PRIVACY - DATA PROTECTION

Head of EU data protection says trading privacy for security is a “false fad”
http://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2015/07/head-of-eu-data-protec...

Privacy is a right that security must not undermine
https://www.dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Commentary/2015/Jul-08/305624-...

CYBERPOLITICS

Converging on the future of global Internet governance: The United States and Brazil
http://www.brookings.edu/events/2015/07/09-global-internet-governance

Connecting In Cuba
http://www.worldpolicy.org/blog/2015/07/07/connecting-cuba

The Globalists Are Racing to World War III Before the American Sheeple Wake Up
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-globalists-are-racing-to-world-war...

Ghost Fleet: Welcome to the World of Post-Snowden Techno-Thrillers
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/07/04/ghost-fleet-welcome-w...

Pentagon, FBI And NSA Train US And British Officials For Cyber War
http://cloudtweaks.com/2015/07/pentagon-fbi-nsa-train-officials-cyb...

How to break the internet in Europe: throw Tsipras to the lions
http://fortune.com/2015/07/08/how-to-break-the-internet-in-europe-t...

Iran and Saudi Arabia edge towards cyber war, study says
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/29/iran-and-saudi-arabia-edge-t...

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